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Broadway Up Close Walking Tours


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Ever wonder how a Broadway show is created? Or which Broadway theaters are haunted? Are you obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical? Look no further - we're got the tours for you! Since 2010, Broadway Up Close has provided unique, detailed...more
208 W 41st St, Between 7th and 8th Avenues, New York City, NY 10036-7203
+1 917-841-0187
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All reviews act ii hand warmers tim dolan ghost stories musical theatre great tour the theater district behind the scenes inside scoop his passion history lesson new york knowledgeable guide ask questions a lot of fun couple of hours great fun
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For our multigenerational girls weekend to NYC, we booked the Act I tour based on Trip Advisor reviews.It was worth every penny and if we had more time, I would’ve loved to check out their other tours! Danielle was a very knowledgeable guide and she...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Danielle was a real delight! She was a “fountain of knowledge” about the origins of Broadway & all of the theaters that we visited. Her haunted stories were great! This was our second tour with BUC, & we would recommend them to any theater lovers!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did two BUC tours during our stay in New York, the Hamiltour and the Ghostlight Tour. Our guides Ryan and Molly were very informative and super fun! We enjoyed all of the historical tidbits on both tours and the “insider information” on current shows....More

Thank HeidiZ52
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our Act I tour last year and signed up for Act II this year. We never expected that Act II could be anywhere near the equivalent of Act I, but it was. Cary was a great tour guide and provided lots of interesting...More

Thank spritzel
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have done 4 tours with the guys now and it keeps on delivering in a big way. even if you have not that much interest in shows they give a great insight into old NYC with great energy and interest. we have had some...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Act I tour with Ryan and loved it. He was personable, professional, knowleadgeable and fun. We learned so much about the theaters, history, and plays on Broadway. I love how Ryan showed us pictures on his iPad of buildings or Broadway personalities...More

Thank SolangeI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a fun and informative tour. Took the Act I tour with Ryan and cannot wait to go on the Act II tour! Great bang for the buck!

Thank terracino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I joined in the Act III Tour, and brought along three friends on their first visit to the theater district. Cary is an amazing guide. We gushed so much about theater trivia and exchanged our recent theater-going experience. We love his share of interesting knowledge...More

Thank AnnaZ1839
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time! So much fascinating history was presented along with photos of what once was. We will definitely do Act 2 when we return. Ryan was awesome, articulate and courteous. Thanks so much!

Thank ljools
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a big musical theatre fan, this was the perfect addition to an amazing trip to New York. The Act I tour takes you through the history of Broadway and talks about how its landscape has changed over time. I especially loved seeing photos which...More

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7 May 2018|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Jenny, Thanks for your question! Yes, we've had children as young as 7 years old on our Broadway sidewalks. It really depends on attention span and interest, but we have a lot of families join us - especially on our... More
Carol K
18 April 2018|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Carol, As the others have mentioned, you can visit our website. There is a direct link if you scroll up near the name our business on this page. We look forward to touring with you on our Broadway sidewalks. -Tim Dolan... More
19 December 2016|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Alex, Great to hear from you! Yes, it should definitely be up and running by January, I think! I'm putting the finishing touches on it as we speak. This tour will actually be south of 50th Street...much further... More