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Private Theatre District Tour

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New York, United States
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Private experience
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Explore New York City's Theater District on a private 2-hour walking tour that introduces you to backstage stories and insider secrets of the Great White Way. With a private guide, walk through the area around Times Square to see theaters that have been home to legendary performances and Broadway stars. You'll hear about the history of live theater, including the early days of Vaudeville and the creation of the musical.
  • 2-hour private Theater District walking tour with an industry professional
  • Get the inside scoop on the mecca of live theater
  • See theaters where actors, directors, producers, choreographers, and composers have created more 100 years of art and music
  • Learn about the creation of the musical, the golden age of musical theater, and cultural phenomenons like Hamilton
Your tour starts outside the Majestic Theatre in Manhattan, home to The Phantom of the Opera. Meet your guide, who tells you about other shows that have opened here, and then head down the street toward other well-known theaters before stopping outside Sardi's, an iconic watering hole for the theater industry and fans.

Continuing your walk, listening to commentary from your guide about the Shubert Theatre, and then turn onto 45th Street, lined with venues such as the Booth Theatre, Jacobs Theatre, Golden Theatre, Imperial Theatre, Hirschfeld Theatre, and Music Box Theatre. You'll see the Marriott Marquis Hotel and visit the Marqus Theatre, learning about the history of the hotel and what used to stand there.

Next, head toward the Richard Rogers Theatre, which is home to smash hit Hamilton, and continue to Duffy Square, the center of Times Square, to hear the history of how this part of Manhattan became such a famous location. Keep walking past more theaters, listening to stories about the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, and then hear a bit about the Off-Broadway scene.  Your tour ends outside the home of Wicked, the Gershwin Theatre.
Itinerary
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Times Square
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
Duration: 2 hours 
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Broadway
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Gershwin Theater
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Ambassador Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Al Hirschfeld Theatre
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Barrymore Theatre
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Minskoff Theatre
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Imperial Theatre
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Eugene O'Neill Theatre
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Palace Theatre
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Richard Rodgers Theatre
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Shubert Theatre
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Marquis Theatre
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Majestic Theatre
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Booth Theatre
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Walter Kerr Theater
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St James Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Golden Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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New World Stages
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Music Box Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
Admission Ticket Free
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Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
Admission Ticket Free
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Broadhurst Theatre
See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres, hear backstage stories and insider secrets, and learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today.
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Theater district tour worth every penny!
sam34j
, Nov 2019
Our tour guide, Patrick, was a wealth of knowledge, anecdotes, historical background, all interspersed with his obvious love of theater. We learned so much in such a short period of time...and enjoyed every minute.

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