Explore the Theater District with those who have first hand experience, the actors, the directors, and the dreamers who give the Great White Way its heart and soul. Hear the stories of the great artists that have played on these stages; and learn the sordid secret history that transpired backstage. Listen to tales of ghosts that still stride the boards as your guide recounts the legends and superstitions of the theater world.
Accompany us on a 1 hour and 45-minute English-language walking tour and…
No, this is primarily an outdoor tour that gives you a first-hand "inside" perspective of the industry. You may go inside buildings such as the Edison Hotel or New York Marriott Marquis.
It is important to arrive at the tour starting location at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time, as we do start the tour promptly. It would be unfair for the others if we need to wait for those that are late. We cannot guarantee you’ll be able to find your tour group if you are late.
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise the tour goes on. Please do check the weather report and be prepared for the weather.
You can cancel a tour up to 48 hours prior to your tour date without penalty and receive a full refund. Also prior to 48 hours of your tour date, you can reschedule your tour without penalty. Tour spots are limited.
Tips are always appreciated by our guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.
Yes, this tour is included with your New York Pass. You’ll need to make a reservation with your credit card. No charges will apply IF you show up with a valid New York Pass. You can cancel 48 hours prior to your tour without penalty. You can always reschedule your tour. This allows us to better manage our group size and make the tour experience better for you.
to 42nd Street / Times Square
to 49th Street
47-50 Street: Rockefeller Center
By Car: Click here to view a map of nearby paid parking spaces. Not recommended due to unpredictable traffic which may cause you to miss the tour.
Tour Bus Loading/ Unloading and Parking: Click here for a list of DOT’s authorized bus layover locations.
Tour Ends: near the meeting location
You’ll meet your guide at the feet of George M. Cohan, legendary pioneer of New York theater. From there, your immersive Broadway experience will lift the curtain on a world of auditions and opening nights, huge disappointments and massive successes.
Step into the footsteps of giants and listen to the stories of greats like Ethel Barrymore, Judy Garland, Humphrey Bogart, Julie Andrews, and so many more, all narrated by one of our own Broadway hopefuls.
"We had a real Broadway actor as a guide, really cool."
As you explore the Theater District, your guide will share their own tale of Broadway dreams. Our top-rated pros have extensive knowledge of show business and will weave their personal experiences into the rich historical narrative. What better way to see the bright lights of Broadway than through the eyes of an artist?
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