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Address: 208 W 41st St, New York City, NY 10036-7203
Phone Number: +1 917-841-0187
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Have you ever wanted to know which Broadway theaters are haunted? Are you...

Have you ever wanted to know which Broadway theaters are haunted? Are you curious to know what a Broadway "swing" is? Have you ever heard about the ghost light? If so, then this tour is just for you! "The Great White Way" has always been a world full of mystery, tradition, history and spectacle. Now, you too can learn all there is to know about Broadway on our two hour tour. All of our guides are working theatre professionals and will share stories and anecdotes from Broadway!

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Great tour!

We had a really great time and a super-informative tour with Eric. He answered all of our questions patiently, and knew his material well. His enthusiasm for the theater was... read more

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Rakesh G
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Rochester, New York

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a really great time and a super-informative tour with Eric. He answered all of our questions patiently, and knew his material well. His enthusiasm for the theater was contagious, and we wished we could have spent the rest of the day with him. This is a not-to-be-missed tour for anyone interested in the theater!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing tour! My wife and I did the Act I tour and our guide Tim was very knowledgeable and shared some great behind the scenes info on some of the most famous Broadway theaters. My wife and I are big Broadway fans, but I think this tour would be great for anyone with a love of theater... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Broadway Up Close really is!!! Wonderful informative walking tour about Broadway theaters and show business. We've had Tim twice (Act I a couple of weeks ago & Act II yesterday). Tim is energetic & fantastic in telling delightful stories and tidbits about theater and the people on Broadway. If you're a theater lover or just want the inside scoop, you'll... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on Act 1 this weekend with a friend. The owner Tim was our guide and had so much energy and enthusiasm and most of all knowledge. I am a huge Broadway fan and learned things I didn't know about the history of Broadway. I can't wait to go back and take Act 2 and Act 3. I highly... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour guide in Central Park, Tim's style is definitely what I strive to do on my best days! After a quick history of the Broadway district, he quickly digs into the hidden stories that made me walk away like I knew a few secrets! He is also a working actor which serves as a nice contrast of mixing 'Broadway history'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great start to our first NYC family trip! Tim was really welcoming, knowledgeable, entertaining, and gave us a lot of fun insight to Wicked which we're attending in 2 days. I am rarely moved to take the time to write reviews but I am happy to do so in this case. Our 12 year old dancer loved it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I went on the ACT 1 tour this weekend. Our tour guide, Tim, immediately felt like an old friend. I'm in my 20's and have only been to a handful of Broadway shows, while my mom's been to dozens. The tour was just as interesting for both of us and we came away having a whole new... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Act 1 tour with Tim and he was just terrific. Great energy, great charisma. We learned about the history of Broadway and individual theaters, with Tim showing us great period photos to illustrate his points. He performs on Broadway and was ready to answer any question any of us about rehearsals, salaries, touring and anything else you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 12 year old daughter who loves Broadway and I both LOVED our Broadway Up Close Walking Tour walking tour. Our tour guide, Cary, was enthusiastic, knowledgable, and entertaining offering interesting facts and stories about the theaters, shows, and NYC history. I would highly recommend these walking tours and plan to check out another one of theirs on a return... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate to have a very small group tour (3 participants) but I think this tour would be great no matter the group size. I was on the Act 1 tour (but will definitely return for following Acts when next in NYC). Cary was immediately welcoming and chatted about the shows I was seeing whilst we awaited the other... More 

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