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Scenes and Songs from Fannie Lou: On Broadway

 
 

We are truly excited to announce that we have partnered with an amazing show on Broadway! Look for our ad in the program and get the chance to win tickets for one of our tours in this wonderful evening’s production.

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Come and see an outstanding theatrical event

Scenes and Songs from Fannie Lou:

On Broadway

Monday, Feb. 24

at 7 p.m. at the

August Wilson Theatre

New York City

Experience music and scenes in a concert presentation of the new musical inspired by the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer

In addition to celebrating the life and work of Fannie Lou Hamer, the event also will serve as a fundraiser for the Yerwood Center, a youth services organization headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut

A limited number of tickets will benefit the center

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.fannieloumusical.com or call (203) 865-8490

New York Broadway Tours has a special arrangement with discount tickets available that are going fast!

New York Broadway Tours –Orchestra $45.00
These tickets are reserved for New York Broadway Tours group patrons. Seats are located in designated non-premium Orchestra sections. (New York Broadway Tours is a sponsor of “Scenes and Songs from Fannie Lou: On Broadway.”)

or

New York Broadway Tours –Mezzanine $35.00
These tickets are reserved for New York Broadway Tours group patrons. Seats are located in designated Mezzanine sections. (New York Broadway Tours is a sponsor of “Scenes and Songs from Fannie Lou: On Broadway.”)

Hope to see you THERE!

Happy 1 Year Anniversary NYBT!

 
 

NYBT's first tour!

NYBT’s first tour!

This has been an amazing year!

We have had visitors from all over the world join us for our Broadway tours, and now to say thank you, we are offering the chance to buy one and get one free! Yes, you heard us right: FREE NEW YORK BROADWAY TOUR TICKETS! Our one year anniversary falls on January 12th simply visit our event registration voucher calendar and register with a full price ticket $25 and then use promo code HAPPY1YEAR for the free ticket. Offer only valid for January 12th, 2014

A Broadway Musical Theatre Walking Tour in Times Square! (Act 2)

Experience the legendary sights and sounds of New York’s famous “Great White Way”!

For 2 glorious hours you will be taken on a fun-filled, historical, memorable walking tour through Times Square.

Highlights of the tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!

-Famous songs and show stoppers (performed with your tour guide!)

-Learn about Broadway stars (both in the earthly realm and beyond!)

-Get a chance to be a Broadway star!

-Info about the musicals: Cinderella, Wicked, Rocky The Musical, Book of Mormon, Chicago, etc.

You will visit famous theaters such as The Winterhaven, The Broadway Theater, The Gershwin, The Belasco, The Lyceum, and more!

This tour meets in front of The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) corner of W53rd and Broadway where Cinderella is playing.

Click here to register for the tour. 

Please note to celebrate this anniversary there will be professional footage taken during and on the tour for promotional purposes which will be aired on YouTube and shared on social media sites. Everyone who joins the tour will need to sign a release. Time to be a BROADWAY STAR!

We hope that you will join us! Let’s sing and dance down Broadway together!

 

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Give the gift of musical theatre this holiday!

 
 
Looking for a great gift for the music lover in your life? For under $50 you can give an experience to remember with a very special New York Broadway tour! Gift certificates make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, stocking stuffers, Hannukah, Bachelorette parties, corporate gifts or employee incentives. We’ll take your recipient behind the scenes of their favorite musical and give them a musical theatre experience they will never forget!

We can offer gift certificates for a private musical theatre experience or vouchers that will allow your loved one or friend join one of our public tours at their convenience. Send us an email request for a gift certificate today! Our email is info@newyorkbroadwaytours.com.

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Black Friday Spotlight Discount for Private Tour

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That’s right folks! New York Broadway Tours is excited to announce that we are holding a special Black Friday – Cyber Monday deal that allows you to book a 2 hour private walking tour of your choice!

The gift certificate is good for 1-10 people and scheduled to accommodate your loved ones travel needs.

Simply complete payment below between November 26th – December 1st and save up to 40% on bookings! Then your loved one can visit our website and choose the tour of their choice!

Private tours good for 2-10 people normally is $250. This is $100 in savings!!!

For only $150.00 you get the chance to give your family and friends a Broadway experience they won’t forget. 

So, what are you waiting for? Book it today and enjoy the GREAT WHITE WAY with your singing tour guide. :)

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A Musical Theatre Walking Tour in Times Square! Act 1

Experience the legendary sights and sounds of New York’s famous “Great White Way”!

For 2 glorious hours you will be taken on a fun-filled, historical, memorable walking tour through Times Square.

Highlights of the tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!

-Famous songs and show stoppers (performed with your tour guide!)

-Learn about Broadway stars (both in the earthly realm and beyond!)

-Get a chance to be a Broadway star!

-Info about the musicals: NewsiesSpiderman The MusicalPhantom of the OperaMatilda, etc…

You will visit famous theaters such as The NederlanderThe New AmsterdamThe MajesticShubert Theater, and more!


A Musical Theatre Walking Tour in Times Square! Act 2

Experience the legendary sights and sounds of New York’s famous “Great White Way”!

For 2 glorious hours you will be taken on a fun-filled, historical, memorable walking tour through Times Square.

Highlights of the tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!

-Famous songs and show stoppers (performed with your tour guide!)

-Learn about Broadway stars (both in the earthly realm and beyond!)

-Get a chance to be a Broadway star!

-Info about the musicals: Cinderella, Wicked, Mamma Mia, Book of Mormon, Chicago, etc.

You will visit famous theaters such as The Winterhaven, The Broadway Theater, The Gershwin, The Belasco, The Lyceum, and more!


Haunted Broadway Tour

Do you find yourself humming creepy tunes like the theme from The Addams Family *snap snap* or find yourself randomly doing the Time Warp again? Then this is the tour for you!

Join us as we explore the spookier side of Broadway. Visit legendary haunted theatres and locales where those denizens of the dark and famous Vaudeville/Broadway stars who still take to the stage long after the curtains have closed and after the ghost lights have been turned on.

Sing along to famous dark musicals like Jekyll and HydeSweeney ToddEvil Dead:the musical,Carrie:the musical (which was so scary it only had 5 performances!), Ghost: the musical,  Little Shop of HorrorsPhantom Of The Opera and more.

Highlights of our 1½ hour tour include:

  • Learn about Broadway stars (both in the earthly realm and beyond!)

  • Learn dance moves from Rocky Horror’s Time Warp or Michael Jackson’s legendary Thriller dance!

  • Get a chance to be a Broadway STAR!

So are YOU spooked? After this tour you just might be!


GLEE Broadway Fan Walking Tour

Attention all GLEEKS! Check out this New York Broadway Tour which features bios of the amazing cast of Glee and its Broadway and Off-Broadway stars. Learn about Lea MicheleMatthew MorrisonDarren CrissJenna Noelle UshkowitzJane LynchAmber Riley, and more!

Discover the theatres where they had their Broadway debuts, enjoy fun Glee trivia, and sing along with your licensed musical theatre tour guide to all of the fun Broadway songs made re-famous by Glee’s amazing cast!

Highlights of our 1½ hour tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!

-Famous show stoppers & Glee songs (performed with your tour guide!)

-Learn about the bios of the amazing Broadway stars who have appeared on the show such as Kristin ChenowethIdina MenzelNeil Patrick Harris, and more.

-Sing “Empire State of Mind” near the red steps and join us in the concrete jungle where dreams are made of!

So are YOU a gleek? After this tour you sure will be!


Grand Central-Music Of The City Tour:

Trains have been a theme in both traditional and popular music since the start of the Railroad Era in the United States since the 1830′s. There are over 900 train songs to this day! Come learn the history ofGrand Central with your musical tour guide.

Highlights of the tour include:

– The history of Grand Central Terminal and Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.

– The legend of the famous Whispering GalleryGrand Central’s Mosaic Ceiling, secret sub-basement and more.

– Hear inspired city train/songs like “Empire state of mind” by Alicia Keys & classics like “Take the A Train” by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington performed with your tour guide.

This tour meets near the station master office inside Grand Central in Manhattan. -New York Transit Museum (87 E 42nd St).


Greenwich Village Piano Pub Crawl: 

Come sing the night away with a real New York musical theatre performer! Go backstage and learn the history of Greenwich village and enjoy NYC’s famous musical theatre piano bar scene.

On our 90 minute tour, you will visit places such as:

-The Legendary Stonewall Inn

-WhiteHorse Tavern

-Experience the fun of musical theatre at famous piano bars like The Duplex or The Monster.

-And finish the tour at  Marie’s Crisis where you get the chance to possibly meet Thomas Paine’s ghost.

Greenwich Village is a historic, yet fun area of NYC. It is constantly alive with people and music. Let us show you just how much fun Greenwich Village can be!

Note: Drinking is not required to enjoy this fun-filled evening, but because the tour goes into the bars/taverns/pubs, no one under the age of 21 is allowed.

Check out this link from the NYTimes.


Off-Broadway Theatre Walking Tour near Times Square! 

Discover the heart of New York’s theatre world!

Learn the difference between Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, Indie Theatre, and festivities!

Highlights of the tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of theatre in New York

-Famous songs and show stoppers (performed by your tour guide!)

-Learn about New York stars and legends (both in the earthly realm and beyond!)

-Get a chance to be an Off-Broadway star too!

Enjoy this 90 minute walking tour visiting famous theatres such as The Actors TempleNew World Stages, and The Snapple Theatre. We’ll give you the inside scoop on the NYC theatre scene!

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(Offer valid 5am, November 26th till 10pm December 1st. Gift certificates and discounts have no cash value. Not valid with any other offer. Gift certificates will be emailed to the registered email address.)

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Gleek of the Week!

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Congratulations to our very own Mike Haber who made Gleek Of The Week!

Every week they feature someone who LOVES GLEE and we are lucky enough to have Mike on staff.

We actually have a Times Square Broadway tour designed for GLEEKS!

GLEE Broadway Fan Walking Tour

Attention all GLEEKS! Check out this New York Broadway Tour which features bios of the amazing cast of Glee and its Broadway and Off-Broadway stars. Learn about Lea MicheleMatthew MorrisonDarren CrissJenna Noelle UshkowitzJane LynchAmber Riley, and more!

Discover the theatres where they had their Broadway debuts, enjoy fun Glee trivia, and sing along with your licensed musical theatre tour guide to all of the fun Broadway songs made re-famous by Glee’s amazing cast!

Highlights of our 1½ hour tour include:

-The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!

-Famous show stoppers & Glee songs (performed with your tour guide!)

-Learn about the bios of the amazing Broadway stars who have appeared on the show such as Kristin ChenowethIdina MenzelNeil Patrick Harris, and more.

-Sing “Empire State of Mind” near the red steps and join us in the concrete jungle where dreams are made of!

So are YOU a gleek? After this tour you sure will be!

Check out the video below to see Mike as Gleek of The Week :D

How to be a New Yorker

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Have you ever wanted to take a tour of NYC without having to walk around and hurt your feet? Well this show will definitely hurt your sides because you will be laughing the whole night!

I want to personally thank the actors/comedians AND licensed NYC tour guides, Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle for sharing their love of New York with the Off-Broadway Stage and me. As a tour operator and tour guide and actor I was completely hooked from beginning to end. I felt like everything I have learned as guide and as a New Yorker was completely on point including exagerations on New Yorker’s love hate relationship with the city!

I am happy to announce our new partnership and I will happily highly recommend them to anyone and everyone who comes on our tours! Go Kevin and Margaret and team H2BANewYorker.

Visit their website for more info: http://www.how2banewyorker.com/tickets.php

NYC Tourist! Says Take a Walking, Talking, Singing Tour of Broadway!

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Get the inside scoop on all things NYC with NYC Tourist, Your New York City Experts!

They have written a very nice write up on their blog about us and we feel that they have perfectly captured the essence and feel of our tour. Check it out below or CLICK HERE to visit the site and read it for yourself.


Submitted by Arielle Hansen on 05/08/13

Broadway and sightseeing are two of the best aspects of any tour to the Big Apple, and what better way to spend a few hours in the city than by combining these two on a fabulous Broadway tour! The New York Broadway Tours aren’t your usual New York City tour: instead, think of this as a fun twist on seeing a Broadway show, with a dash of some Big Apple sightseeing and fascinating trivia thrown into the mix!

All of the tour guides are accomplished singers and actors whose unbridled enthusiasm is infectious and make these NYC tours just as entertaining as an actual Broadway show. Be prepared for a walking tour through theatre mecca,Times Square, and hear all about the incredible history of Broadway past and present from your licensed tour guide.

Why New York Broadway Tours?
Instead of just providing you with the facts and pointing out the sights like the traditional New York City tour, these Broadway tours are completely interactive! Not only will your tour guide belt out some toe-tapping tunes, they’ll have you singing along to the instantly recognizable classics from shows like the Lion King and Phantom of the Opera, as well as making jazz hands and getting people from the street to join in on the fun. From the very young to the very old, these tours are sure to appeal to a wide range of ages. Some New York City tours can seem a bit boring or too much like a school field trip to hold some childrens’ attention, but these are the complete opposite as they get to be an active participant and will be unable to resist singing along.

Which New York Broadway Tour Is Right For You?

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  • The Musical Theatre Walking Tour in Times Square has two different versions: Act 1 and Act 2. They are both 90 minutes, and cover similar material but at different attractions. Act One has your tour guide offering up fascinating information about the origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway as you stroll past and visit such famous theatre landmarks as the Shubert Theatre, The Majestic and the New Amsterdam. Learn about legendary Broadway stars, and listen up as your guide serenades the group with popular showtunes until it is your turn to shine in the spotlight!
  • The Musical Theatre Walking Tour in Times Square: Act 2 also explores the Great White Way, but visits different theaters like the Lyceum and the Belasco. Also walk by the theaters of great Broadway blockbusters, like Wicked and Pippin.The Off-Broadway Walking Tour is also 90 minutes, but focuses on the differences between off-Broadway and Broadway, and walks through various fixtures of the off-Broadway theater scene like The Actors Temple and The Snapple Theater.
  • Grand Central: Music of the City Tour is a wonderful way to discover one of New York’s busiest attractions – Grand Central Train Station while also hearing about the significance of beloved New York specific songs. Check out the Whispering Gallery, and listen to your guide’s version of Big Apple/Train inspired songs like Empire State of Mind and Take the A train.
  • Greenwich Village Pub Crawl: Walk through this colorful NYC neighborhood, and spend the night singing away with your Broadway alum tour guide! You’ll go to the historic Stonewall Inn and then get a chance to sing along to some classic showtunes at a piano bar.
  • Michael Jackson Site Fan Tour: Ideal for fans of the King of Pop, this ultimate appreciation of all things Jackson includes photos at the set of the Wiz, locations of his various music video shoots, and more!
  • A Glee Broadway Fan Walking Tour: The newest addition to the New York Broadway Tours launches June 2nd! This is the tour for every Gleek, where you’ll learn all about your favorite stars from Glee, including Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Darren Criss, Amber Riley and more! See the theatres where these stars first debuted on Broadway, sing along with your tour guide to the songs that Glee cast has redone and have a blast with Glee trivia. You even get to sing “Empire State of Mind” near the famous red steps!

How Long: The tours last around 90 minutes.
Who Can Come: Most of these tours are perfect for theater fanatics of all ages to enjoy, but the Greenwich Village Pub Crawl does need to be for 21 and up.
How to Reserve: Make a reservation online to secure a spot on one of these fun and entertaining tours.
Price: $25 if you reserve online, $30 cash per person at the start of the tour, $15 for students with ID, while kids ten and under are free! Group discounts are available as well.

A GLEE Broadway Fan Walking Tour!

 
 
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Attention all GLEEKS! Check out this NEW York Broadway Tour which features bios of the amazing cast of Glee and its Broadway and Off-Broadway stars. Learn about Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Darren Criss, Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, and more! Discover the theatres where they had their Broadway debuts, enjoy fun Glee trivia, and sing along with your licensed musical theatre tour guide to all of the fun Broadway songs made re-famous by Glee’s amazing cast! So are YOU a gleek? Maybe after the tour you will be!

Highlights of the tour include:

  • The origins of musical theatre and the history of Broadway!
  • Famous show stoppers & Glee songs (performed by your tour guide!)
  • Learn about the bios of the amazing Broadway stars who have appeared on the show such as Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris, and more.
    -Sing “Empire State of Mind” near the red steps and join us in the concrete jungle where dreams are made of!