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Broadway Up Close Walking Tours

41st St, Between 7th and 8th Avenues, New York City, NY 10036-7203
+1 917-841-0187
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Act I walking tour

A terrific complement to see the shows. We learned a wealth of history of the theater district's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Totally indulgent theater tour!

We had seen 8 shows in one week and were topping it off with a Broadway tour. I read a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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41st St, Between 7th and 8th Avenues, New York City, NY 10036-7203
+1 917-841-0187

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A terrific complement to see the shows. We learned a wealth of history of the theater district's evolution over the last century ending in its current location in the Times Square area. Our guide was fantastic, a delightfully energetic , enthusiastic and friendly personality with...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had seen 8 shows in one week and were topping it off with a Broadway tour. I read a lot of Broadway websites and listen to multiple podcasts so I hoped this would add to my theater geek side. Theresa did not disappoint! She...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a bit of a broadway history nerd I was not sure what to expect, But we were pleasantly surprised. Out tour guide Corey was knowlegable and friendly. He took time to get to know us, he knew which shows we were seeing and gave...More

Thank dean m
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken the BUC Act 1 tour twice. The second time I brought a small group! The tour guides are so knowledgeable about theatres and other landmarks in NYC! My family will be taking all of the BUC tours and recommending them to everyone...More

Thank speedgirl2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

NYC can seem so overwhelming to many first time tourists which I was one of just a few years ago. I came especially for the Broadway Shows and I had read about Broadway Up Close Walking Tours, it sounded like a great fit to enhance...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the Act II walk and it was excellent. Tim, our host, was very engaging and knowledgeable about all of the theatres - many great stories! I would highly recommend anyone interested in learning more about Broadway to go on one of these...More

Thank clemel15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a tour and was so fortunate to have Theresa as a tour guide. Friendly, knowledgable, informative, and captivating, Theresa led us on a great tour and answered all of our questions in a fun and friendly manner! She showed us pictures, and told...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a Broadway theater fan, you will really enjoy this tour! Our guide, Molly, was terrific. We learned so much about the history of the New York theaters and the people who built them, owned them, transformed them, and performed in them. I...More

Thank JLSCoralSprings_FL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went into this with an open mind, but as I'd read several books on Broadway history, I wasn't sure if this tour would give me any new info. At the very least, it would be a fun way to spend the morning. Tim was...More

Thank adinarj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Broadway Up Close tours are such a wonderful way to learn about the history of Broadway, the theaters, and the shows. I just completed Act III this weekend after going on the Act I and II tours on previous trips to NYC. Tim is a...More

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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