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Broadway Up Close Walking Tours

208 West 41st street, New York City, NY 10036
917-841-0187
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Ranked #2 of 512 activities in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We visited New York City for a vacation. Visiting a huge place with two 17 year old girls seemed intimidating, but I wanted to do it! This tour was a great intro to the shows that we saw later in the trip. Drew gave us some insight into theater that we didn't know and also advised us how to get... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My husband, daughter, and I went on this tour in the beginning of July. It was very easy to book, as Tim responded almost immediately to our email and we were able to schedule the tour for the coming week. He was waiting for us at the designated meeting place and we promptly started the tour. We were with just... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I wish we would have know about Broadway Up Close Walking Tours on our other trips to NYC. The whole family really enjoyed the tour and Tim was so accommodating when we had some timing issues. Can't wait for our next trip to do another tour.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Excellent entertaining personalized walking tour. My 14 year old and 19 year old both enjoyed it thoroughly. Personalized touch by the owner was an added bonus when we had some timing problems. Totally recommend.

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a blast with Tim on the Act I tour. He is fun, informative, and very knowledgable. I'm so glad we took the tour and we are SURE to be on the Act II tour next summer! Thanks! Gina

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

What a great tour. It was so interesting that I wished it was longer. Tim was adorable and knew so many neat and interesting things about the theaters. I highly recommend taking this tour.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

WOW! What can I say?! I have been completely blown away AGAIN by Broadway Up Close! A few months ago my friends and I joined Tim for an Act I tour. After having such an awesome time with him on Act I we couldn't wait to book Act II! And let me tell you, it was a total blast, AGAIN!... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I were visiting New York with our friends, including one that is a young aspiring actress. Based on the excellent reviews of the Broadway Up Close walking tours, we contacted owner Tim who would was kind enough to arrange a tour that met our busy schedule. The administration of the booking the tour couldn't have been easier... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We would highly recommend this tour for anyone interested in learning more about the theatre district. Michael was our guide and he was very professional and informative. We did Act 1 and would definitely book Act 2 the next time we visit New York. Warm, friendly staff :) Oh, and did I mention Michael was TERRIFIC!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Theresa was our tour guide and shared truly fascinating information about Broadway past and present. She was very knowledgable and personable--our group of 6 had a really good time. The adults liked it better than the teenagers. When we booked the trip we imagined we would get to see the inner workings (e.g. backstage) of a theater or two and... More

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