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Broadway Up Close Walking Tours

New York City, NY, USA
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About Broadway Up Close Walking Tours
Ever wonder how a Broadway show is created? Or which Broadway theaters are haunted? Are you obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical? Look no further - we're got the tours for you! Since 2010, Broadway Up Close has provided unique, detailed, entertaining tours to thousands of theatre-goers from all over the world. We are the only tours in NYC that offer actual working theatre professionals as your guides who will share their individual theatrical journeys all paired with rare and one-of-a-kind photos and videos to bring Broadway's past and present to life before your eyes. Join us on our Broadway sidewalks for all of Broadway's secrets before you see your shows in some of the most beautiful theaters in the world!
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I spent six days in New York last week and took in as many Broadway shows as my schedule would allow. Since the matinees didn't start until 2:00 I wanted something to fill out my mornings and luckily I found out about this company. I...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The Hudson Theater Up Close tour was wonderful! Tim was our most knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide! We had a great time and look forward to another tour on our next trip to NYC.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did the Broadway Beginnings Tour last week with Rhiannon as our guide. She was VERY knowledgeable, fun and enthusiastic. She provided us with detailed information about the older theaters near Time Square, with stories about their history. She was awesome!!! The next time I’m...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Marian D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our Broadway Up Close Walking Tour WAS AWESOME! we were only in New York City for a few days, but we were able to squeeze in four Broadway shows and a BUC walking tour. This tour was an awesome addition to this amazing little trip....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

They've split Broadway up into 3 tours...East third, central, west third. They've got wonderful guides who tell you all there is to know about each theater they go to. You learn a lot and have a wonderful time!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 4DavidM
Reviewed 1 week ago

My second tour with Broadway Up Close and just as amazing. My sisters enjoyed just as much as I did. Not only does Tim give great narration, he has amazing pictures and left us wanting more!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Denise M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hamilton-tour was the highlight of my weekend in NYC. Although I was the one person booked that day, it did not affect Tim”s enthusiasm. His history facts are obviously well researched. The tour is a great and very fun trip back in time. Perfect...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Jarush910
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third tour we took with Broadway Up Close (BUC) in 3 years. If you love something you want more of it! Tim is such a fun and informative guy and the Act III tour was the equal of Acts I and II....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank spritzel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Shubert tour when I had guests in town, and we were super lucky to have Tim as our guide. He's easy to listen to as he shares his knowledge and love of theater and history. Tim was a wonderful tour guide, and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank michaelsivak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on Broadway up Close's Hamiltour! While walking the parts of the city that Hamilton lived and breathed we learned about the history and the Broadway musical. Our guide, John, was wonderful, entertaining and informative. We had a great time and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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JennyS3147
May 6, 2018|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Jenny, Thanks for your question! Yes, we've had children as young as 7 years old on our Broadway sidewalks. It really depends on attention span and interest, but we have a lot of families join us - especially on our... More
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Carol K
April 17, 2018|
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Hey Carol, As the others have mentioned, you can visit our website. There is a direct link if you scroll up near the name our business on this page. We look forward to touring with you on our Broadway sidewalks. -Tim Dolan... More
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Arekson
December 18, 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
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