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NYC: The Lion King Broadway Tickets

1. NYC: The Lion King Broadway Tickets

Marvel in the spectacular presentation of Disney’s The Lion King featuring Oscar-winning songs from Elton John and Tim Rice. Take in the wonderful African landscape as you follow the journey of Simba and his family. Watch giraffes strut, birds swoop, and gazelles leap in a theater filled with sights and sounds designed by Tony Award-winning director Julie Taynor. Experience the entire savanna come to life as the music soars and Pride Rock slowly rises out of the stage. Follow the story of a young lion cub who struggles to accept the responsibilities of his role as king of the pride. The Lion King is the winner of six Tony Awards, and is the stage adaptation of the classic 1994 Disney film. Enjoy the rich mythology, powerful drama, and African rhythms of this cherished story on New York City's famous Broadway.

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NYC: Aladdin on Broadway Tickets

2. NYC: Aladdin on Broadway Tickets

Enjoy a visit to the historic New Amsterdam Theatre in New York’s Midtown Manhattan district and watch Disney’s Aladdin The Musical come to life in a new theatrical extravaganza. Hear all the cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning score, as well as new songs written especially for Broadway. The brand new stage production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw, and composed by Tony Award winner Alan Menken.  Take part in an unforgettable experience, featuring lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman and Tony Award winner Tim Rice, with book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Aladdin also showcases an incomparable design team with exquisite sets, costumes and lighting. Discover a whole new world in a whole new way.

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NYC: The Phantom of the Opera Broadway Tickets

3. NYC: The Phantom of the Opera Broadway Tickets

"The Phantom of the Opera", winner of seven 1988 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and now the longest-running show in Broadway history, is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux. The timeless tale tells the story of the hideously-deformed Phantom who lurks beneath the stage of the Paris Opera, exercising a reign of terror over its occupants. The phantom then falls in love with a young soprano, devoting himself to creating a new star for the opera by nurturing her extraordinary talents and employing all the skills at his disposal. "The Phantom of the Opera" has enchanted audiences with its haunting story and breathtaking music for over 25 years. Now you can experience Broadway's longest-running show, brought to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic score.

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New York Disney on Broadway Behind the Magic Experience

4. New York Disney on Broadway Behind the Magic Experience

Enjoy an exclusive access tour of the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway, and experience the magic of Disney in New York City. Created in collaboration with the Disney Theatrical Group, the tour is a dream from Broadway and Disney fans alike. Spend 1 full hour with the in-house historian, learning the history of the incredible building. You’ll have the place to yourself so you can visit the 1st floor and balcony levels, admiring the vast stage as your guide describes what goes into the creation and performance of a Broadway production like “Beauty and The Beast,” “Mary Poppins,” “Aladdin,” and “The Lion King.” Hear stories of the goings-on behind the scenes, and learn about the superstitions held by Broadway performers - including a few ghost stories. Next, visit the Prop Studio to see original props, costumes, and set piece for many of your favorite Disney on Broadway musicals. Hear audio recordings from shows, and learn lots of fun Disney trivia. Please note, with preparations underway for 'Frozen' the musical, this room will be inaccessible from November 20, 2016. Instead, guests who take this tour between November 20 and January will, for the first time in a century, have a real backstage experience at this historic theater, walking onstage themselves. After January, guests will once again have access to props and costumes, this time in the orchestra pit of the theater. Get a full picture of Broadway on a guided tour of the famous New York stretch before your visit to the New Amsterdam. Stop at landmark theatres where legendary shows drew huge crowds and global attention. Travel with one of the “Broadway Insiders,” drawn from a bank of actors, crew members, and theatre mangers. Discover the unlikely origins of Times Square, and hear the rags-to-riches tale of NYC’s theatre district, and how Disney was instrumental in changing the fate of a notorious red light district. Learn about the legendary Ziegfeld Follies that kick-started Broadway production as you know it; not to mention the careers of so many legendary performers. Visit Sardi’s to see the famous character portraits, learning about the on and off-screen shenanigans of Broadway’s biggest names. With your “Broadway Insider” guide, you’ll see the most popular cast hangouts and identify the most important theatres - in both a historic sense and from a theatrical and musical standpoint.

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NYC: Broadway & Times Square Tour with a Professional Actor

5. NYC: Broadway & Times Square Tour with a Professional Actor

Explore Broadway's backstage on a 1 hour and 45 minute walking tour of New York's famous Theater District! Discover not only the fascinating history of Broadway, but behind-the-scenes stories that brought the unforgettable productions to life. Accompanied by a professional actor guide, you'll also learn the secrets behind historic theaters from an insider's perspective, how the audition process works, and the tricks of making it in the business. Learn the story that created Times Square; from its origins as a horse trading district, to its transformation into the stage entertainment capital of the world! Trace the evolution of theaters after the Great Depression into the radio, and television studios of today – including where the Tonight Show first aired. Walk the edge of the notorious Hell's Kitchen, and hear how a 'Real' West Side Story took place just blocks from the theater where it was playing. The tour also highlights the stories behind places such as Shubert Alley, 42nd Street, The Edison Hotel, 'Smoky Mary's' church, and the George M. Cohan statue – as well as a few surprises along the way! Whether you're a serious student of the theater or someone who has never seen a Broadway show, this interactive tour will educate and entertain you!

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NYC: Big Apple Circus Show Ticket

6. NYC: Big Apple Circus Show Ticket

Escape the hustle and bustle of New York City and be transported into a reimagined, reinvigorated, and reinvented Big Apple Circus. Performed at the iconic Lincoln Center in Manhattan, Big Apple Circus is a one-of-a-kind interactive show for guests of all ages. Watch the impossible become possible with some of the world's most talented aerialists, gymnasts, jugglers, singers, and trapeze artists. This all-new production will feature Guinness world record holder, daredevil, Nik Wallenda and his fearless family of high-wire walkers. Plus an international company of gold-medal-award-winning, circus artists from Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, Germany, Russia, and the United States join the production of circus artistry. You may even recognise some of the performers, previously on America’s Got Talent, The X-Factor, or YouTube, “live” in this up-close and immersive event. Choose your ideal position in the audience with seating options for the big top mezzanine, the gallery mezzanine, standard prime ringside seating and premium ringside seating.

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NYC: Wicked Broadway Tickets

7. NYC: Wicked Broadway Tickets

See the musical that has smashed all previous box office records and become a Broadway legend. "Wicked" is the story of life in Oz before Dorothy. Follow two girls who meet in the Land of Oz, and join them in their journey as they become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Fall in love with the story of Oz's two witches, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire and with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Immerse yourself in the wonderful music, the ambitious set design, and the captivating acting of this award-winning show. Join the Wicked Witch and Glinda as they grow up together only to become two very different women. One is born with emerald-green skin and is fiery, smart, and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious, and very popular. If you've ever felt like you didn't fit in, if you've ever felt like you needed a helping hand, if you've given a hand and things didn't turn out quite right, then this is the show for you.

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New York: The Story of Hamilton Small Group Walking Tour

8. New York: The Story of Hamilton Small Group Walking Tour

With the success of the hit musical Hamilton, this tour is to help people understand how an illegitimate immigrant finds his way to New York, remakes himself, and becomes one of the most brilliant, charismatic, and controversial founding fathers! Walk in the footsteps of Alexander Hamilton through New York City’s oldest neighborhood, the financial district, and discover how this famous New Yorker has his fingerprints on nearly every landmark these streets have to offer. The adventure begins at Trinity Church, where Hamilton was buried as a result of one of the darkest days in American political history. Learn how Hamilton arrived in America on the eve of a revolution and quickly became one of the most influential minds of his day, only to be shot dead before his 50th birthday. Stop by Zuccotti Park and uncover how more recent revolutionary movements like Occupy Wall Street trace their roots to Hamilton’s ambitious plans for American prosperity. Next, learn how Hamilton’s role as America’s first Secretary of the Treasury ultimately led to the creation of the New York Stock Exchange. Across the street sits Federal Hall, where Hamilton looked on as George Washington was sworn in as the nation's’ first president and where he served in the first cabinet. Then check out the two Wall Street skyscrapers that still stand as reminders of the epic feud between Hamilton and Burr, one emblazoned with the name of one of our more recent politicians and local celebrities, Donald Trump. Finally, make your way down the first paved street in New York City to one of the oldest bars in town, where Hamilton himself used to drink with George Washington. Along the entire route you will discover not only Hamilton’s history in New York but also how he came to epitomize the American Dream, created the modern world you live in today, inspired many of our wealthy leaders who continue to shape the city and world, and finally, how he wrestled with the questions of wealth, privilege, and power in ways that are just as relevant today as they were in the 1700s.

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Broadway Theatre District Tour

9. Broadway Theatre District Tour

Your tour begins in front of the Majestic Theatre home of the Phantom of the Opera. Your guide will discuss the mega-musical that inhabits the theatre now, and the other famous shows that opened there. Walk down the street to visit the St. James and Broadhurst theatres before stopping at Sardi's to talk about the history of this theatre disctrict watering hole. You'll then head into Shubert Ally, discuss the Shubert Theatre (and the history of the organization) before turning onto 45th Street. 45th Street is a mecca of theatres. It's home to the Booth Theatre, Minskoff Theatre, Schoenfeld Theatre, Jacobs Theatre, Golden Theatre, Hirschfeld Theatre, Imperial Theatre, and Music Box Theatre. See the Marriott Marquis Hotel and visit the Marquis Theatre while discussing the history of the hotel and what used to be where it stands. After leaving the hotel we visit the Richard Rogers Theatre currently home to the Pulitzer Prize smash hit Hamilton than discuss the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.  Next, go to Duffy Square, literally the heart of Times Square where you will learn how this area became the crossroads of the world. After seeing the Palace Theatre head north to visit the Edison Hotel, the Barrymore Theatre, and discuss Hell's Kitchen history. Walk by the Walter Kerr Theatre, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, The Ambassador Theatre (home to smash hit Chicago), and New World Stages, where you'll learn about Off-Broadway Theatre. End the tour in front of Circle In the Sqaure and Gershwin Theatre (home of the mega smash hit Wicked). 

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NYC: SIX on Broadway Tickets

10. NYC: SIX on Broadway Tickets

Book your show ticket to SIX on Broadway to experience the remixing of five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power. From Tudor queens to pop princesses, watch as the wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse. The female cast are backed by an all-female band, the Ladies in Waiting. Inspired by modern pop divas, these queens face off against each other to prove whose marriage was worse. Songs from the studio album are streamed on average 300,000 per day, making it the second highest streaming cast recording in the world. Watch these hit songs performed up close and in person.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 713 reviews

The guided walk offered exciting insights into US history. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and spoke very entertainingly. The tour did not start at the specified meeting point, which initially caused some excitement for me. Still full marks. The tour was great and comes highly recommended.

Our tour guide was Chris Triebel. He was very entertaining and knew what he was talking about. As for the tour, it was amazing seeing all the theatres and learning the history behind them. Broadway isn't open yet, but this tour is the next best thing.

Loved to hear all about the details on Broadway and Times Square. A lot of great history and details of the various historical theaters!!

Great performances,magical music,i will see you again!

its amazing.. if you are in NY need see this show.