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"By whatever means it is accomplished, the prime business of a play is to arouse the passions of its audience so that by the route of passion may be opened up new relationships between a man and men, and between men and Man. Drama is akin to the other inventions of man in that it ought to help us to know more, and not merely to spend our feelings."

- Arthur Miller

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NY Theatre Tour June & July 2014

Our theatre tour covers the gamut of theatre in New York City ... Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway. Exact plays and performances are not possible to predict far in advance.

Highlights Include:

Three theatre events:

One Broadway Production

One Off Broadway or Off-Off Broadway Production

Lincoln Center Summer Festival…a highlight of the New York City theatre runs this year between July 5-August 14. Uncle Vanya, a Chekov play, starring Cate Blanchett Or Paris Opera Ballet combining opera and ballet, a unique event.

NYC Theatre

Still going strong after decades on Broadway

Day 1
Arrive in New York, and transfer on your own to our well-located hotel on Seventh Avenue, The Hotel Wellington. Depending on your arrival time, we will give you a schedule of possible activities until we meet for a pre-theatre dinner at 5:30pm.

Evening: Broadway play.

Day 2
Morning: Visit to NY Performing Arts Library with its theatre oriented exhibits, vast collection of original scores and manuscripts, plus videos. Walk around Lincoln Center complex, home to opera, ballet, concerts, and music.

Afternoon visit to the just opened stunning Signature Theatre complex designed by Frank Gehry. There are 3 theatres At this venue, a café and a bookstore. There are no performances the month of July, resume August 14th. However, this is still worth a visit. Adjoins the Yotel, the most innovative hotel I Have ever seen. Picture a huge robot that stores your luggage. Amazing!

Evening: Off Broadway play

NYC Theatre

Shake Shake, best quick bite, in the theatre district

Day 3
Day 3---Private Walking tour of theatre district…A private tour allows us to set our own itinerary and Pace. Our walk takes us through the history of the American theatre. Stops at 10 New York City landmarks. Lots of gossip, too, about some of our most famous actors and actresses.

Lunch at legendary Sardi’s …the theatre restaurant of a million stories. Now just a ghost of its former Glory.

Evening…Lincoln Center Summer Festival play: Uncle Vanya

Day 4
Morning…time to visit a museum  of your choice. My MOMA membership makes entrance to the Museum just $5 and there’s no standing on line.

You may opt to stand on line, usually one hour, at NY Theatre discount tickets (not included in price of tour) to get half-price tickets for a Broadway show of your choice.

Evening: Your optional Broadway play.

NYC Theatre

The yobot, Yotel Hotel, luggage robot

Day 5
Depart for home. Time for shopping or more museums before your departure.

Cost
Cost:  $1800 hotel for 4 nights, single occupancy,no single supplement. Week-end dates may be higher.

Included 3  theatre tickets, MOMA entrance, Performing Arts Library, Private Walking Tour. To keep the price more affordable, no meals are included. The group can opt to eat together from my list of restaurants. All of them excellent. Where to get the best $5 hamburger, for example.

I will accompany you to all events except the theatres.

Read What A Client Had To Say About Our Tour ...

A note to thank you for a delightful four days in New York.

Although I have a small working knowledge of the big city, it has been many years since being there and and some things I just would have not done or enjoyed had you not worked so hard to plan them. Small recitals, restaurants, all took a good planning ... I enjoyed myself thoroughly.

— DA from Connecticut