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The Best of Theater in New York: Behind the Velvet Curtain

From Broadway to Off-Broadway to behind-the-scenes of Broadway, dive deep into the world of New York theater as you take in three performances and meet with theater professionals.
Rating (4.89)
Program No. 11921RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,649
New York

The Best of Theater in New York: Behind the Velvet Curtain

From Broadway to Off-Broadway to behind-the-scenes of Broadway, dive deep into the world of New York theater as you take in three performances and meet with theater professionals.
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,649
Length
5 days
Rating (4.89)
Starts at
1,649
Program No. 11921RJ

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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 18 - Jul 22, 2022
Starting at
1,899
Itinerary Note

Performances included: Tuesday Evening: Epiphany; Wednesday Matinee: The Minutes; Thursday Evening: Company.

Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2022
Starting at
1,899
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2022
Starting at
2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2022
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2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 24 - Oct 28, 2022
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2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 7 - Nov 11, 2022
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2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 28 - Dec 2, 2022
Starting at
2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2022
Starting at
2,099
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Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Feb 13 - Feb 17, 2023
Starting at
1,649
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Mar 20 - Mar 24, 2023
Starting at
1,949
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2023
Starting at
1,949
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2023
Starting at
1,949
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

May 1 - May 5, 2023
Starting at
1,999
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

May 15 - May 19, 2023
Starting at
1,999
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Jun 5 - Jun 9, 2023
Starting at
1,999
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
1,899
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2023
Starting at
1,899
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
2,099
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 2 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
2,099
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2023
Starting at
2,099
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Dec 11 - Dec 15, 2023
Starting at
2,099
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 18 - Jul 22, 2022
Starting at
2,499
Itinerary Note

Performances included: Tuesday Evening: Epiphany; Wednesday Matinee: The Minutes; Thursday Evening: Company.

Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2022
Starting at
2,499
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 24 - Oct 28, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 7 - Nov 11, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 28 - Dec 2, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2022
Starting at
2,779
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Feb 13 - Feb 17, 2023
Starting at
2,059
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Mar 20 - Mar 24, 2023
Starting at
2,589
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2023
Starting at
2,589
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2023
Starting at
2,589
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

May 1 - May 5, 2023
Starting at
2,699
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

May 15 - May 19, 2023
Starting at
2,699
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Jun 5 - Jun 9, 2023
Starting at
2,699
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
2,499
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2023
Starting at
2,499
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
2,819
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Oct 2 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
2,819
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2023
Starting at
2,819
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

Dec 11 - Dec 15, 2023
Starting at
2,819
Itinerary Note

Exact performance titles will be announced approximately six weeks prior to the program start date.

At a Glance

Hit the streets of the Great White Way and discover the excitement of New York’s incredible theater scene, from Broadway events to the adventurous Off-Broadway stage and beyond. Get an inside look at a world ordinary members of the audience never see as you spend five days immersed in New York theater and in personal encounters with those who help create it.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to three miles per day with stairs. Public transportation used exclusively throughout program as needed.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Attend a musical, a drama and an Off-Broadway show.
  • Explore Times Square’s theatrical history.
  • Enjoy a behind-the-scenes discussion of the page-to-stage process with a producer, director or theater manager.

General Notes

Performances are decided about six weeks in advance, when we purchase the tickets. We strive for a well balanced program incorporating the newest productions. We seldom attend shows that have been on Broadway more than a year or are traveling.
Featured Expert
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Daniel Egan
Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.
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Stephen Cole is an internationally produced, published and recorded writer. As librettist and lyricist, Mr. Cole has had his musicals produced Off-Broadway and in London. Besides writing 10 years of Drama League tributes — honoring Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera, among others — Stephen has written for such stars as Tyne Daly and Valerie Harper. Stephen has published three books, including “That Book About That Girl,” the unofficial companion to the Marlo Thomas sitcom from the 1960s.
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A New York City resident for more than 25 years, Karl Baudendistel loves sharing his knowledge of the city with visitors from around the world. Having spent 20 years overseeing ‘the business of show business’ for numerous Broadway and touring productions, chances are he’s been to a city near you. Karl is a member of The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, is a trained sommelier and was educated at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
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Act One
by Moss Hart
Ghost Light
by Frank Rich
Off The Wall At Sardi's
by Vincent Sardi
Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway
by Michael Reidel
The Book About That Girl
by Stephen Cole
The Secret Life Of The American Musical
by Jack Viertel
I Wanna Be A Producer
by John Breglio
A Day At The New Amsterdam Theater
by Dana Amendola & Gina Domenico
Musical Theater: A History
by John Kenrick
The Life of the Drama
by Eric Bentley
Noel Coward: A Bio-Bibliography
by Stephen Cole
I Could Have Sung All Night: My Story
by Marni Nixon & Stephen Cole





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