New York

It’s Showtime! A Broadway Adventure With Your Grandchild

Take center stage with your grandchild on this exhilarating Broadway adventure in NYC! Attend two performances, explore Times Square and have fun in a theater workshop.
Rating (5)
Program No. 16370RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,999 / ADULT
1,279 / CHILD

At a Glance

It’s curtains up on this Broadway adventure as you experience “show biz” from all sides with your grandchild. Together, you’ll deepen your understanding of Broadway and learn what it takes to bring a production to life as you visit a historic old theater, enjoy an adventure in Times Square, and feel the thrill of the theater world for yourself at a Broadway musical production!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day. Public transportation used throughout program, including flights of New York City subway stairs several times per day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Meet a kid actor to learn what the “glamorous” life is really like, along with other key people who work to make it happen on stage and off.
  • Practice your Broadway moves with expert-led workshops on stage direction and dance.
  • Watch what you’ve learned about show business come to life as you attend a Broadway musical!

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12. We announce performances at least six weeks prior to program.
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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Angela Christensen
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Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
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A Day At The New Amsterdam Theater
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Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway
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Better Nate Than Ever
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Jack and Louisa
by Andrew Keenan Bolger & Kate Wetherhead
Musical Theater: A History
by John Kenrick

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