23137
New York

And … Action! New York’s Theater, Film & TV With Your Grandchild

Learn what happens off screen and after curtain call as you and your grandchild go behind the scenes of NYC’s entertainment industry, as well as attend two amazing performances!
Rating (5)
Program No. 23137RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,999 / ADULT
1,199 / CHILD

At a Glance

Set the scene for your next adventure in the entertainment capital of the east coast: dazzling New York City. Together with your teenage grandchild, you’ll receive an inside look into the glitz and glam of theater, film and television while also learning about the hard work that goes into making a production. You’ll meet film and Broadway professionals; try your hand at production during a visit to the iconic NBC Studios and be serenaded by singing waiters before attending a Broadway performance. Along the way, you and your grandchild will explore famous film locations for an eye-opening deep dive into show business in the “city that never sleeps.”
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to five 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 ...

  • Enjoy a lively Broadway show and participate in an interactive off-Broadway experience.
  • Explore famous film sites and a television studio for an insider’s look into the industry.
  • Set off on a field trip to the Museum of the Moving Image, the country’s only museum dedicated to the history, technique and technology of this art form.
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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