OverviewDiscover the magic of Broadway productions like 'The Lion King' and 'Aladdin' with a behind-the-scenes tour of Disney’s landmark New Amsterdam Theatre, provided by an established independent NYC tour operator. Led by the in-house historian, this hands-on tour gives you an exclusive look at incredible costumes and props used on stage. You'll also enjoy a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of Broadway before visiting the theater. Stop outside prominent theaters and other hotspots to learn about the actors, shows and scandals that have rocked New York’s Theatre District. Bonus: hear soundbites and live recordings via your audio headset.
Know More about this tourMeet in Times Square to start your Manhattan theater experience with a 1.5-hour walking tour of Broadway. Slip on your provided headset to hear audio recordings and listen to Disney trivia from your in-the-know guide, and stop by theaters like the Marriott Marquis, Majestic and American Airlines, where Broadway shows have drawn huge crowds and global attention.
Follow your guide to Duffy Square and Shubert Alley to discover to the rags-to-riches tale of NYCs Theatre District and learn about legendary Broadway performers. See popular cast hangouts, and visit Sardis restaurant to admire character portraits that line the walls while you hear about the on- and off-screen shenanigans of the biggest celebs in showbiz.
Then head to New Amsterdam Theatre for your 1-hour visit with the on-site historian. Your group has exclusive access to various areas of the theater, with views of the vast stage. Learn about the creation of Broadway Disney productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Aladdin and The Lion King, and hear stories about what goes on behind the scenes before the curtain rises.
The highlight of your tour is a visit the prop and costumes studio, packed with outfits and accessories from Disney favorites like the tridents used in The Little Mermaid.
Inclusions for Disney On Broadway Behind-the-Scenes Walking Tour
- Professional guide
- Audio headset
Exclusions for Disney On Broadway Behind-the-Scenes Walking Tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
Due to ongoing construction and preparations of the New Amsterdam Theatre for the premiere of Frozen on Broadway, from November 20 2016 through January 2017, the costume room access will be replaced by an actual backstage experience. The backstage area of Broadway theatres has been off limits to public tours for decades, and hasn't been accessed by the public in the New Amsterdam in nearly a century. We ask that you strictly respect your tour guide's instructions while backstage to continue to allow us to offer this highly exclusive experience. Between January 2017 and July of 2018, the costume and prop access will be restored via a mobile cart brought into the orchestra section of the theatre.
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.