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Things to do in New York: See an Exciting Broadway Show During Your Next Stay at Park Lane Hotel – An NYC Hotel

Seeing a Broadway Show is a hugely popular Thing to do in New York, and millions of tickets are sold each year. If you’ve never seen a show on Broadway then make this the year that you change that!  

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About Broadway Shows:
Seeing a Broadway Show is one of the most popular Things to do in New York. The bright lights, amazing costumes and fabulous stories draw in audience members from around the world. If you’ve never been to a Broadway Show then you must put it on your itinerary for your next stay at Park Lane Hotel – An NYC Hotel.

Even if you have seen a musical somewhere else, none can compare to the magical performances that take place on the Great White Way.

Why You Should See a Broadway Show:
With 40 Broadway Theatres, there are shows for everyone. Whether you want to enjoy a family day out seeing The Lion King or make it an adults-only night and see Kinky Boots, there is a Broadway Show to suit every taste and every visitor.

First timers are often amazed at the quality of the productions, and many are excited to see their favorite TV or movie stars taking a turn on the stage.

Seeing a show on Broadway is one of those uniquely New York Activities that everyone should do at least once.

Tips for Seeing a Broadway Show:

  •  Stop by the TKTS Booth in Times Square where you can buy tickets for top Broadway Shows for up to 50% off. The shows vary each day, and you can only buy tickets for performances happening that day.
  • Don’t be late! You don’t want to miss the beginning of the show, and some theatres do not allow late arrivals.

Interesting Facts About Broadway Shows:

  • The very first Broadway Show was produced by P.T. Barnum.
  • The longest running Broadway Show is Phantom of the Opera which debuted in 1988.
  • About 13 million tickets to Broadway Shows were sold in 2013. 

Location and contact information for some top Broadway Shows:
You will find many wonderful Broadway Shows, and below are just a few of the most popular. You can ask the Concierge at Park Lane Hotel – An NYC Hotel for additional recommendations.

Wicked
Where: Gershwin Theatre | 222 West 51st Street New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-586-6510

Kinky Boots
Where: Al Hirschfeld Theatre | 302 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036
Call: 212-560-2162

Jersey Boys
Where: August Wilson Theatre | 245 West 52nd Street New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-944-4170

Lion King
Where: Minskoff Theatre | 200 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036
Call: 212-869-0550

Phantom of the Opera
Where: Majestic Theatre | 247 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036
Call: 212-239-6200

Newsies
Where: Nederlander Theatre | 208 West 41st Street New York, NY 10036
Call: 212-921-8000

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