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Wanna Go to Broadway?

Immersive Broadway Adventure with the C.L. Hoover Opera House in celebration of our 125 anniversary season!

During our Broadway adventure, you'll enjoy
Front Orchestra seats at three Broadway shows of your choice.
You will connect and engage with cast members and Broadway movers and shakers.
In addition, you will have exclusive access to Broadway's most beautiful theatres - and much more!

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Thursday, September 14th - Sunday, September 17th

Our host hotel for the duration of the tour will be the legendary, historic Knickerbocker Hotel, a NYC landmark located at 42nd St. & Broadway. Here, you'll enjoy being steps away from the Theatre District, Bryant Park, and the Knickerbocker's spectacular rooftop bar overlooking Times Square.


Thursday, September 14th
Day  1


We will gather in a private space at the hotel, bringing together, for the first time in New York, the executive staff, board members, patrons, and friends of the Opera House.


Then it's on to a Welcome Dinner, with complimentary drinks, in a fine Theatre District restaurant. We will be joined by a mover and shaker of the Broadway community.


Tonight, you will see the first Broadway show of your choice, from Front Orchestra seats. In order for you to make your show choices, we will send you a list and description of all Broadway shows!

Friday, September 15th
Day  2

Transport by private coach


A private visit to the Art Nouveau New Amsterdam Theatre, a Beaux Arts architectural gem is first on our agenda for Day 2. Our visit will be hosted by Disney Theatricals and led by the person instrumental in saving the theatre from demolition.


Next, we'll explore the Renaissance of 42nd St, led by the person in large part responsible for preventing the demolition of six 42nd St. theatres.


Visit The Players, our country’s most prestigious private club for people in the theatre – located in a mid-1800s townhouse designed by Stanford White. Take a stroll around Gramercy Park, New York’s only private park, with its mid-19th Century brownstone mansions.


Tonight, you will see a second Broadway show of your choice, from Front Orchestra seats

Saturday, September 16th
Day  3


An exclusive experience for our very special guests: An entertainment salon and discussion with three principal Broadway cast members, each from a different hit musical, accompanied on the piano by the keyboardist and assistant conductor of “Wicked.”


Exploration of the Theatre District, led by the person in large part responsible for the NYC landmark designations of 35 Broadway theatres. This afternoon, explore New York on your own - and possibly take in an additional Broadway show


This evening, see another Broadway show of your choice, followed by a post-theatre reception at a NYC nightspot, with unlimited drinks, featuring informal conversations with a mover and shaker of the Broadway community.

Sunday, September 17th
Day  4


As a prelude to our visit to the Museum of Broadway, we will have an immersive discussion with a leading Broadway historian, who will guide us through Broadway’s history, including the year our Opera House opened its doors.


Visit the newly opened Museum of Broadway, which celebrates Broadway’s pivotal moments. We will have a private discussion with one of the museum’s founding staff members

Lunch, with complimentary drinks, will be served in the National Arts Club, located in one of New York’s most beautiful Victorian townhouses. After lunch, we will follow the history of skyscrapers, in plain sight around Madison Square, with the 1902 Flatiron Building, the 1909 Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, the 1928 New York Life Building, and the 1931 Empire State Building


Our NYC Hosts


Joseph Rosenberg, Ph. D., Founder and President of V.I.P. Tours of New York; Cofounder of NYC Historic Districts Council; Co-founder of Save the Theatres Inc.; Principal advisor, the Showpeople’s Committee to Save Radio City Music Hall; Board Member, League of Historic American Theatres; NYC licensed tour guide.


Alejandro Almaguer, Executive Director, V.I.P. Tours of New York; B.A. Economics, University of Havana; M.S. in Tourism and Travel Management, NYU School of Professional Studies, Dean’s Scholar; NYC Licensed Tour Guide.

If you have questions or want more information, contact Sheila Markley at the C.L. Opera House:

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