The Museum of Broadway in New York will be the first and only museum fully dedicated to the importance and history of Broadway. Here you will learn everything from the beginnings of Broadway and the Theatre District and its development to the present day, including the most famous musicals.
Among those behind the Museum of Broadway are Julie Boardman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, Diane Nicoletti (the mastermind behind “The Game of Thrones Fan Experience”), Ben West (a musical theater artist) and Jennifer Ashley Tepper (another Broadway producer). They have experienced all facets of Broadway and some have decades of experience. So they have real experts and insiders on the team.
What can you expect at the Museum of Broadway?
The museum will certainly be very exciting because, in addition to conventional exhibitions, there will be interactive exhibits and elaborate video projections. In the Map Room, you’ll be able to see how Broadway theaters have changed over time and that they once existed in other parts of the city. I’m sure it will be very surprising!
One part I’m particularly excited about is the Behind-The-Scenes exhibit, which shows how a Broadway show is created in the first place. And last-but-not-least, there’s a tribute of sorts by Broadway designers and contemporary artists to the major musicals that have been key to Broadway’s success and importance.
First impressions of the Museum of Broadway
This is what the museum will look like:
When will the Museum of Broadway in New York open?
The Museum of Broadway in New York will open in the summer of 2022. There is no exact date at this time. As soon as it is communicated, you will find it out here immediately!
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Who is the Museum of Broadway for?
The Museum is for anyone who wants to learn more about the planning and production of a Broadway musical and the history of Broadway for New York.
Are there already tickets available for the Museum of Broadway?
Currently, there are no tickets available for purchase. From our experience, the first tickets for the Museum of Broadway will be available at the end of spring.
What else can you see near the Museum of Broadway?
Quite obvious and always enjoyable are the Broadway shows in New York. And because of its location in the heart of the Theatre District, many of the city’s attractions are in very close proximity. From Times Square to Bryant Park, the New York Public Library, 5th Avenue and the Summit One Vanderbilt observation deck at Grand Central Station, they’re all within easy walking distance.
If you want to learn more, be sure to check out these neighborhood guides with lots of insider tips:
Is the Museum of Broadway included in sightseeing passes?
No. As with anything new in New York, it takes at least six months for them to be included with New York sightseeing passes.