Experience a day in the life of a professional working actor in NYC. Every year hundreds of young hopefuls pilgrimage to New York to chase the dazzling bright lights of Broadway. Behind every success story is a tale of hard work, determination, and plenty of $3 margaritas! Join us as we take a look at where the working actors of New York audition, study, live, and play.
Take a peek inside the world-famous Drama Book Shop to see where the city's theater professionals study their craft.
Your journey begins where almost every actor begins each morning; in front of 520 8th Avenue. Here you will travel up the elevators to take a walk around one of the most popular audition and rehearsal studios in NYC.
Rub elbows with both young hopefuls and Broadway stars alike as you hear personal audition success (and horror) stories told by your guide.
Stroll through Hell’s Kitchen and hear the story of Manhattan Plaza, a subsidized housing project for actors.
Learn the ins and outs of "joining the union" while passing by their various Midtown offices such as the Actors Equity Building at 1560 Broadway.
Grab a tasty treat at Broadway’s favorite cookie shop Schmackary’s.
We'll stop by the impressive 8th floor lobby of the Marriott Marquis to see where actors hang out between auditions.
"End your tour at one of the best places to people-watch in the Theatre District. Worldwide Plaza is where many actors spend countless evenings catching up with friends and other theater professionals over coffee or frozen margaritas from nearby restaurant Blockheads."