New York, New York

We've put together an exclusive, behind-the-scenes trip with access to some of Broadway's best spaces and performers in New York City this summer!

TRIP ITINERARY

Friday, June 8 – Monday, June 11, 2018

3 Nights at the Millennium Broadway, a popular, contemporary Art Deco hotel located in the heart of the Theatre District (with complimentary basic Wi Fi access)

Friday June 8: 

  • New York arrival.  Transfer to the hotel on your own.
  • 8 PM: Broadway show of your choice (some exclusions apply)
  • Post-performance dinner, with unlimited house wine, alcoholic and soft drinks, in a fine theatre district restaurant
    • Joining us will be two Broadway guests of honor: producer of the Broadway sleeper of the year “The Band’s Visit” and the actor who danced and sang the lead role of “An American in Paris” (the role portrayed by Gene Kelly in the film)

 

Saturday June 9:

  • 11 AM:  Private visit to Radio City Music Hall, the world-famous Art Deco gem and site of tomorrow’s Tony Awards
  • 12:30 PM:  Lunch on your own in or around Rockefeller Center
  • 2 PM:  An exploration of the Art Deco architecture and art within Rockefeller Center, led by the co-founder of the 1979 Show People's Committee to Save Radio City Music Hall (from demolition)*
  • 3 PM:  In a Broadway rehearsal studio, a private discussion and digital presentation with the former captain of the Radio City Music Hall Singers and the former captain of the Radio City Music Hall Corps de Ballet - co-authors of the recently published “Saving Radio City Music Hall:  A Dancer’s True Story”
    • Guests will be given a signed copy of the book.
  • 5 PM:  Return to the hotel
  • 8 PM: Broadway show of your choice 

 

Sunday June 10:

  • 9 AM:  A walking exploration of the renaissance of 42nd Street, led by the person in large part responsible for the NYC Landmark designation of the 42nd Street theatres*
  • 9:30 AM:  The doors of Broadway’s most beautiful theatre, the New Amsterdam Theatre (one of the finest Art Nouveau theatres in the world), will be open just for us.  This theatre is the current home of Disney’s “Aladdin” and the theatre where “The Lion King” was created.
    • As we look at the theatre’s splendor, the person in large part responsible for saving this theatre from demolition will describe the theatre’s history, secrets, renovation, and tell its ghost stories*
  • 10:30 AM:  A walking exploration of the lights, excitement, history and theatres of the Times Square Theatre District, led by the person in large part responsible for the NYC Landmark designation of 35 Broadway Theatres and for the zoning regulations which resulted in Times Square’s plethora of electric advertising signs*
  • 11 AM:  In a Broadway rehearsal studio, a private ‘salon’ with entertainment and in-depth discussion starring 3 current Broadway cast members
    • Our entertainers will be accompanied on the piano by the keyboardist for WICKED, who has been associated with this hit musical, one of the most successful in Broadway history, almost from its inception
  • 1 PM:  Free Afternoon
  • 6 PM: Tony Award Evening (your choice; price of trip reflects selection)
    • Tony Adventure #1: In one of New York’s best-known theatre cabarets, join an overflow crowd of Broadway theatre enthusiasts for a large screen viewing party of the ceremony (Official commemorative playbill included; food and drinks available for purchase)
    • Tony Adventure #2: Take advantage of the rare privilege of joining Broadway’s elite at Radio City Music Hall for the live Tony Awards® ceremony. (This adventure includes second or third mezzanine seating, upgrade to First mezzanine or Orchestra level available for additional fee, and official commemorative playbill. FORMAL DRESS REQUIRED.)

Monday June 11:

  • 8:30 AM:  Hotel check-out. 
    • Your luggage will be loaded onto our private, luxury coach.
  • 9 AM:  Private, luxury coach ride to Brooklyn
  • 10 AM:  A private visit to EverGreene Architectural Arts, one of our country’s premiere decorative arts companies, whose projects have included the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, the New Amsterdam Theatre, historic theatres/churches/capitol buildings throughout the U.S., and many Broadway theatres.  (The Tennessee Theatre and the new Sacred Heart Cathedral are two of their projects in Knoxville.)
    • Our visit will be hosted by Jeff Greene, the company’s founder, if available.
  • 12 Noon:  Depart to the airport.
    • If you book a flight departing LGA after 2:30 PM, you will be transferred to LGA by our coach, arriving at 1pm. (included)
    • If you book a flight departing Newark after 3 PM, or JFK after 3:30 PM, you will be responsible for transportation to airport on your own, or car service can be arranged for you for an additional fee. (Newark arriving by 1 PM or JFK arriving by 1:15 PM)

 

Program Cost

  • $2490 per person if attending Tony Awards ® viewing party (which includes a $500 donation to the Tennessee Theatre)
    • Single occupancy will incur a $550 surcharge
    • A deposit of $1250 per person is required upon registration
    • Balance will be due May 4
  • $2985 per person if attending Tony Awards ® ceremony (which includes a $500 donation to the Tennessee Theatre)
    • Single occupancy will incur a $550 surcharge
    • A deposit of $1250 per person is required upon registration
    • Balance will be due May 4
  • Cost per person is subject to change depending on the number of participants. If the minimum number of participants is not met, there will be an increase (not to exceed $195 per person) in the trip cost.

 

For important details about this trip, click here. Once you are ready to reserve your spot, please fill out the form below. You will be required to make a non-refundable deposit of $1250/per person in order to reserve a spot. The remaining balance will be due on May 4. If you have any questions about the trip, please contact Lila Honaker via email (lhonaker@tennesseetheatre.com) or at 865-684-1200 ext. 146.  

*Tours will be led by New York's Joe Rosenberg