Majestic Theatre Tours
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A New York City landmark in Manhattan’s Theater District, the Majestic Theatre has been hosting large musical productions and delighting theatergoers since 1927. One of the largest theaters on Broadway, the Majestic has been home to The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest running show, since 1988.
The Majestic Theatre was designed by noted theater architect Herbert J. Krapp. The Spanish-style building with Adam-style detailing boasts 1,645 seats in its steep, stadium-style orchestra section and large balcony. To see the theater, book tickets to a performance of The Phantom of the Opera, or admire the facade on a walking tour of Times Square, Broadway, or the Theater District.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Children under the age of 4 are not permitted inside the theater.
- Cell phones, cameras, recording devices, and other electronic devices cannot be used during performances.
- There are no elevators or escalators in the theater.
- Assistive devices for the hard of hearing and visually impaired are available.
- The theater is not fully wheelchair accessible, but there are designated wheelchair areas.
How to Get There
The Majestic Theatre is located on West 44th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. To reach the theater by subway, take the A, C, or E trains to 42 Street–Port Authority Bus Terminal, or the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S, or W trains to Times Square–42 Street. You can also reach the theater on an Eighth Avenue bus.
When to Get There
The theater’s box office is typically open from late morning through evening Monday–Saturday and from noon until early evening on Sunday. If you plan to see a show, make sure to arrive early as there may be lines for the box office or concession stands. Latecomers will be seated at the theater’s discretion.
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical interpretation of a French novel of the same name written by Gaston Leroux in 1909. The musical won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical and has since become a classic, performed around the world. The longest running show in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera was the first show to celebrate 10,000 performances (in February 2012), and has since celebrated over 13,000 performances (in April 2019).
Address: 245 W 44th St, New York City, New York, USA 10036, USA
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, Jan 2020
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3 Tours and Activities to Experience Majestic Theatre
Surrender to the music of the night at 'The Phantom of the Opera,' the longest-running show in Broadway history. Featuring a swoon-worthy score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and captivating stage design, this musical interpretation of Gaston Leroux’s Gothic romance snagged seven Tony Awards, including best musical. Guarantee your prime seat in the orchestra or front mezzanine section of the Majestic Theater, and prepare for a haunting Broadway experience.
Private and Luxury
Explore New York City's Theater District on a private 2-hour walking tour that introduces you to backstage stories and insider secrets of the Great White Way. With a private guide, walk through the area around Times Square to see theaters that have been home to legendary performances and Broadway stars. You'll hear about the history of live theater, including the early days of Vaudeville and the creation of the musical.
Most tours of Broadway can be so large, you might have trouble hearing your guide. This New York City Broadway Theater District and Times Square walking tour runs with a small group to offer you a more intimate experience. Hear the backstage stories about the stars of yesterday and today, and visit famous Broadway theaters like the Majestic Theatre, home of the ‘Phantom of the Opera.’
Private Sightseeing Tours
This is a fun and informative self guided audio tour through the Broadway theatre district with lots of history and interesting stories. Find out about some of the most seminal theatres in Broadway history, and the plays that became hits around the world. Discover the hidden history and lesser known figures of the Broadway theatre scene, all while taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling metropolis of New York City.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book Majestic Theatre tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Majestic Theatre can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 3 Majestic Theatre tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Majestic Theatre 2020?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Majestic Theatre costs USD 39.63. Guided Majestic Theatre tours start around USD 39.63 per person. See all 3 Majestic Theatre tickets and tours on Viator.
What's the best way to experience Majestic Theatre?
The best ways to experience Majestic Theatre are:
- Phantom of the Opera On Broadway Ticket
- Private Theatre District Tour
- Small-Group Broadway Theater District and Times Square Walking Tour
- Broadway Theatre Tour: an audio tour of the theatre world's most iconic district
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