New World Stages Tours
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Located in New York’s Theater District, New World Stages is a modern Off-Broadway performing arts complex. Featuring five theaters of varying sizes, an art gallery, a public lounge, and event spaces, New World Stages offers a range of entertainment options, from shows to concerts to readings, in an intimate setting.
This complex’s five theaters range in size from 199–499 seats, offer a range of seating styles, and usually host five different performances simultaneously. Visit to enjoy award-winning shows that have left their Broadway venues as well as more intimate plays and readings. Past shows have included Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-earning plays like Rent, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, A Clockwork Orange, Avenue Q, and Million Dollar Quartet.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Children under the age of 4 are not permitted inside the theaters.
- Cell phones, cameras, recording devices, and other electronic devices cannot be used during performances.
- Coat check is available; bags are subject to a security search.
- Concessions and drinks are available at several bars located throughout the complex.
- Assistive listening devices are available for the hard of hearing.
- The theaters are wheelchair accessible, and there are designated wheelchair seats.
How to Get There
New World Stages is located on West 50th Street, between Eighth and Ninth avenues. By subway, take the 1, 2 or C, E to 50 Street, the N, Q, R to 49 Street, or the B, D, F, M to 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center. Or take a bus running along Eighth or Ninth avenues.
When to Get There
Performance times vary; check the show’s schedule, and plan to arrive early, as there may be lines for the box office or concession stands. Latecomers will be seated at the theater’s discretion.
What is “Off-Broadway”?
There’s more to the New York City theater scene than just Broadway. The city’s smaller theaters offer a range of fun, moving, and award-winning shows. These venues are categorized by their seating capacity: 100-499 seats is “Off-Broadway,” while 99 seats and under is considered “Off-Off-Broadway.” Notable Off-Broadway theaters include the Astor Place Theatre, the Cherry Lane Theatre, the Lucille Lortel Theatre, the New York Theatre Workshop, the Public Theatre, SoHo Playhouse, and the Orpheum Theatre—and, of course, the New World Stages.
Address: 340 West 50th Street, New York, NY, USA
Admission Tickets (4)
2 Tours and Activities to Experience New World Stages
Head down to New World Stages in New York City for a night out with this admission ticket to the Gazillion Bubble Show. This family-friendly (ages 4 and up) performance is sure to keep everyone entertained and get the whole family laughing. Spend an hour, or a little more, with the Fang family as they put on an entertaining artistic bubble show under the glow of laser lighting.
Don't miss your chance to see one of Broadway's biggest smash-hit productions, the five-time Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages. The much-loved musical returns to Broadway with its rock classic-packed score to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Choose a date that suits you and secure your seats by booking in advance.
Reserve your tickets ahead of time to The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking in New York City to guarantee your seats. Enjoy easy ticket pickup right at the New World Stages box office, and watch this off-Broadway show filled with comedy and music by mixologist Anthony Caporale, while you sip on three included drinks.
Take a break from the crowds and bright lights of Times Square and enjoy an evening of entertainment at a Broadway comedy show. Set in Lyceum Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong—in New York City after a successful run on London’s West End—is ideal for or fans of slapstick comedy and British humor.
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 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book New World Stages tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since New World Stages 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 2 New World Stages tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit New World Stages 2020?
Currently, an entrance ticket to New World Stages costs USD 73.75. Guided New World Stages tours start around USD 73.75 per person. See all 2 New World Stages tickets and tours on Viator.
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