Friday, June 29, 2012

Welcome to the New York Show

New York City boasts of numerous sources of entertainment for the visitors, the primary ones being cinemas, amusement parks, circuses and Broadway theaters. The old Broadway theaters of NYC hold an important significance for the residents as they represent the illustrious history of the city.

If you are planning to visit “The Big Apple”, it would be a faux pas if you don't watch New York Shows in these beautifully built theaters. New York has a whole region dedicated to theaters popularly known as “Broadway theatre district”, which itself is a well known tourist attraction. The Broadway theaters that ought to be on every tourist's list are: Winter Garden theater, Imperial theater, New Amsterdam theater and Gershwin theater.

Inaugurated in 1903, New Amsterdam is one of the oldest surviving legitimate theaters in New York City, along with New Victory, Hudson and Lyceum Theatre. Built of carved stone, plaster and wood; decorated with intricate arrays of murals and tiles, New Amsterdam reminds the visitors of New York of the early 20th century.

Another place where you can catch the famed New York Shows is the Imperial Theatre at West 45th Street. Originally built as a theatre screening musical comedies, Imperial has played a number of long running plays during its ninety year existence. Other famous theatres include The Winter Garden, which was built by the famous architect Herbert J Krapp. Winter Garden currently plays “Mama Mia”, having sold the tickets for whole of the next year in advance.

Apart from the above, the other famous theaters include Gershwin, Foxwoods, Eugene O' Neil, Vivian Beaumont, Majestic and Palace theater. The best way to visit all such New York City attractions is through well organized New York Tours. If you want to know more about the celebrated Broadway theaters in NYC, do visit

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