Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre Tours and Tickets

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Originally opened as a vaudeville house in 1913, the Palace Theatre has since undergone renovations to become the modern, celebrated theater that stands today. Over the years, the theater has staged numerous Tony Award–winning shows and lauded musicals—fromBeauty and the Beast toAida—earning it a well-deserved Broadway reputation.

  • 1564 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, New York, 10036

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Max_L, May 2022
The tour is good and the guide is very good. We are from argentina And that complicated us a little.
Bptkids, Dec 2021
Best Experience Ever
Patrick was wonderful! So much knowledge of Broadway. We learned so much that one would never learn unless on a private trip like this. Well worth the money spent. Thank you Patrick!
Chris_P, Mar 2021
Great experience!
Patrick has an excellent storytelling persona and interjected some great stories with information about the theaters. He went above and beyond!!
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Q:How early should I get to the Palace Theatre?
A:It’s a good idea to come early—you need plenty of time to clear the metal detector and security screening. Doors at the Palace Theatre generally open around one hour before the performance starts. Coming early also leaves time to check out the theater’s beaux-arts interior, plasterwork, and elegant lobby.
Q:How much do tickets to the Palace Theatre usually cost?
A:Broadway tickets at the Palace Theatre range by show and seating options, but tickets often cost hundreds of US dollars, especially for great seats. Discounted ticket types like standing room and rush tickets may be available—students can sometimes get discounts, too.
Q:What is the cheapest day of the week to see a show at the Palace Theatre?
A:The cheapest Palace Theatre shows tend to be weekday matinees, so budget-minded theater fans should look for afternoon tickets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Other money-saving strategies include same-day tickets, standing room–only tickets, and in-person ticket lotteries.
Q:What is the dress code for a show at the Palace Theatre in New York City?
A:Come as you are: There’s no dress code at the Palace Theatre. Theatergoers here wear everything from casual garb to evening dress, with one major exception—opening nights. Those are big events for performers and audiences alike. For many attendees, dressing up is part of the fun.
Q:What has played at the Palace Theatre in New York?
A:The Palace Theatre has a star-studded history. Since 1913, the Broadway theater has hosted some big names and big shows: Lauren Bacall played in Applause and Woman of the Year, George Hearn starred in La Cage aux Folles, and Richard Kiley appeared as Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha.
Q:How many Broadway theaters are there in New York?
A:There are more than 40 Broadway theaters operating in New York City, but that number fluctuates. To count as a “Broadway theater,” a venue must generally have more than 500 seats and a Manhattan location between 41st and 54th streets, and between Sixth and Eighth avenues.