Broadway theater are theatrical performances that take place in one of the 40 professional theatres with 500 or more seats located in the Theatre District along Broadway and Lincoln Center in Manhattan in New York City. New York's theatre developed around 1750 on Nassau Street. They held Shakespeare plays and operas there. In 1829, Niblo's Garden opened on Broadway and other theatres followed. Broadway has a long history in New York City.
The theatre district on Broadway is a huge tourist attraction in New York City. Attendance to these theatre shows in 2010 was 12.11 million. Most Broadway shows are commercial productions. The longest running musical was The Phantom of the Opera with 7,486 performances. Many Broadway shows will sell out months ahead of time, but we always have tickets in stock. If you are looking to experience a magical production on Broadway, then grab some tickets and be prepared to be wowed!