The Museum of Broadway announces November opening date
Ain’t Misbehavin; Designed by Derek McLane. Rendering courtesy of the Museum of Broadway
The first permanent museum dedicated to Broadway has an official opening date. The Museum of Broadway will open its doors at 145 West 45th Street in Times Square on November 15. Along with an opening date, new renderings of the space were released on Tuesday, showing off the museum’s immersive experiences and “behind-the-curtain” look at the history of Broadway.
Ziegfeld Follies; Designed by Sam and Ryan Ratelle. Rendering courtesy of the Museum of Broadway
Co-founded by Tony Award-winning producer Julie Boardman and founder of Rubik Marketing, Diane Nicoletti, the Museum of Broadway takes visitors through the history of Broadway with interactive exhibits devoted to beloved musicals and plays.
The multi-level experience includes an up-close look at game-changing musicals, a look at the migration of the city’s theaters in the “Map Room,” and an exhibit called “The Making of a Broadway Show,” which will celebrate the professionals behind the scenes who bring the shows to life every night.
The museum will feature work from Emmy Award-winning illustrator I. Javier Ameijeiras, neon artist Dani B, Tony Award-nominated dancer Robert Fairchild, Drama Desk Award-winning scenic designer David Korins, choreographer Julio Monge, and dancer Tanairi Vazquez, among others.
Rent; Designed by Paul Clay. Rendering courtesy of the Museum of Broadway
The museum was originally scheduled to open in 2020 but was delayed because of the pandemic. Now under construction, the museum will open on November 15.
Timed tickets start at $39. A portion of every ticket sold will be donated to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Tickets are now on sale only through Audience Rewards, with early access tickets available to fans who signed up on the museum’s website starting June 17. Tickets will go on sale to the public on June 21 at 10 a.m. Buy them here.
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Renderings courtesy of the Museum of Broadway