Theater Venues Near Parsippany:
See a Broadway Show
When deciding on an itinerary for your visit, keep in mind that no trip to the Big Apple is complete without seeing a Broadway show. Experiencing the unique opportunity of visiting this historically-rich theater district and seeing firsthand some of the world’s best live theater is a truly memorable experience that the whole family will enjoy. And the world’s best theater venues are all near Parsippany!
In 1870, P.T. Barnum opened an entertainment center on Broadway where the first musical was produced, and its success led to the birth of Broadway as we know it today. The Broadway Theatre district, which is made up of 40 theaters, stretches from West 40th Street to West 54th Street, between 6th Avenue and 9th Avenue—and it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York City. In 2011 alone, Broadway shows drew in over 12 million people and $1 billion in ticket sales. Generally, shows that have an open-ended run (where there is no specified end date) have evening performances Tuesday through Saturday and matinée performances on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and tickets cost between $20 and $120, with weekday nights and matinées being the most affordable. If you’re traveling with your entire family and you are looking for an even better deal on tickets, TKTS Discount Booths, which are located in Duffy Square, Times Square, Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn sell same-day tickets for many Broadway shows at up to 50% off.
The bright lights of Broadway beckon!
The three biggest theater venues in the Broadway district are the Gershwin Theatre, the Foxwoods Theatre and the Broadway Theatre, with each one capable of seating over 1,500 people. If you’re interested in seeing the longest-running Broadway show in existence (with over 10,000 performances to date), the Phantom of the Opera is currently showing at the Majestic Theatre. If you want to see a show with plenty of dancing, catch the fourth-longest running show, Chicago, at the Ambassador Theater. For a more kid-friendly show, the fifth longest-running show, The Lion King, can be enjoyed by all ages at the Minskoff Theatre. No matter what venue you visit or what show you see, the Broadway experience is one that shouldn’t be missed. So, during your stay in Parsippany, take advantage of our close proximity to New York City and take in the bright lights on Broadway!
Let us host your next theater district adventure
We’re just one simple bus ride into the heart of New York City. And after a full day of Broadway fun, the show, the noshing and maybe a nightcap afterwards, were just minutes away for your overnight relaxation. Make Holiday Inn Parsippany your home away from home for a truly first-class hotel experience. We are ideally situated near routes 46, 80, 280, and 287, which makes getting to all of your destinations a breeze, and when you return from your Broadway excursion, or any other of the exciting adventures you can find nearby, you will be greeted by our friendly staff and cozy accommodations that you can sink right into.
And when it comes to amenities, we’ve got all the bases covered—and then some. We have a great fitness center, outdoor pool and patio area, a 24-hour business center that includes two computers with Free High Speed Internet access, printer, copier and fax machine, and 32” flat panel LCD TVs, complimentary high-speed internet access and refrigerators in every room. We pride ourselves on our top-notch customer service and the personal touch that we add makes us truly special. When you stay with us you will see that when it comes to hospitality, we’re the best show in town! Call or click for reservations today!