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Theatre Tours

This theatre tour guide features all the information we have on theatre tours. The guide covers theatres featured on this website so you may wish to check local listings for any additional theatre tours available. Enjoy your tour!



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5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle



Allen Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

As of October 2020 tours have resumed with COVID-19 protocols in place. The general tour schedule is: 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:30am and 12:30pm, and 3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:30am and 12:30pm. Check the event website Link opens in new window for the latest schedule and availability. Tours last approximately 60 minutes and cost $15.



Austin Scottish Rite

As of mid-2018 the Scottish Rite Theater does not offer regularly-scheduled tours, however they welcome visitors to come and view the historic theatre and century-old painted backdrops by making arrangements by email with rental@scottishritetheater.org Link opens in new window.

You can also check out the events running at the Scottish Rite Theater on the their website Link opens in new window which includes a calendar of events and online booking.



Avalon Theatre, Catalina Island

The Santa Catalina Island Company offers two tours of the Catalina Casino: “Discover the Casino” and “Behind the Scenes”, at 40 minutes and 90 minutes respectively. The “Behind the Scenes” tour contains everything in, and builds upon, the “Discover the Casino” tour. If you have the time you’d be well-advised to take the full “Behind the Scenes” tour. Both tours access the Avalon Theatre and the Ballroom and its outdoor terrace, although all tours are subject to daily operations.

“Discover the Casino” tours run Fri-Sun at 10:30am and 2pm (Adults $19.95, Senior/Military $17.95, Child $17.95). “Behind the Scenes” tours run Fri-Sun at 12pm and 3:30pm (Adults $29.95, Senior/Military $27.95, Child $27.95). Tour booking and further information is available on the Visit Catalina Island website Link opens in new window or by telephoning (310) 510-0179 Link opens in new window.



Bristol Hippodrome

As of January 2023, tours take place according to theatre availability and visiting productions. Tours last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours. Tours do not include show ticket and are subject to availability. Routes may change and involve a number of stairs. Backstage access is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. If you have any access needs, please do get in touch before your visit via email.

Private tours can also be arranged upon request. Please contact BristolCreativeLearning@theambassadors.com.

For more details see the Bristol Hippodrome’s Theatre Tour website Link opens in new window. Advance reservations not required although recommended to ensure your chosen tour is not full.



Britannia Panopticon, Glasgow

The Britannia Panopticon is open for free general viewing Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 5pm. For additional details of events, or questions about visiting, see the Britannia Panopticon’s What’s On page Link opens in new window. Please note that the Britannia Panopticon does not have disabled access (information correct as of July 2021).



Broadway Historic Theatre District, Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Conservancy Link opens in new window runs weekly tours of the Broadway Historic Theatre District. Subject to availability, the tour visits the interiors of one or more of the following theatres: Los Angeles Theatre, The Theatre at Ace Hotel (formerly United Artists Theatre), Orpheum Theatre.

Access is not guaranteed to any theatres due to events programming and logistics on the day so call ahead for details if you are concerned.

Tours run every Saturday at 10am and last approximately 2.5 hours. Tickets $10.



Chicago Theatre

Tours run Fridays at 12pm and Saturdays at 12pm and 2pm. Duration approximately 60 mins. Please note tour content is subject to change based on events in the building and that some tours can take up to 75 mins. There is no stage or dressing room access on concert days.

Tickets: Adults $20; Children (12 & under), Students (with valid ID), and Seniors (65 and older): $15. For groups (15+) call (212) 465-6080 Link opens in new window or email Group.Sales@msg.com Link opens in new window.

Tour content, prices, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.



CIBC Theatre, Chicago

Broadway In Chicago offers a public tour of our theatres every Saturday at 11am. Each tour visits two of our three theatres: the Oriental Theatre, the Cadillac Palace and the CIBC Theatre. The tour showcases the glittering vintage décor inspired by the foremost theatre designers of our time, who created through their designs in the French Renaissance styling. You will also learn about the cutting edge technology that makes each theatre the home to today’s most complex theatrical productions and the recent restorations that brought beauty and elegance back to these century-old theatres.

For more information visit the Broadway in Chicago website Link opens in new window.



Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego

The San Diego Symphony conducts regular tours of Copley Symphony Hall on a monthly basis. Tours are free, last one hour, and no reservation is required unless your group is over 20. For more details and dates visit the San Diego Symphony History & Tours page Link opens in new window.

Copley Symphony Hall has been a regular participant in the annual Open House: San Diego event, which ran for its third year in March 2019. For more details visit the Open House San Diego website Link opens in new window.



Dolby Theatre, Hollywood

The Dolby Theatre runs tours seven days a week, every hour on the hour from 11am to 3pm, except when theatre operations prevent tours from taking place.

The docent-led walking tour lasts 30 minutes and includes a visit to the Dolby Lounge where you will see a real Oscar statue. Access to the theatre and particularly the stage is at the discretion of the visiting company and/or theatre operations on the day and is not guaranteed. Tickets are $25 (Seniors/Youth $19) and may only be purchased from the Dolby Theatre Box Office in person. Advance bookings are not usually necessary. Further information is available on the Dolby Theatre’s website Link opens in new window. Box Office times are listed here Link opens in new window.



Edinburgh Playhouse

Backstage Tours last approximately 60 – 90 minutes. Tour schedule depends on productions and theatre availability so check the theatre’s Backstage Tour website page Link opens in new window for the current schedule.

Tours do not include a show ticket. Backstage & stage and backstage access is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Tours may be cancelled last minute due to company rehearsals. Routes may change and involve a number of stairs. If you have any access needs, please do get in touch Link opens in new window before your visit.



El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood

** Due to the Covid-19 pandemic theatre tours are on hiatus until further notice **

As of mid-2018 the theatre runs 45-minute tours daily, usually at 8:30am, for $12 per person, subject to availability and/or change without notice. The tour includes the auditorium, backstage, dressing rooms, lower lounge, lobbies and the organ – all subject to availability and current theatre operations.

“Express” tours ($9 and lasting 15 minutes) are generally available throughout the day, dependent on current programming, and cover Front-of-House and lobby areas.

Tickets for all tours are available for purchase in-person at the theatre Box Office; advance reservations are not required. For further information check out the El Capitan Theatre Tour Flyer Link opens in new window or refer to the El Capitan Theatre ticketing website Link opens in new window. For more information or questions call 1-800-DISNEY6 Link opens in new window or visit the theatre Box Office.

Note: movie screenings at the El Capitan often feature specially tailored pre-shows, often featuring the Wurlitzer organ and various entertainment features inside the auditorium, so differing requirements of these programs may restrict tour access to certain areas.



Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Theatre tours are scheduled according to theatre availability. The current schedule is available on the theatre’s website Link opens in new window. Tours cost £10 per person (£8 for Friends) and run for 60-90 minutes. Note: Backstage access is dependent on the visiting company’s theatre operations on the day of your tour and is not guaranteed.



Ford’s Theatre, Washington D.C.

Ford’s Theatre is a very popular Washington DC tourist destination in addition to being a working theatre presenting a varied schedule of theatrical and live entertainment events. Ford’s Theatre welcomes more than 650,000 visitors a year. In common with most Washington DC attractions, visitor security checks are in operation at Ford’s Theatre.

The theatre and museum are open daily, generally 9am to 4:30pm although the schedule can vary. The schedule is available on the Ford’s Theatre website Link opens in new window. Tickets, available for the theatre, the museum, or both, are timed-entry every half hour and cost $3 for all visitors. Visiting both museum and theatre takes around two hours.

Peak visitor times are March to July. To guarantee admission advance booking is strongly recommended Link opens in new window. A limited number of same-day tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis, with the Box Office opening daily at 8:30am (closes 5pm). Further information on daily tours is available on the Ford’s Theatre website Link opens in new window.

Guided tours, limited to 20 participants, run at 5pm on select Sundays. These tours last one hour and usually included access to the Orchestra, Balcony, view into the Presidential Box, and the Stage. Check the theatre’s website for the guided tour schedule and to book online Link opens in new window.



Fox Theatre, St. Louis

Explore the splendor of one of America’s most magnificent theatres! Enjoy your 90-minute walking tour of the majestic Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis. This grand palace-style Theatre is 5 stories high and is a grand experience!

Tours are currently offered on Saturday mornings at 10:30am, and additionally at 11am when a matinee performance is not scheduled. Tours include organ concert. Tickets are $10 each, children under 2 are free and do not need a ticket. Tickets must be purchased online in advance through MetroTix (the Fox box office is only open before shows at this time), and ticket sales end the preceding Friday at 5pm. For more details see the theatre’s Tours Link opens in new window page.



Fox Tucson Theatre

Tours take place every second Tuesday of the month at noon from September through May and last about an hour. The tour is free but donations are happily accepted. For further information check out the Tours page on the theatre’s website Link opens in new window.

Private tours for large groups can be scheduled by contacting Tamara Mack (House Manager) at (520) 547-8604 Link opens in new window.



Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man

Tours run every Saturday at 10am, Easter through October. Tour duration 2hrs 15mins. Adults £8.50, Children (16 and under) £4.50, Family £19 (2 adults & 2 children). Private tours can be made by arrangement and further tours may be available during July and August. Note that due to the original features of the theatre, many parts of the tour are inaccessible for people with mobility related disabilities. Information correct as of January 2020. Check the Villa Gaiety website Link opens in new window or telephone 01624 600555 Link opens in new window for the most up-to-date information.



Grand Opera House, Belfast

Led by one of the theatre’s knowledgeable Customer Experience Assistants, a tour gives you the chance to see the incredible results of the restoration of this iconic building, and explore the fascinating story of the Grand Opera House’s rich and colourful history from 1895 to the present day. Follow in the footsteps of Charlie Chaplin, Luciano Pavarotti and Darcey Bussell by walking out onto the iconic stage; see what happens behind the scenes during a show, and explore the symbolism and meaning of the gods, elephants, stars and other stunning architectural features inside Frank Matcham’s auditorium.

Theatre Tours last for between 45 minutes and an hour, and tour participants also have exclusive access to the heritage exhibition for 30 minutes before their tour start time. For current tour availability and booking, check out the theatre’s Tour Link opens in new window page.



Hanna Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

Regular tours of the 116-year-old Edwardian theatre, designed by the legendary theatre architect Frank Matcham, are 90 minutes long and are led by our enthusiastic volunteers. The tour explores the new and old sections of the city centre landmark, providing an opportunity to get onstage and see His Majesty’s from the eyes of a performer in one of the most beautiful theatres in Scotland. For current tour schedule click here Link opens in new window.

Duration: 90 minutes. Tickets: £12.50. For access enquiries email hello@aberdeenperformingarts.com Link opens in new window.



Hollywood Boulevard Entertainment District

April Clemmer’s Old Hollywood Walking Tour Link opens in new window will tour you around the Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District. Tours generally run the last Friday of every month plus additional special dates, and last approximately 90 mins. Advance reservations are requested. For more information, tour schedules, and reservations, go to the Old Hollywood Walking Tour website Link opens in new window.



Hudson Theatre, New York

As of mid-January 2022, tours run twice a week: Tuesdays and Friday at 11am. From 2nd March 2022 to 26th March 2022 tours run Wednesday and Saturdays at 10am. From 29th March 2022 tours run Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 11am. These dates/times should be used as a guide only; for the most up-to-date information check the final schedule on the Tours section of the theatre’s website Link opens in new window which also includes any blackout dates. Tours last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and include some stairs. Reservations are required and tickets can be purchased in advance from the theatre’s website Link opens in new window or directly from Broadway Up Close Link opens in new window. As of January 2022 pricing is $54 Adult and $49 Child (12 and younger).

Groups have the option of reserving a private tour on an alternate date. Private tour dates are subject to availability; call (646) 975-4619 Link opens in new window or email infohudson@theambassadors.com Link opens in new window to make your group tour reservation.



KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Like most Ambassador Theatre Group Link opens in new window theatres, the King’s runs tours as production schedules allow. Check out the theatre’s Backstage Tour Link opens in new window page for the current schedule. Tickets are generally £10 and tours last about one hour.



Los Angeles Music Center

The Music Center offers a variety of tours:

The Music Center Symphonian Campus Tours
The Music Center Symphonians, who are voluntary docents for The Music Center, offers a 90-minute docent-led tour of The Music Center’s four theatres: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall. You can learn about the history and architecture of each of the theatres along with Jerry Moss Plaza and hear about how each of those spaces are enriched with incredible arts experiences. Find out about artistic presentations by Center Theatre Group, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Phil and TMC Arts, including the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center dance residencies, concerts, arts learning experiences and free and low-cost events on Jerry Moss Plaza. View artwork from across the globe including sculptures, tapestries, paintings and antiques from the 17th century to the present. Hear the stories collected through The Music Center’s nearly 60 years as the heart of Los Angeles County’s cultural life. Tours generally run every day however depend on visiting companies. For an up-to-date tour scheduled visit the Music Center’s Symphonian Tour page Link opens in new window.
Self-Guided Walt Disney Concert Hall Tours
Self-guided tours of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and gardens are free and available on most days; check the Tour Schedule on the Music Center’s website Link opens in new window to confirm availability. Tours run 60 minutes, are free, and start from the Walt Disney Concert Hall lobby. Note: access to the Concert Hall is subject to availability and daily operations; you may not get to see inside the Concert Hall.

Reservations are not required unless groups sizes are 15 or over. Information correct as of February 2024.



Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Theatre tours are offered as schedules permit. Check the Sheffield Theatres website Link opens in new window for latest tour information. Tours give you access to many areas of the Crucible, Lyceum, and Playhouse theatres, including the backstage and cast areas, but are of course subject to daily operations. Each tour is unique and varies depending upon what is available on the day. Plans may be altered at short notice so we cannot guarantee in advance which areas you will visit.



Majestic Theatre, San Antonio

The Majestic Theatre welcomes the community and visitors to the heart of downtown to spend an evening going behind the scenes and experiencing the historic venue like never before!

The theatre’s historic tours Link opens in new window feature a unique behind the scenes look at the theatres’ history, architecture and character with knowledgeable tour guides and a trip backstage. A complimentary cocktail is included with each ticket. A portion of ticket proceeds support Las Casas Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship Program.

The tour will involve the use of stairs. For additional information, or for accommodation requests, please contact theatreservicessa@theambassadors.com Link opens in new window.



Mimi Ohio Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Moore Theatre, Seattle

Seattle Theatre Group Link opens in new window offers free tours of the historic Moore Theatre. Theatre tours take place on the second Saturday of every month. Please meet in front of the main entrance of the theatre - on the corner 2nd and Virginia - by 10am. Tours last approximately 120 minutes and will be lead by members of our well-versed volunteer staff.

Tours for student groups, ages 7 years and up, may be scheduled upon request. Experience the technical workings of the stage, backstage operations, the history of the lobby and of the theatre building itself. To request a student group tour, submit an online application Link opens in new window or email Student Tours Link opens in new window for more information.

For more details and to book online, check out the Paramount Theatre Tours page Link opens in new window.



Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix

Tours take place on alternating Tuesdays throughout the year, run by the non-profit organization Friends of the Orpheum Link opens in new window. Upcoming tour dates are listed on the tour event page Link opens in new window. Guided tours of the theatre include all public and many non-public areas and offer visitors a glimpse behind the scenes of a movie palace. Tours meet under the marquee on West Adams St and last approximately 1 hour.

Call (602) 495-7139 Link opens in new window to schedule a private tour for groups of 10 or more.



Paramount Theatre, Abilene

Tours run roughly once per month, dependent on availability and programming. Tours are generally free and last about one hour. Check the theatre’s Events listings Link opens in new window for current schedule, or contact the theatre direct by phone at (325) 676-9620 Link opens in new window.



Paramount Theatre, Seattle

Seattle Theatre Group Link opens in new window offers free tours of the historic Paramount Theatre. Theatre tours take place on the first Saturday of every month. Please meet in front of the main entrance of the theatre – on the corner of 9th and Pine – by 10am. Tours last approximately 120 minutes and will be lead by members of our well-versed volunteer staff.

“Over 450,000 patrons pass through the doors of The Paramount each year. These free tours give the public a chance to learn more about this historic Theatre while giving them a glimpse behind the scenes,” said Josh LaBelle, Executive Director of Seattle Theatre Group – the non-profit performing arts organization that owns and operates the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres.

Tours for student groups, ages 7 years and up, may be scheduled upon request. Experience the technical workings of the stage, backstage operations, the history of the lobby and of the theatre building itself. To request a student group tour, submit an online application Link opens in new window or email Student Tours Link opens in new window for more information.

For more details and to book online, check out the Paramount Theatre Tours page Link opens in new window.



Pasadena Civic Auditorium

The Pasadena Civic does not currently offer tours however they host many events which are available to book online at the theatre’s website Link opens in new window.

My Valley Pass Link opens in new window visits the interior of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as part of their Pasadena Walking Film Tour Link opens in new window, offered on an irregular basis according to venue availability.

Another way of getting into the Pasadena Civic is to audition for America’s Got Talent Link opens in new window. AGT generally holds their auditions every February/March at the theatre. Free audience tickets are usually available as well, most commonly from the On Camera Audiences Link opens in new window ticketing agency.



Pasadena Playhouse

The Pasadena Playhouse runs ad-hoc tours for individuals and groups. For further information go to the Tours section of the theatre’s website Link opens in new window or contact them at (626) 921-1162 Link opens in new window / tours@pasadenaplayhouse.org Link opens in new window.



Radio City Music Hall, New York

Tours run Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday to Saturday from 9:30am to 5pm, departing every half hour. The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Adults: $42. Children (12 & under), Students (with valid ID) and Seniors (65 and older): $38. For groups (15+) call (212) 465-6080 Link opens in new window or email Group.Sales@msg.com Link opens in new window.

Visit the Radio City Music Hall website Link opens in new window for more details.



Richmond Theatre, London

The Richmond Theatre offers regular tours although the schedule is dictated by visiting productions. Tours last 1-1.5hrs and cost £15. A full tour schedule and online booking is available on the tour page of the theatre’s website Link opens in new window. For more information or to book a private tour for a small group, contact richmondboxoffice@theambassadors.com Link opens in new window.



Royal Albert Hall, London

Together with a friendly guide, you’ll take a peek at the royal areas of the Hall, see the breath-taking auditorium, and the stage that’s hosted some of the world’s biggest change-makers, history-shapers and stars – from Arctic Monkeys to Muhammad Ali, BBC Proms to Beyoncé, Cirque du Soleil to Winston Churchill, and Albert Einstein to Ed Sheeran. You’ll discover how the building was founded 150 years ago, the royal love story that made it happen, and how we solved one of the UK’s most enduring engineering challenges – the Royal Albert Hall echo. You might even be lucky enough to hear an artist in soundcheck!

Tours run most days every 30 mins, however check the hall’s Tour website Link opens in new window for current schedule. Tours take approximately 60 minutes. Out of consideration for artists in rehearsal, we recommend that children attending tours are aged 5 and over. Tickets £18.50 (Adult), £16.50 (Concessions), £10.50 (Children). Book online at the hall’s Tour website Link opens in new window.



Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

The Lyceum runs tours (60 mins) backstage at the theatre, and at their theatre workshop and stores (offsite) for groups between 10 and 20 in size. Further details are available on the Lyceum Theatre’s website Link opens in new window.

The theatre sometimes participates in the annual Edinburgh Doors Open Day Link opens in new window.



San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

As of March 2017 tours are arranged on an adhoc basis for groups of 5 or more. Each tour gives a great insight into the building’s rich history, restoration programs and current activities, affording an overview of the architectural and design elements that grace both interior and exterior, and a demonstration of the renowned Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. For more details check the Mission Playhouse’s website Link opens in new window.



St. George Theatre, Staten Island

Tours of the theatre are one hour in length and visit every section of the theatre followed by Q&A session.

Visitors are amazed by the grand architectural design of this historic theatre and will learn about its history, the technical aspects of presenting a show, career paths in the arts, and theatre etiquette. A favorite of all tours includes our backstage “Wall of Fame”, which is home to the signatures of many of the St. George Theatre’s past performers – from Jerry Seinfeld and Joan Rivers to Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight!

Fee: $50 for a group of up to 5 people, plus an additional $10 for each additional person.

For more information or to book your tour today, contact Joseph DeAngelis, Box Office Manager, at (929) 378-4503 Link opens in new window or madison@sgtr.org Link opens in new window. You can also check out the theatre’s Backstage Tour website page here Link opens in new window.



Tampa Theatre

Monthly Balcony to Backstage Tours Link opens in new window invite the public to learn more about the majestic movie palace’s history and architecture, and treats guests to a demonstration of the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ. Click here Link opens in new window for more information and to purchase tickets.



TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood

The TCL Chinese offers two different tours:

  1. A short tour of the theatre lobby and handprints in the forecourt.
  2. A more in-depth tour of the theatre and public areas, including a short movie summarizing the theatre’s history and also covering the above lobby and forecourt areas.

Tours run 7 days a week excluding days when special events are scheduled. For more information and to book tickets check out the theatre’s VIP Tour website Link opens in new window, call them at (323) 463-9576 Link opens in new window, or email tours@chinesetheatres.com Link opens in new window. Group rates are available.



The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Tours are offered approximately every 10 minutes; stop by the Tour Desk when visiting the Kennedy Center where Friends of the Kennedy Center tour guides are ready to give tours every 10 minutes for any individuals or groups with less than 15 in their party. Tour Hours are Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-1pm. All tours are wheelchair accessible.

Group tours for 15-60 attendees should make a group tour request in advance Link opens in new window. Foreign language tours are available by request Link opens in new window.



The Town Hall, New York

Tours are typically given on Friday mornings at 10:30am and last about 1 hour. Specific dates offered vary by show schedule and staff availability and are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information check the “Tours” link on the theatre’s website Link opens in new window.



Theatre Royal, Bristol

The theatre runs regular tours, generally Thursday and Saturday mornings, which last one hour and during current Covid restriction costs £50 for a group of up to 6. Spaces regularly included on the tour: the new Bristol Old Vic foyer; the Georgian Auditorium, Stage, Gallery, and Pit passages; the Paintshop and Paint Frame; the Weston Studio; and Coopers’ Hall. Access is subject to theatre operations at the time of your tour and some areas may be restricted. Check the theatre’s website Link opens in new window for further details and online booking.

The theatre has previously participated in the annual Bristol Open Doors Link opens in new window event and may do so again in the future.



Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Guided Tours are given in English and last approximately 1 hour. There are 20 spaces available per tour. Tours meet in the main foyer/lobby. Theatre Royal Drury Lane is a working theatre, so no two tours are the same. Sometimes the route will need to change due to other events taking place in the building. This is a walking tour with numerous steps and backstage areas so comfortable shoes are recommended.

Tour schedule: Wed & Fri: 10:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm. Thu & Sat: 10:30am, 12pm. Sun: 10:30am. Tickets £18.50 (no booking fee).

Booking line 020 7087 7748 Link opens in new window, or online at the theatre’s tour website Link opens in new window, which also includes additional information about the tour.



Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle upon Tyne

The one hour tour of the building explores all areas, including the understage, backstage, and many other secret areas never seen on a normal visit. Your tour guide will reveal the theatre’s fascinating history, and highlight tales of its stars, its shows and even its ghosts. Tours cost £6. Maximum of 25 people per tour. Visitors with restricted mobility will have limited access as the tour includes lots of steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Bookings can be made online here Link opens in new window, via the Eventim booking hotline on 0844 249 1000 Link opens in new window, or in person at the theatre Box Office.



Warner Hollywood

The theatre is currently closed to the public and has 24/7 security on-site. Knock on the door and they may let you take a look!



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