Experience the Fun of Theatre Without Leaving Home!
We’re all missing Broadway and the fun of being a part of live theatre. Just like you, we’re yearning for the days when we can take in those wonderful performances.
Well, you might not be hopping into NYC on a bus, but we have GREAT NEWS!
Starr is thrilled to present you with TWO amazing experiences you can take in from your own living room.
Broadway Up Close Virtual Tours
See Broadway Up Close, right from the comfort of your own living room.
Learn from Tim Dolan, a veteran performer and expert who will share insider info and stories from current and past shows that have graced the Broadway arena. Theatre-goers have been flocking to “The Great White Way” for decades for one reason: to hear a story. And for an hour, you’ll hear those tales, from the flops and disasters to the successes and legends.
Upcoming show dates and details:
Ghostlight Virtual Tour
Thursday, April 15th – 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM EST
Every night when the thousands of audience members leave the 41 Broadway theaters, a nightly ritual takes place unseen by most: the setting of the ghostlight. Join our Green Team Guides as we virtually explore Broadway’s haunted past. Our Green Team Guide will share stories of spirits that still lurk in the shadows backstage. We’ve unearthed some truly spooky sightings: acrobats, costume designers, playwrights, actors, and even a priest! Utilizing rarely seen photographs, news clippings, and videos from years of research, virtual tourgoers will see how the haunted of Broadway’s present brings Broadway’s past back to life!
Shubert Brothers & Beyond Virtual Tour
Wednesday, April 21st – 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM EST
This virtual tour will explore some of the Broadway theaters in the middle of the theatre district from 44th Street to 46th Street. As Times Square transformed from an area full of manure and horse stables to one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world, a battle for Broadway was brewing between a group of theatrical titans and three scrappy brothers with the last name of Shubert. Set against the backdrop of Broadway’s most famous theaters, tour-goers will hear about the Shubert Brothers who monopolized Broadway against all odds with the help of an awkwardly named architect. Add in the true origins of the Tony Awards and we promise you’ll walk away with a new appreciation for just how far Broadway has come over the past 100 years. Utilizing rarely seen photographs from years of research, virtual tour-goers will see Broadway’s past and present merge before their eyes.
Theaters on this tour include: Lyceum, Minskoff, Shubert, St. James, Majestic, Marquis, and Richard Rodgers.
HamilTour Virtual Tour
Thursday, April 29th – 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM EST
Are you as obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical as we are? This tour will virtually explore Alexander Hamilton’s sidewalks and unearth “the revolution happening in New York” in the 1700s on our HamilTour. In addition to seeing the historical sites from the musical, guests will hear never-before-heard stories and secrets from the creation of the record-breaking musical. Culminating at the gravesite of Alexander and Eliza Hamilton, tour-goers are sure to be even more obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical than ever before! Don’t “wait for it,” join us today for this virtual tour of the “greatest city in the world!”
Hudson Theatre Virtual Tour
Take a virtual journey back in time with our Green Team Guides to 1903 to get a rare look at Broadway’s oldest theater: The Hudson. For over 100 years the theater’s walls have witnessed tragedy, gangsters, and legends of pop culture, music, and Broadway who created iconic moments amid the glow of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s original lighting. Featuring rarely seen photos and videos, and a few trivia questions along the way, this tour will help fill the theatrical void in the world until we’re allowed to step inside the Hudson Theatre once again!
Broadway’s Ruins Virtual Tour
Nestled among the 41 Broadway theaters in Times Square are some remnants – and in some cases, full theaters – hiding in plain sight. Join our Green Team Guides as we virtually explore these Broadway ruins and tell the stories of their forgotten past. Utilizing rarely seen photographs and videos from years of research, virtual tourgoers will have a new appreciation for the grandeur of Broadway’s past!
Theaters on this tour include: Olympia, Victoria, Liberty, Hippodrome, Empire, and Times Square.
Broadway’s Beginnings Virtual Tour
This virtual tour will explore all of the Broadway theaters at the southern end of the theatre district from 41st Street to 44th Street. Journey back in time with our Green Team Guides to Broadway’s early years full of roof garden theaters, tap shoes, and theatrical con artists. Learn the true difference between a Broadway theater and an Off-Broadway theater and revel in the secrets hidden in plain sight in some of Broadway’s most famous theaters. Tour-goers will hear how a show is created from the first rehearsal to opening night and all of the craziness in between. And, of course, we’ll explore the spirits that may still be lurking in the shadows backstage with a few unbelievable ghost stories. With rarely seen photographs from years of research, tour-goers will see Broadway’s past and present merge before their eyes – from the comfort of their own home!
Theaters on this tour include: Keen’s Steakhouse, Times Square, Nederlander, New Amsterdam, New Victory, Lyric, and American Airlines
Broadway Bar Crawl Virtual Tour
Since Broadway began, theatre and food have always been intertwined. Clustered in among our Broadway theaters are theatrical watering holes where deals are made over drinks, actors convene, and theatre-goers dine. From gentleman-only theatre restaurants of the 1880s to the Lobster Palaces of the early 1900s to our beloved Sardi’s of today: Green Team Owner Tim will virtually explore the quirky, fascinating histories of some of Broadway’s most famous eateries through rarely seen photographs and stories. Fill up your glass, sit back, and join us for our first ever Broadway Bar Crawl!
From Matzoh to Mean Girls Virtual Tour
From the tables of the vanished Cafe Edison to the halls of the old Mark Hellinger Theatre, your Green Team Guide will take you on a virtual journey of the northern blocks of the theatre district from 47th Street to 53rd Street. We’ll journey back to the 1920s when Broadway theaters began rising out of the ashes, most built by one architect with an awkward last name, Herbert J. Krapp. With stories emanating from a Tony Award-winning watering hole to tales of a gigantic monkey named King Kong, guests will be taken on a colorful journey through Broadway’s past. And with rarely seen photos, we promise this tour will keep the flame of Broadway burning until you can visit these historic theaters in person once again.
Theaters on this tour include: Hotel Edison, Brooks Atkinson, Longacre, Walter Kerr, Ambassador, Eugene O’Neill, Circle In The Square, Mark Hellinger, August Wilson, Broadway
Hippies, Discos & Dogs, Oh My! Virtual Tour
This virtual tour will explore some of the Broadway theaters at the northern end of the theatre district from 47th Street to 54th Street. Guests will hear how Broadway transformed with the first million dollar show and the introduction of rock musicals. They’ll also learn how a dog named Sandy would change one Tony Award winner’s life – and Broadway’s canine future – while little orphan Annie belted “Tomorrow” in front of thousands. And with some of Broadway’s longest-running shows, from Hair! to Wicked, housed within these blocks, our Green Team Guide will bring to light the backstage quirks and secrets that are rarely heard. Utilizing rarely seen photographs from years of research, tourgoers will see Broadway’s past and present merge before their eyes.
Tonys, Triumphs and Turntables Virtual Tour
44th and 45th Streets are known to be the luckiest streets of the Broadway Theatre District, and this virtual tour will explore the nooks and crannies, and successes and legends that have called these glorious theaters home 8 times a week. Beginning at the site of the creation of the Tony Awards, and ending at the final resting spot of one of Broadway’s most iconic actors, your Green Team Guide will cover a wide range of tales and historical photos from Broadway’s past. Utilizing rarely seen photographs from years of research, virtual tour-goers will see some of their favorite shows with fresh, new eyes!
Theaters on this tour include: Stagedoor Canteen, Broadhurst, Helen Hayes, St. James, Al Hirschfeld, Imperial, John Golden, Jacobs, Schoenfeld, Music Box, and Booth.
Seize the Show - a live performance where storytelling meets gameplay
This is your chance to join in an all-new immersive theatre experience.
Seize the Show is a 60 minute-long immersive live performance gaming experience, where storytelling meets the thrill of gameplay. Each performance features original stories performed virtually, in real time, and all you need is your phone and computer to join in. You, the audience, will have the power to choose the outcome of the story through voting for choices, solving puzzles, or winning mini games that move the narrative forward. Each show’s journey and ending won’t be like the last and it’s up to YOU to decide where the narrative will go.
Upcoming show dates and details:
Check back soon for upcoming dates