I started this blog with one daughter, kept it up with the other, to spend time together doing something we enjoyed.
However, things change and people evolve. My daughters are older, busier, and not as interested in writing.
From now on this blog will be mostly mom with occasional contributions from my daughters and maybe even my husband.
Nothing else will change. We'll still focus on sharing fun places to go, fun things to do, and more, and we would  still love to hear your views too

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Where-To-Go Wednesday - Historic Hudson Theater Tour

What: Historic Hudson Theater Tour

Where: Hudson Theater
             145 W. 44th St.
             New York, NY

Who: Teens and Up

Through: March 31, 2019


Mom - Broadway's Hudson Theatre is both the oldest Broadway theatre and the newest. It originally opened as a theater in 1903. However, it eventually became a radio studio and a part of the Millenium Broadway Hotel among other things. It was just restored to its former glory as a legitimate Broadway theater in 2017 with a revival of the musical Sunday in the Park with George. If you want to learn more about this beautiful old theater, tours  are available. The tour is incredibly interesting on so many levels. It is obviously interesting from a theatrical standpoint because of the great stars that have performed here including Ethel Barrymore, Helen Hayes and more recently Jake Gyllenhall as well as because of the great shows that have been performed on its stage including The Taming of the Shrew, Arsenic and Old Lace  and more recently the aforementioned Sunday in the Park with George.  It is interesting from a general historical perspective because of its usage when it wasn't a Broadway theatre which included being the original home to The Tonight Show when it was hosted by Steve Allen and then later Jack Paar, and because of its connection to the Titanic. It's original owners, Henry B. Harris and Renee Harris sailed on the Titanic. For more about their fate, take the tour. It is also interesting from an architechtural standpoint because it is so beautifully restored. Accordingly, if you are intrigued by any of these things, and you would like to know more about them, you will enjoy this fascinating tour of this historic venue.


For more about Historic Hudson Theater tours or to book one, visit

And that's our view. Tune in tomorrow for Theater Thursday.

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