Interesting Facts

Are all shows located on Broadway?

No! Many are located in theatres away from Broadway. Trying to fit that many theatres into one street would be very difficult.


How many theatres are there?

40.


Did you know that Broadway is known as ‘The Great White Way’ because of all the bright lights along the street? Broadway Street was one of the first to use light bulbs on its signs!


The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber is the longest-running show, with Cats (also by Webber) coming in close second.


Attending a Broadway show is one of the greatest tourist attractions in New York City and annually Broadway shows make more than $1 million.