Best of Broadway New York Theatre Tour

There will not be a Fall 2018 trip.
Spring 2019 trip dates will be announced by August 2018.


Led by Playhouse artistic director John Viars, the trip includes:

  • Round trip airfare between Des Moines and New York on Delta Airlines
  • 3 night double occupancy at the Renaissance Times Square
  • 3 Broadway theatre tickets: On Thursday and Friday evening, the group sees shows together. As always, Saturday’s show is traveler’s choice and can be a matinee or evening show. (Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen will not be chosen as they are on the Des Moines Performing Arts’ season. Frozen is not one of the chosen plays as it is sold out. It is possible that a limited number of Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, and Frozen tickets can be obtained on the secondary market for a significant upcharge, currently $750-1,000 per ticket).
  • Group transportation between the airport and hotel in New York if you are traveling with the group
  • Baggage handling at the hotel for one large bag and appropriate baggage handling tips

Not included in the trip are fees for checking luggage with the airline, tips for optional tours, transportation in New York, meals, and tour and travel incidentals. If you are not traveling with the group, you will have to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel at your expense. Prices and details of offerings are subject to change. Additional charges incurred for deviations from the trip.

Options, including tours and a welcome dinner, will be offered at an additional cost.

Cancellation policy: $50 is non-refundable. Airfare is non-refundable. Additional refunds based on ability to resell those portions of the trip.

The Playhouse does not offer trip insurance. We suggest you check with your personal insurance carrier or visit or The Playhouse is not responsible for any airline delays.

For more information on theatre trips or to be placed on the email notification list, contact Lee Ann Bakros, trip coordinator, at 515-974-5358.