Best of Broadway New York Theatre Tour

Oct. 10-13, 2019

Cost: $2249 per person, double occupancy $125 per person non-refundable deposit due at registration (Please note our new trip policies below.)

This trip is sold out. To be placed on a waiting list, please contact Lee Ann Bakros, trip coordinator, 515-974-5358.


Led by Playhouse artistic director emeritus John Viars and artistic director Katy Merriman, the trip includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Des Moines and New York on Delta Airlines’ nonstop flights
  • 3 nights double occupancy at the Renaissance Times Square
  • 3 Broadway theatre tickets: On Thursday and Friday evening, the group sees shows together. Thursday’s show is Hadestown. Friday’s show is Moulin Rouge. Saturday’s show is the traveler’s choice and can be a matinee or evening show. 
  • 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. Optional travel insurance is offered at an additional cost and must be purchased at the time of registration for pre-existing conditions to be covered.

The Playhouse is not responsible for any airline delays.

$125 per person non-refundable deposit due at registration


Please note our new trip policies:

  • $125 per person deposit due at time of registration. Deposit is non-refundable.
  • Final balance due 90 days prior to trip departure.
  • Cancel 45-90 days prior to departure: 50% of the trip cost is non-refundable.
  • Cancel 45 days or less prior to departure: No refund.

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.


Best of Broadway trips in the news Interview with John Viars, WHO-TV13 News, Dec. 18, 2019