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New York City Theater with Anthony Chase | January 22-26, 2024

Buffalo Toronto Public Media invites you to experience New York City Theater in January 2024. This exclusive 5-day travel opportunity includes round-trip transportation, select group meals at iconic Manhattan eateries, and five fabulous Broadway shows. From your hotel in the heart of Midtown, you’ll also depart to tour theater-related exhibits at the Museum of Broadway and New York Public Library’s Theater on Film and Tape Archive, have time for sightseeing and shopping, and more. Your host for this tour is Anthony Chase of WBFO’s Theater Talk.

Times Square New York City at night
Times Square New York City at night
Anthony Chase
Theater Talk's Anthony Chase

About Anthony Chase

This year, Anthony celebrates his 31st year as the host of “Theater Talk” on WBFO, providing commentary on theater in Western New York, Southern Ontario, and across the continent, and signing off each week with his familiar tag, “And I’m Anthony Chase.” He’s also the creator and producer of Buffalo’s annual professional theater awards, The Arties, which is presented by Buffalo Toronto Public Media. Chase’s honors include being named “Best Media Personality” in Buffalo Spree’s Best of WNY. He serves on the board of directors of Visit Buffalo Niagara. By day, he serves as the Assistant Dean of Arts and Humanities at Buffalo State University, where he teaches theater history and graduate level drama studies. He is also the star of his hit cabaret show, “Anthony Chase: My Life in the Audience,” which plays at the Bittersweet Piano Lounge at the Hotel Lafayette.

Cost: $2,979 per person, double occupancy / $3,569 per person, single occupancy and includes:

Price includes a donation to BTPM.

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The Shows:


Meet Your favorite New Musical | Kimberly Akimbo

 Kimberly (two-time Tony Award winner Victoria Clark) is about to turn 16 and recently moved with her family to a new town in suburban New Jersey. In this “howlingly funny heartbreaker of a show” (The New Yorker), Kim is forced to navigate family dysfunction, a rare genetic condition, her first crush…and possible felony charges. Ever the optimist, she is determined to find happiness against all odds and embark on a great adventure.


& Juliet | Now On Broadway

Juliet’s new story bursts to life through a playlist of pop anthems as iconic as her name, including “Since U Been Gone”‚ “Roar”, “Baby One More Time”, “Larger Than Life”‚ “That’s The Way It Is”, and “Can’t Stop the Feeling” - all from the genius songwriter/producer behind more #1 hits than any other artist this century. Break free of the balcony scene and get into this romantic comedy that proves there’s life after Romeo. The only thing tragic would be missing it.


Sneak Preview of Back to the Future: The Musical on Broadway

Welcome to Hill Valley! When Marty McFly finds himself transported back to 1955 in a time machine built by the eccentric scientist Doc Brown, he accidentally changes the course of history. Now he’s in a race against time to fix the present, escape the past and send himself... back to the future.


A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical on Broadway

Created in collaboration with Neil Diamond himself, A Beautiful Noise is the uplifting true story of how a kid from Brooklyn became a chartbusting, show-stopping American rock icon. With 120 million albums sold, a catalogue of classics like “America,” “Forever in Blue Jeans,” and “Sweet Caroline,” an induction into the Songwriters and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and sold-out concerts around the world that made him bigger than Elvis, Neil Diamond’s story was made to shine on Broadway, where the biggest stars tell their story.


Harmony A New Musical

Harmony features original music by the legendary Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award® winner Barry Manilow, with lyrics and book by Drama Desk Award Winner, Bruce Sussman .

Based on the unbelievable true story, Harmony tells the tale of the most successful entertainers you’ve never heard of. . . . until now.