Exceptional walking tours of New York’s theatrical and cultural districts.

Mindful of the budgetary constraints facing non-profits, Del Valle is willing to discuss fees.

Private walks also available:

$35 per person ($25 for three on more)

$15 for seniors and students

Special family rate


Times Square:

Explore the "Crossroads of the World" to discover some of the lesser known sites along  the "Great White Way."

Lower East Side:
Four walks explore the former tenement district of the immigrant working class: 

Introductory Walks
Two tours offer a basic introduction to the neighborhood's showbiz past from immigrant theatre to off-off-Broadway and early television.

Yiddish Rialto
Stroll Second Avenue as Del Valle relates tales of Adler, Picon, Thomashefsky and other greats of the Yiddish stage. 
The colorful, salty history of the Bowery, once alive with Yiddish, Italian and Chinese  theatres, vaudeville houses, dime museums, concert saloons and early film venues. 

Downtown Brooklyn:
A former hub of theatrical activity, downtown Brooklyn is currently enjoying a rebirth with  the new BAM Cultural District.

Coney Island:
Del Valle invites you to Brooklyn's "Sodom by the Sea" where Cary Grant walked on stilts, Harpo Marx made his stage debut and where the music halls ran early & late


Accepting bookings for 2021:
historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Private walks also available.

For additional information, availability & fees:
theatretalks at gmail.com

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Bowery Poetry Club

Bowery Poetry Club at the start of my 2011 walk for the Lower East Side History Project.