A First Look At New York City's Brand New Museum Of Broadway

Earlier this week The Museum of Broadway opened in New York City and iHeartRadio Broadway was given a sneak peak of the museum! The Museum includes exhibits and immersive experiences featuring The Ziegfeld Follies, Oklahoma!, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, and Rent, among many more yet to be announced. Overall, the Museum will highlight more than 500 individual productions from the 1700s-present.

In addition to artists previously announced in May, the Museum will also feature work from Emmy Award winning illustrator I. Javier Ameijeiras (Rent Live!), neon artist Dani B, Tony Award nominated dancer Robert Fairchild (An American in Paris, former NYCB principal), Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer David Korins (Hamilton, Beetlejuice), choreographer Julio Monge (West Side Story), and dancer Tanairi Vazquez (West Side Story, Hamilton). A full list of the artists featured in the Museum can be found here: https://www.themuseumofbroadway.com/artists.

As previously announced, the team of expert curators for The Museum of Broadway is headed by Ben West (Resident Historian and Curator, Timeline & Special Exhibits) and also includes Jennifer Ashley Tepper (Curator, Historical Buildings), John Kenrick (Curator, Game Changer History), Faye Armon-Troncoso (Set Decorator & Props Supervisor, Making of a Broadway Show), Lisa Zinni (Costume & Props Curator), and Michael McDonald (Historical Assets Manager). 

The Museum of Broadway is founded in collaboration with Playbill, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Billy Rose Theatre Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation, Goodspeed Musicals, Creative Goods, and Concord Theatricals.

Tickets can be purchased starting June 21st at https://www.themuseumofbroadway.com/tickets.

For more information on The Museum of Broadway please visit: https://www.themuseumofbroadway.com and follow @museumofbroadway on all social channels.