Do you eat before or after a Broadway show?
I always opt for eating after the show. Doing so before is too rushed, and a full stomach may make you tired during the performance. Also, theatre district restaurants are much more lively and festive after a performance And it gives you something to look forward to after the curtain goes down.
What should you do before a Broadway show?
7 Fun Things to Do in New York City Before a Broadway Show
- Bryant Park. Bryant Park is just a short walk from all the Broadway theaters and there is so much to do here!
- New York Public Library.
- Hudson Yards.
- Museum of Modern Art.
- Shop at Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue.
- Get Lunch or Dinner.
- Taste of Mulberry Street Tour.
Do Broadway shows have food?
Most Broadway theaters do allow food at your seat (meaning snacks, not, say, a large pizza), but most Off-Broadway theaters do not (except in the lobby). Both Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters usually sell concessions, though security probably won’t stop you from bringing a candy bar in your purse.
How early should you arrive before a Broadway show?
Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to curtain to give yourself plenty of time, plus some wiggle room in case you get lost or want to look at the merchandise cart. The house typically opens 30 minutes before the stated curtain time.
What does pre theatre menu mean?
A prix fixe or pre theater menu is a set meal, usually 3 courses, (appetizer, entree, dessert) for a fixed amount. Selections are more limited than the regular a la carte menu. No, you don’t have to prove you’re going to the theater and these menus are often good bargains if you like what they offer as the entrees.
How long before a show should you make dinner reservations?
Making the Reservation Make your reservation at least one week in advance. This will ensure the best availability for the time that you’d most likely like to go. If you’re going on a holiday, then you may even have to make the reservation even further in advance to make sure that there will be tables available.
Can I wear jeans to Broadway show?
Both formal and informal clothing is accepted. From casual t-shirts, jeans and flip-flops to a cocktail dress or tuxedo, the spectrum of audience style is so broad that there is no specific dress code.
What is the dress code for a Broadway show?
There is no official dress code for Broadway shows, but most audience members make an effort to look presentable and pulled-together. As a rule of thumb, choose something you’d wear to a cocktail party or an elegant restaurant.
Can you bring leftovers to a Broadway show?
Generally, no. While you might get away with sneaking in a small snack, like a candy bar, don’t even think about trying to bring a meal or large food items into the theatre. Many theatres will allow you to bring in a bottle of water, especially if it is sealed. Open containers are generally not allowed.
Is there a dress code for Broadway shows?
The simple answer is anything. Most theatres no longer have dress codes, so it doesn’t matter what you wear. As long as you have a ticket for your performance, you’ll be allowed into the venue. Both formal and informal clothing is accepted.
Can you use the bathroom during a Broadway show?
Re: Broadway show etiquette re bathroom? There’s no need to document anything or to request any special treatment. Simply purchase an aisle seat, perhaps avoid sitting down front so you don’t have as far “to go” as it were…
What does pre Theatre menu mean?