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September is Back2Broadway month – tons of awesome events!

Our friends over at ILoveNY have been busy preparing for what they’ve dubbed Back2Broadway Month. Watch their video and check out some of the awesome events:

Sirius XM Radio “Live on Broadway” Lunchtime Concerts
Sept 16th, 23rd and 30th – 12 pm
Inside the Times Square Information Center on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets

Star Chats
Sept 9th (Joe DiPietro, Rick Elice, Marshall Brickman) at Marriott Marquis
Sept 23rd at Sardi’s Restaurant
Sept 30th at TheTimesCenter
All Star Chats will take place at 5:30 pm
RSVP with the date you’d like to attend

Sept 10th, 17th and 24th – 5 pm
Broadway and 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets

Open House Theatre Tours
Sept 12th: Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Broadway Theatre and Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Sept 19th: Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Richard Rodgers Theatre, and Winter Garden Theatre
Sept 26th: August Wilson Theatre, Majestic Theatre and Minskoff Theatre
All tours will take place from 10 am – noon

Broadway on Broadway concert
September 13th – 11:30 am
Times Square

Kids’ Night on Broadway – Kids Go Free!
Sept 15 and 16

Insider View Post-Show Talkbacks
Sept 15, 22 and 29 immediately following evening performances of Billy Elliot the Musical, Burn the Floor, Chicago, In the Heights, Jersey Boys, Memphis, Next to Normal, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, The Royal Family, Shrek:The Musical, Superior Donuts, The 39 Steps, The Toxic Avenger, West Side Story

Broadway Dance Studio
Sept 18 and 26 5 pm
Duffy Square, Broadway and 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets

Broadway Tweet-Up via Twitter
September 22 from 12-2 pm

“Broadway Salutes”
September 22 – 4 pm
Duffy Square, Broadway and 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets

The 23rd Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction
September 27
Shubert Alley, West 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues

Locations and more details are available on the I Love NY website.

Get in Line for Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie, right now.

Tickets go on sale for Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie today at noon. If you’re in NYC, get over to the box office now. Those who line up today can:

Purchase $10 tickets for the first preview of Bye Bye Birdie; limit of two tickets per person.

Meet the star who will play Conrad Birdie — Nolan Gerard Funk — and composer Charles Strouse and lyricist Lee Adams.

Win prizes: the first 50 fans in line will receive a Bye Bye Birdie lunchbox, and one lucky lunchbox will contain two tickets to the opening-night performance and after party with the cast; One person will alsowin an original Bye Bye Birdie Playbill from 1960 and have it autographed by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams.

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