From the stage version of Disney’s Frozen to the coffee shop featured in Sex and the City: The Movie, check out these top things to do in NYC and DC for film buffs!
From Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 to Madame Tussauds, see your favourite movie characters come to life with these things to do in NYC and DC
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2
Can’t get enough of HP? Even after seven books, eight films and numerous spin-offs?! The franchise took an inspired turn with the debut of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2, based on an original new story by fantasy author extraordinaire J. K. Rowling. It is first on our round up of the best things to do in NYC and DC for film and pop culture buffs!
And don’t be fooled into thinking this is some money-spinning afterthought – it won Best Play at the 2018 Tony Awards, among many other accolades!
In fact, you can fully immerse yourself in the wonderful world of wizards with this stage show, with part one running for two hours and 40 minutes (including a 20-minute interval) and part two running for two hours and 35 minutes (including a 35-minute interval).
Madame Tussauds Washington, DC
From stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood such as Marilyn Monroe, to modern blockbuster names like George Clooney and Brad Pitt, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into an A-list party upon visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, DC.
Also represented are Maleficent icon Angelina Jolie, High School Musical star Zac Efron and movie veteran Samuel L. Jackson. Work at least an hour into your itinerary to make the most of this classic attraction.
From Anne Hathaway to Scarlett Johansson, you can also meet more of the same at Madame Tussauds’ New York City outpost!
The world is currently in the icy grip of Frozen 2 – which, like its 2013 predecessor, has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office – but Broadway is still under the original’s spell.
Following the fantastic success of other stage adaptations of Disney classics – such as The Lion King and Aladdin – Frozen hit Broadway in 2018 and was an instant success. From its new original songs to the abundance of Swarovski crystals that light up the stage, there’s plenty to be amazed by seeing this story told in real life, no matter how many times you’ve seen the movie!
Roll on Frozen 2, the stage version!
East Village TV & Movies Sites Walking Tour
Finally on our round up of things to do in NYC and DC for movie aficionados, the East Village TV & Movies Sites Walking Tour. Visit locations from over 30 iconic films and TV shows in this bustling neighborhood on the East Side of Manhattan.
You’ll visit the coffee shop featured in Sex and the City: The Movie and a deli featured in When Harry Met Sally. You’ll also see locations used in films as varied as Spider-Man 2, Ghostbusters and Desperately Seeking Susan.
Fun fact: did you know the striking Puck Building was used in both American Psycho and Will & Grace?! Who’d have thought!
Stay tuned! Next week we’ll be telling you about some of the best things to do in NYC and DC for people who love TV shows! Are you planning a trip to The Big Apple or DC sometime soon? Plan your itinerary and check out an array of things to do in New York plus the top Washington DC attractions with Vamzio today!