New York's shopping expert, Shop Gotham, announces its newest program, Costume Design and the Performance World. This natural offshoot to its fashion tours was also inspired by the unceasing interest of visitors in all aspect of Broadway and film.
For stage and film, costumes are integral to the story line and overall excitement of the production. Where does the process begin? What elements are needed? Could a detailed pocket really matter? This program showcases the wardrobing process, taking guests behind- the-scenes to a renowned design studio that creates the attire for three of the biggest musicals currently on Broadway. Next, visit a handful of private industry-only shops including a design studio for performance jewelry and the cities largest supplier of performance shoes. This is a fun and enlightening program that can only be found in NYC. Step into this world non-thespians rarely enter.
This program is for groups and may be taken: Monday - Friday, between the hours of 9am - 5pm. Tours fees start at $62.00pp (based on a minimum of 12 guests). This program is also offered for Student groups at a reduced fee.
As a 12-year-old company hosting thousands of shoppers each year, Shop Gotham is the leader in special access shopping programs in New York City. Shop Gotham creates custom programs that provide shoppers the most enriching and unique shopping experience New York can offer, tailored specifically to the desires of the client at hand.
Other types of custom tours offered include: Student Educational Costume Design Programs Student Educational Shopping Programs (student programs are available at a reduced rate), Soho/NoLita Indie Boutiques Shopping Tours, Industry Retail Exploration for business groups, Corporate Spouse Private Shopping Tours, Sweet 16 Programs, Self-Directed Plus Size Shopping Itineraries, and more.
All Shop Gotham tours are led by fashionable guides that have an in-depth knowledge of New York City and it's breadth of history. Tickets can be purchased through the company's website site, http://www.shopgotham.com or by calling 917-599-6650.