Broadway refers to the famous street in Manhattan. It is the worldwide leader in stage entertainment. The history of Broadway dates back to the 1700’s, when the first NYC stage was built on Massau Street. This New York City theatre held less than 300 people and presented Shakespeare’s plays. In 1798, the first great New York City theatre was built. Broadway theatre entertainment remains one of the most popular attractions in New York City. It is must-see entertainment for travellers in New York City.