Meredith Alumnae Trip to the Big Apple!

This year's alumnae trip to New York City is scheduled for Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 21.

Register here!
Weekend Schedule:
 Friday, November 19
6:00 a.m. -
7:45 a.m.
Depart RDU via Delta Airlines for a non-stop flight to JFK
Delta Airlines/DL 2343

Upon arrival in New York, transfer service from JFK to The Muse Hotel will be provided for those travelers that are flying with the Meredith College group. Group luggage will be checked and stored until check in.

10:30 a.m. The Original Greenwich Village Food and Culture Walking Tour - $60/person

Tour the charming tree-lined streets of the historic West Village. Visit classic “mom and pop” specialty food shops and neighborhood restaurants – some in business for over 50 years!

The tour will highlight some of the history, culture, and entertainment offerings that makes Greenwich Village so unique and so different from the rest of New York City. Taste thin crust pizza from Joe’s, a fresh filled cannoli from Rocco’s, a delicious meatball with sauce from Pesce Pasta, 3 types of cheeses from Murray’s and more. Mostly importantly, discover the secrets to having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path!

Our tour guide will reveal unique and lovely gardens, the narrowest house in NYC, pristine homes from the 1850s, tucked-away boot scrapers that Village-folk used in the 1800s (and still today), and the explanation of why the Grid System does not exist in this section of Greenwich Village.

Duration: 3 hours

2:00 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.
Tour of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, the New York Public Library’s flagship location - complimentary
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street

The Library’s docent-led tours are an excellent way to see highlights of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. They are also the only way to get group access to many of the Library’s must-see spaces—including the historic Rose Main Reading Room. This one-hour guided tour highlighting the history, architecture, and collections of this magnificent Beaux-Arts building.

5:30 p.m. -
7:30 p.m.
Reception for all travelers

The reception will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages at The Muse Hotel. Our hotel is within an easy walking distance to the Theatre District and the evening show, SIX.

8:00 p.m. SIX: The Musical
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
256 West 47th Street

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the Six wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over. The New York Times says Six is “pure entertainment!” and Evening Standard hails Six as “the most uplifting new British musical I have ever had the privilege to watch.”

Duration: 80 minutes, no intermission

 Saturday, November 16
11:00 a.m. Radio City Christmas Spectacular - $95/person
Radio City Music Hall - 1260 6th Avenue

The Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular features the Rockettes. This beloved holiday classic is sure to get you into the spirit of the season.

12:00 p.m. Mrs. Doubtfire - tickets and price to be confirmed
Stephen Sondheim Theatre
124 West 43rd Street

Based upon the beloved 1993 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture, Mrs. Doubtfire tells the story of Daniel Hillard, a struggling, out-of-work actor, who will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. Tony nominee Rob McClure will lead the company in the title role.

Duration: 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission.

8:00 p.m. Company - tickets and price to be confirmed
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
242 West 45th Street


The quintessential musical comedy about the search for love and cocktails in the Big Apple is given a modern day makeover by Marianne Elliott, in which musical theater’s most iconic bachelor becomes a bachelorette. This new staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company features Tony winners Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone.

 Sunday, November 17
2:55 p.m. -
4:46 p.m.
Depart JFK via Delta Airlines for a non-stop flight to RDU
Delta Airlines/DL 2145

Transfer service from The Muse Hotel will be provided for those travelers that are flying with the Meredith College group.

Our group will be staying at The Muse Hotel in the heart of the theatre district and Times Square. The number for the front desk is: 212.485.2400. To see more about The Muse Hotel, please visit www.themusehotel.com.


Register Now!

 



Pricing Overview

Including flight, transfer, hotel accommodations, reception and ticket to SIX: The Musical:
Single Occupancy, King - $2,205
Double Occupancy, King - $1,340
Double Occupancy, Queen - $1,385
Triple Occupancy, Queen - $1,270
Quadruple Occupancy, Queen - $1,215

For alumnae who wish to make their own flight and transfer arrangements, the cost is: Single Occupancy, King - $1,700
Double Occupancy, King - $835
Double Occupancy, Queen - $880
Triple Occupancy, Queen - $770
Quadruple Occupancy, Queen - $710

À la carte options: The Original Greenwich Village Food and Culture Walking Tour - $60/person

Tour of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building - complimentary

Company - price to be confirmed*

Mrs. Doubtfire - price to be confirmed*

Radio City Christmas Spectacular - $95/person

*Please note that we are still awaiting confirmation of these tickets; once registered for the trip, you will have the option to purchase a ticket.

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