Broadway, MTA remake iconic 1977 subway advertisement

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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The Broadway League and the MTA recreated a classic ad from 1977 to encourage people back to the theater.

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- The MTA and Broadway League are taking a page from the past to encourage people back to the theater.

They are remaking an advertisement from 1977.

The original featured Broadway stars on a subway train promoting it as "The Only Sure Way to Make it to Broadway."

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The Broadway League and the MTA recreated that ad on a modern train with current Broadway actors, along with two of the ad's original stars.

The ad was unveiled on Broadway Tuesday afternoon.

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