Yes, it's (already) that time of the year again, folks! We haven't even carved the Thanksgiving turkey yet, but that doesn't stop those fabulous Rockettes from donning a sparkling outfit or two and bringing us their annual Christmas Spectacular once again. No siree bub!Last night, I found myself in the vast Radio City Music Hall, sat across the aisle from an 8-year old boy and how I wished I could have been in his shoes for the night. Childhood should be brimming with awe, wonder and magic, and...
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The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular Information
The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes is at Radio City Music Hall in 2021. Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes tickets will be on sale soon.
New York City's premiere precision dance troupe The Rockettes bring the most festive show in town to Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the holiday season in the heart of Manhattan. Christmas Spectacular first debuted at the iconic venue in 1933 and quickly became a beloved, annual New York tradition. Indeed, two of the production's most iconic scenes — "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" and "The Living Nativity" — which delighted audiences back in 1933 are still perfectly intact in the version seen by theatregoers today. The latter scene also incorporates live animals onstage, including sheep, donkeys, and even camels.
Over the years, the Christmas Spectacular has, of course, evolved to reflect technological advancements and now boasts a huge LED backdrop and even 3D capabilities and drone usage. The cast also boasts around 140 performers during the 90-minute show and seeing The Rockettes in action is the gift that continues to keep on giving. Their precision technique requires nothing short of perfection and their glittering costumes dazzle just as much as their smiles. In short, they truly are a New York institution in their own right.
Christmas Spectacular gives youngsters festive memories to last them a lifetime and offers the perfect opportunity for every generation of the family to come together at the most wonderful time of the year and share in the festive spirit.
Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night of family-friendly entertainment!
(Photos by Dan Niver / courtesy of MSG)
The Radio City Music Hall is once again transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland for the annual Christmas Spectacular starring The Radio City Rockettes. Brimming with songs, larger-than-life dance numbers and a Christmas story to warm the cockles of every family member's heart, this is New York City's ultimate festive treat!
90 minutes, no intermission
November 8th, 2019
January 5th, 2020
Entertainment, Opening Soon
Radio City Music Hall
Cast and creative
Director: Julie Branam
Producer: MSG Entertainment
Cast list: The Radio City Rockettes
Design: Patrick Fahey
Lighting: David Agress
Costume: Gregg Barnes, Frank Krenz and Martin Pakledinaz
Choreography: Julie Branam
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It may be the height of summer, but that doesn't mean you can't feel the Christmas cheer. The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes is back at Radio City Music Hall in 2021, with performances from November 5 - Jan. 2, 2022.The Christmas Spectacular was cancelled in 2020, the first time in 87 years. "After a year none of us will ever forget, we all need a little joy - and there's nothing like the Rockettes and the Christmas Spectacular to get us into the holiday spirit and make...
The holidays might be months away, but one things for sure: There will be no synchronized kicklines or falling tin soldiers at Radio City Musical Hall in 2020. Madison Square Entertainment, which oversees Radio City Music Hall, confirmed that the iconic Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes will not take the stage this year, the company confirmed to The New York Times. MSG Entertainment cited uncertainty over the Covid-19 pandemic as the reason for cancelling this year's...