Why See Radio City Christmas Spectacular?
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS THE NEW YORK WAY
As seen on Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!
A true New York City institution, the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular is the sparkling, breath-taking way to get you in the Christmas spirit!
Beginning in 1933, The Christmas Spectacular is an unforgettable display of sensational singing and dazzling dancing revolving around The Rockettes, the 36-strong world famous dance troupe, who expertly bring magical Yuletide scenes to life. Expect a series of stunning dance vignettes that includes a tender living rendition of The Nativity featuring real camels, sheep, and donkeys, to their very own version of The Nutcracker, complete with life-sized teddy bears dancing with Clara. And of course, no self-respecting holiday show would be without the great man himself, Santa Claus, drawn on a sleigh by a team of uber-glamorous reindeer. And not forgetting the glorious kickline of "12 days of Christmas" where the Rockettes are bedecked with holly and gold costumes.
Whether nimbly navigating the classic 'Parade of the Wooden Soldiers' or winding through magical snowy forests dressed as candy canes, the impeccably talented Rockettes are a shining sight, decked out in glamorous costumes (each is adorned with over 3,000 Swarovski crystals) and performing on wondrously designed sets. Audiences will understand why this remarkable extravaganza is seen and beloved by over one million visitors a year.
An exuberant and grand marvel, banish the humbugs from your life and delight the whole family with a pilgrimage to the country's most lavish and loved Christmas Spectacular!
Did you know?
The costume department have one of the hardest jobs creating and maintaining more than 1,300 costumes that cross the stage in 90 magical minutes throughout the show - each costume is adorned with Swarovski crystals, making them some of the most expensive in showbusiness!
Opening night: 9 November 2018
Suitable for all ages.
All children who have reached their second birthday require a ticket to gain admittance into Radio City Music Hall. Any child who has yet to reach their second birthday does not require a ticket, however, they must sit on a parent or guardian's lap.
90 minutes without an intermission
And before you stop reading
To make arrangements for a sign-interpreted performance, please call Radio City's Disabled Services department at 212-465-6115.
Assistive listening devices, which operate on an FM system, are available for deaf and hard of hearing patrons. Please speak to a Guest Relations Supervisor upon your arrival at the Music Hall to arrange for free use.
Cast and Creative
The Radio City Rockettes
Directed and Choreographed by Julie Branam
Set Designed by Patrick Fahey
Costume Designed by Gregg Barnes, Frank Krenz and Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Designed by David Agress
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Next available performances
Tue, Nov 13
Wed, Nov 14
Thu, Nov 15
What we thought
glitz Cheer FUN
Even the musical haters should find this show a fun way to celebrate the festivities of the holidays.
There sure is nothing like it to get you in the Christmas spirit! As Andy Williams would sing... "It's the most wonderful time of the year!"Read full review
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