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Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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Listen - are those steps we hear Santa's reindeer? No, those would be 72 nimble feet of the Rockettes!

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Why See Radio City Christmas Spectacular?

Dance & BalletFamily ShowsHoliday & Christmas Shows

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS THE NEW YORK WAY

With a BRAND NEW finale and updated special effects!

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.

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!

A Brand-New Finale!

Be the first to see the brand-new finale, where 100 drones will be taking flight in creating an enchanting holiday light show like you've never seen before. 'Christmas Lights' will follow once the North Star appears in the iconic Nativity scene, where the drones will then fly in various patterns and shapes creating a truly magical spectacle. Alongside this dazzling new performance, the Rockettes will also be donning new costumes and performing brand-new choreography! It's a true Christmas treat for you to enjoy.

The Rockettes

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!


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Dates

Opening night: 9 November 2018

Audience

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.

Run time

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

Cast

The Radio City Rockettes

Creative

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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Fri, Nov 16

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Sat, Nov 17

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Sun, Nov 18

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Mon, Nov 19

$55

Tue, Nov 20

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Wed, Nov 21

$85

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What we thought

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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!"

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