Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. Nicknamed “The Showplace of the Nation”, it was declared a landmark in 1978 and has hosted some of the world’s most-recognized musicians and acts, including its signature Radio City Christmas Spectacular – featuring the New York Rockettes.
About Radio City Music Hall NYC: Radio City Music Hall is not only a national landmark but also an integral part of the heart and soul of New York City. Known as “The Showplace of the Nation” it was the first building in the Rockefeller Complex and, at the time, the largest indoor theater in the world. The legendary venue has served host to many of the country’s biggest events in music, dance and theater including Tony Bennett, Coldplay, Barry Manilow, Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, and Paul Simon, as well as the MTV VMAs, the Tony Awards, and the Daytime Emmy Awards. Each year, Radio City hosts the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes, which was first performed in December of 1933. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is America’s #1 holiday production with more than one million people attending the beloved holiday theatrical annually. Named “Venue of the Decade” by Billboard Magazine for achieving the highest box office scores of venues worldwide in its class, Radio City Music Hall NYC has received critical acclaim over the years. In 2012, Billboard ranked Radio City the highest-grossing entertainment venue of its size in the world based on the magazine end of year rankings. Additionally, Pollstar ranked the Music Hall as the number one Top Theatre Venue worldwide. Commemorating a legacy spanning more than eight decades, the Rockettes have always been known for their rich history, unrivaled talent, strength, precision and athleticism. Best known for their starring role in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, this legendary New York dance company is an important part of the fabric of New York and has been beloved by millions of fans since their inception. The Rockettes have appeared in some of the most prominent events in the entertainment landscape including award shows, national television appearances, sporting events such as the Superbowl Halftime Show, Presidential Inaugurations, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Times Square with Mayor Bloomberg and have been named the Godmothers of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Breakaway, the largest ship to homeport year-round in New York City. As part of their heritage, the Rockettes have always been seen as strong female role models through their inspirational attributes, unparalleled style and classic glamour. The Rockettes are the epitome of teamwork and the embodiment of the belief that “together we’re better.” Today, there are more than 100 Rockettes in both New York and the regional tour productions where through their hard work, determination and passion for dance have achieved their dreams and become part of this legendary dance company.
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