MSG Entertainment Announces 2016 Dates For New York Spring Spectacular, Starring The Rockettes, Following The Successful Inaugural Season
Performances At Radio City Music Hall Will Run
June 15 – August 7, 2016
New York, NY (September 22, 2015) - MSG Entertainment (MSGE) announced today that the 2016 production of New York Spring Spectacular, presented by Chase, will run in a 75 show engagement from June 15-August 7, 2016. The show – which celebrates the magic of New York City and stars the legendary Rockettes – debuted in 2015 and, in its inaugural year, was extended by popular demand, selling nearly 300,000 tickets over its eight-week run. To coincide with the change in time of year, the name of the production will be adjusted. Ticket and additional information surrounding the 2016 production at Radio City Music Hall will be forthcoming.
"Coming off a successful inaugural run of New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, which was embraced by both New Yorkers and visitors alike, we have decided to shift the timing of the production to the summer," said David O'Connor, president & CEO, The Madison Square Garden Company. "During the summer months, New York City sees a significant increase in tourism and shifting the production will provide an opportunity for even more people to experience this dazzling musical celebration starring the Rockettes."
New York Spring Spectacular stars the Rockettes and is a love letter to New York City, celebrating the energy, places, passion and promise that make New York spectacular. Cast and creative team information surrounding the 2016 production will be announced in the coming months. For more information, please visit rockettes.com/spring.
Audience reaction to the 2015 production was overwhelmingly positive in its first year and the show poised to become a perennial favorite to complement the long running and beloved Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Radio City Music Hall has always been known for its spectacular productions and New York Spring Spectacular raises the bar for live entertainment at this storied venue.
About MSG Entertainment
MSG Entertainment (MSGE), the live entertainment arm of The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG), is a worldwide entertainment company recognized for its signature combination of event production and entertainment marketing. In addition to the nearly 900 entertainment concerts and events that take place each year at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, The Chicago Theatre, and the Forum in Inglewood, California, MSGE has an exclusive co-booking agreement with Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre. MSG Entertainment's live events include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spring Spectacular. More than five million people attend MSG Entertainment branded events annually including concerts, special events, and family attractions.
About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment and is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports owns and operates the following sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, bull riding and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the Company’s venues. MSG Media’s television networks consist of regional sports networks, MSG Network and MSG+, collectively referred to as MSG Networks. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the New York Spring Spectacular, both featuring the Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in the Company's diverse collection of venues. These venues consist of Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, CA, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.