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Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan

Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan

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Radio City Music Hall - Location

Radio City Music Hall is located near the Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. Because of its location, it is very easily accessible by public transportation.

Its exact address is:

1260 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas)
(Between W. 50th St. and W. 51st St.)
New York, NY 10020

 

Radio City Music Hall - Contact Details

 

About Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall at Night

Radio City Music Hall at Night

Radio City Music Hall is an indoor theater and entertainment venue located at the heart of Manhattan in New York City. The Music Hall opened to the public on December 27, 1932. It is spread over 2 acres.

Radio City Music Hall is now leased to and operated by Madison Square Garden, Inc. Its first proposed name was International Music Hall and it was also called the Showplace of the Nation.

Radio City Music Hall has been designed by architect Edward Durell Stone, and its interior is designed by Donald Deskey in the Art Deco style. For a long period in time, Radio City Music Hall was the most important visitor destination in NYC.

Art Deco at Radio City Music Hall

Art Deco at Radio City Music Hall

The theater now focuses on concerts and live stage shows, although movie premieres and feature runs have also taken place here – an example would be the Harry Potter film series.

The hall has also staged most of the important pop and rock performers of the previous 30 years, in addition to broadcast events, which include the Grammy Awards, the Tony Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the NFL Draft.

 

What to See at Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall has been visited by more than 300 million visitants from all over the world to enjoy stage shows, movies, concerts and other special events.

Radio City is a major visitor attraction in New York City, and there is no place like it to see a show! Radio City Music Hall is the biggest indoor theater in the world, and it took more than $70 million dollars for its re-establishment. The hall has over 25,000 lights, and features four-color stage lighting!

 

Christmas Show

The Christmas Spectacular by Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

The Christmas Spectacular by Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

The Radio City is the nation’s desired Christmas destination – an annual Christmas stage musical produced by MSG Entertainment runs at the Radio City Music Hall.

Each year, over a million visitors make the Radio City Christmas Spectacular a part of their holiday celebrations in New York City.

 

Film Premieres

For movie makers and moviegoers, Radio City has developed into the favorite first-run theater. Radio City Music Hall premiered its first film only two weeks after its opening!

Radio City’s giant display and broadly spaced seats help it to be the perfect movie house. Since 1933, more than 700 movies have opened here. These films consist of the original King Kong; National Velvet – the film that secured Elizabeth Taylor’s hold on the silver screen, White Christmas, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, To Kill a Mockingbird, Mary Poppins, 101 Dalmatians and The Lion King.

 

Big Stars on the Big Stage

Radio City Music Hall Stage and Seat Lineup

Radio City Music Hall Stage and Seat Lineup

Radio City Music Hall has been a magnet for famous people and celebrities!

Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Bill Cosby, Liberace, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ann Margaret, Johnny Mathis, John Denver, The Count Basie Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman, Jose Carreras, Ray Charles and BB King have all performed on this Great Stage.

 

Radio City Music Hall Hours

  • Box Office: Monday-Saturday: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday: Closed
  • Tour Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

How to reach Radio City Music Hall

It is very easy to reach Radio City Music Hall from anywhere in New York City using public transport.

 

Radio City Music Hall During Christmas

Radio City Music Hall During Christmas

By Train / Subway

  • Take the B, D, F or V trains to 47th-50th Street / Rockefeller Street subway station
  • Take the N or R trains to49th Street subway stop

 

By Bus

You can take M5, M6, M7, M27 or M50 buses to Rockefeller Center

 

Radio City Music Hall Admission Tickets

The tickets for various shows and performances held at Radio City Music Hall can be purchased from the box office – the price of course varies depending on the show.

The price for the stage door tour tickets is as follows:

  • Adult: $19.95
  • Senior (62+): $15.00
  • Children (12 & under): $15.00

Apart from this, the Radio City Music Hall also offers an Art Deco tour. The tickets can be bought directly from Radio City Sweets & Gifts shop located outside Radio City Music Hall.

 

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