Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes
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Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes NYC Reviews and Tickets

(548 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Must see

About the Show

Radio City Music Hall presents its annual holiday extravaganza featuring the legendary Rockettes!

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Show-Score Member Reviews (548)

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126 Reviews | 29 Followers
Hilarious, Quirky, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if It's the most wonderful time of the year. You cannot go wrong with this classic show, with a brand new scene this year it's a must see.

Don't see it if You don't like the holiday season fun stories or cheesy moments with large costumes and bright colors, it is a spectacular by the way

61 Reviews | 21 Followers
Must see, Great staging, Exquisite, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You are looking to not only be absorbed by the holiday spirit, but to be encapsulated by the Christmas in New York experience. Dreamful!

Don't see it if You don’t care for Holly Jolly fun 🤩

137 Reviews | 13 Followers
Must see, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if Santa, The Rockettes, and camels - what's not to like...?

Don't see it if you are too jaded to enjoy holiday joy

Also It's a classic. Go for the excitement Go for the camels Go for the organs Take the children - it is an experience they will never forget and bless you for when they are taking their children.

106 Reviews | 17 Followers
Fun, Great dancing, Great staging, Exquisite, Grand

See it if It's the most wonderful show of the year! Classic way to spend the holidays and New York. It never gets old and it's just so fun and grand!

Don't see it if You don't like exquisite dancing and fun Christmas music.

66 Reviews | 5 Followers
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see

See it if An American tradition! I first saw the Rockettes at age 5 and have returned to see the Christmas show with my wife & kids every year

Don't see it if You don't believe in Santa Claus

167 Reviews | 59 Followers
Enchanting, Ambitious, Dizzying

See it if Best family show for the holidays!

Don't see it if You don't celebrate Christmas!

86 Reviews | 16 Followers
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you love great dancing and the Christmas feeling on stage.

Don't see it if you can only be entertained with classical theater.

171 Reviews | 102 Followers
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Must see, Entertaining

See it if If you're looking to feel Christmas magic through music, dancing, 3-D, and a cute story about believing in Santa Claus;

Don't see it if If you're looking for something unrelated to the holidays or an emotional stage show;

Critic Reviews (5)

The New York Times
November 19th, 2016
For a previous production

"Obviously, seasonal cheer floods 'Christmas Spectacular:' It coats every second of the production...This is a show for Broadway fans who miss the Babylonian scale of the form in its heyday—including a satisfyingly large, finger-snapping orchestra...While the show integrates high-tech innovations...its appeal remains delightfully human. Even in tight unison, the Rockettes are not a machine but a single organism constantly shifting and recombining its constituent elements."
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November 18th, 2016
For a previous production

"'The Radio City Christmas Spectacular' returns in all its glory...The show closely resembles last year's top-notch production with some slight modifications that only enhance the extravaganza. The iconic Rockettes remain supreme with their eye-high kicks, razor-sharp precision and synchronized choreography...But the show is more spectacle than story, with the Rockettes as its most valuable players...Kudos to the dancers and singers who add an extra sparkle this year."
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Talkin' Broadway
November 20th, 2016
For a previous production

"A curative that could not be more needed right now. And its stunning stars, as always, deliver the goods. Those would, of course, be the 36 Rockettes who, through their military-precise hoofing, kicking, and goodwill knock out the blues and propel us into the Technicolor universe of eternal Yuletide happiness...They just work, just like the 'Christmas Spectacular' just works—a model of mechanical, at times seemingly scientific, approach to mainstream entertainment."
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Times Square Chronicles
November 16th, 2016
For a previous production

"From the moment the show starts off with the fabulous orchestra and singing usherettes, you are transported to a magical wonderland. The adorable Rockettes prance in as reindeer ushering in Santa and you are a child once again...The elaborate sets, the array of costumes, and the dazzling lights are sensational, and the impressive projections are thrilling...'Christmas Spectacular' is a holiday card of all New York is, sealed with high kicks and glamour."
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Drama Queen NYC
November 21st, 2017
For a previous production

“It is first and foremost spectacular, driven by the amazing unison dancing of the Rockettes themselves, but hugely abetted by the stunning hydraulics system and dazzling projections...Unapologetically schmaltzy and sentimental...The sheer virtuosity of all involved elevates it above mere treacle...Branam has pulled together a daunting number of elements and collaborators to put together an extravaganza that can hold its head up in the tradition of Rockettes’ legendary holiday-season shows."
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