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    Radio City Music Hall: Shows, events and tours in one of New York's historic theaters

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    Among the historic buildings of New York the Radio City Music Hall is undoubtedly one of the most famous, just remember that it is nicknamed The Showplace of the Nation. The splendid art deco interiors are a real feast for the eyes and help to offer a unique experience to those who decide to attend one of the many events hosted in the theater such as the Rockettes Christmas show!

    Whether you are an architecture enthusiast, music lover or just curious, the Radio City Music Hall will certainly be a stop to be included in your Big Apple itinerary. If the time you have available does not allow you to visit, treat yourself to at least one photo of the exterior with the glittering sign which, especially in the evening, is undoubtedly fascinating in its grandeur.



    Index

    • Where it is and how to reach it
    • Tour del Radio City Music Hall
      • In which passes the tour is included
    • The shows at Radio City Music Hall
      • The next scheduled events
      • Radio City Christmas Spectacular
    • Attractions nearby
    • Where to sleep in the area

    Where it is and how to reach it

    As with all attractions in Manhattan, the most convenient way to reach Radio City Music Hall is to use the metro in New York. As for the specific case, the closest stop is 47-50 Streets - Rockefeller Center Station served by lines B, D, F and M.

    Tour del Radio City Music Hall

    If you have been fascinated by the art deco style with which Donald Deskey designed the theater and you want to find out what lies behind the scenes, as well as learn more about the history and the most interesting anecdotes of this structure, you just have to take part to the Radio City Stage Door Tour. You will also have the opportunity to meet the Rockettes, the famous dance troupe that has inextricably linked its name to the success of this theater since its earliest years.



    Check availability for the Tour

    In general, the tours are available every day of the week from 9.30 to 17. If any particular show is scheduled, however, the times and availability may vary, so the advice is always to check on the official website.

    In which passes the tour is included

    If you don't want to buy the tour individually but want to take advantage of one of the many New York passes that make it available, you should go to the following:

    • Go City New York Explorer Pass
    • New York Pass
    • Sightseeing Pass New York Flex
    • Sightseeing Pass New York Day

    If you do not know how to orient yourself in front of such a large offer, you can use our ComparaPass, which in a few clicks will allow you to find out which pass includes the attractions of your interest. You can also find it in our guide Which pass for New York should choose?

    The shows at Radio City Music Hall

    During its ten-year history, many big names in American and international music have performed inside the Radio City Music Hall, not to mention the performances of Italian authors such as Gigi D'Alessio, Eros Ramazzotti and Laura Pausini.

    The next scheduled events

    Virtually every week there is a great concert or show that awaits you. If you want to combine the thrill of visiting such a historic place and fascinate that of being able to attend a live event just click on the link below and find out if there is something for you during your stay in New York.


    Check out the upcoming shows at Radio City Music Hall


    Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    During the Christmas period, the whole Rockefeller Center complex comes alive with a unique atmosphere. In fact, the The Rink or the famous skating rink immortalized by many Hollywood films, and a large Christmas tree decorated with thousands of sparkling lights makes its appearance in the center of the square.

    Even the Radio City Music Hall is no less, here in fact since 1933 the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been staged a real institution of the city but also of the nation that the close-knit dance troupe of the Rockettes turns into one Christmas show unmissable for lovers of the genre.


    If you want to watch this show live you can click the link below. If the option to buy tickets is not yet active, don't worry, it means that they have not yet been put on sale (for more Christmas peril suggestions, take a look at our guide on what to do in New York at Christmas).

    Check availability for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    Attractions nearby

    Obviously if you have just visited the Radio City Music Hall, once you leave, you cannot miss a walk around the Rockefeller Center complex, a real institution of the Big Apple.

    It is a great choice even if you are undecided about where to eat, because the Rainbow Room it is a restaurant with one of the nicest terraces with views on the New York skyline, but there is also no shortage of dining options from large retail chains such as Starbucks or Subway, without forgetting the famous Magnolia Bakery, where the sweet tooth can let themselves be tempted by the many delicacies.


    The best known attraction is certainly the panoramic observatory of Top of the Rock, in the GE Building, a real must for those who want to enjoy a view of New York skyscrapers and Central Park from above.

    Where to sleep in the area

    Radio City Music Hall is within walking distance of Broadway and Times Square. For this reason, if you intend to find a hotel near the beating heart of New York, the advice is to read the section dedicated to this area of ​​our article on where to sleep in New York.

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