NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) announced today that New York Spring Spectacular, presented by Chase, will be renamed Rockettes New York Spectacular, presented by Chase. The name change follows a previous announcement that the production – which celebrates the magic of New York City and stars the legendary Rockettes – will run from June 15-August 7, 2016. Ticket information for Rockettes New York Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall will be forthcoming.
The production debuted in 2015 and, in its inaugural year, was extended by popular demand, selling nearly 300,000 tickets over its eight-week run.With this overwhelmingly positive reaction in just the first year, Rockettes New York Spectacular is 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 Rockettes New York Spectacular raises the bar for live entertainment at this storied venue. Cast and creative team information surrounding the 2016 production will be announced in the coming months. For more information about the Rockettes, please visit rockettes.com.
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The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues. MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events. MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the Rockettes New York Spectacular, both starring the Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company's diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York's Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com
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