His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and the Radio City Rockettes on Monday, November 6th welcomed the camels, sheep and donkey back to Radio City Music Hall for their starring role in the “Living Nativity” scene in the 2017 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Cardinal Dolan will blessed the animals before they entered Radio City for their first day of rehearsals. The beloved “Living Nativity” scene has been a part of the production since its inception in 1933. The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, will run from November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018. Tickets for the 2017 Christmas Spectacular are on sale now at www.rockettes.com/christmas and at the Radio City box office.
Embraced by generations of families, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes is a one-of-a-kind tradition where the unmistakable spirit of Christmas in New York comes alive. The 2017 production features stunning Rockettes dance numbers and magnificent costumes and has undergone a complete technological overhaul and now includes digital projections that extend to all eight of Radio City Music Hall’s iconic proscenium arches, making audiences feel like they are part of the show. The Radio City Rockettes are a legendary dance company and have been a part of the fabric of New York City for decades. Since their debut in the Christmas Spectacular in 1933, the Rockettes have danced into the hearts of millions and spread Christmas cheer to people of all ages. Their precision technique continues to inspire fans of all ages and their talent and athleticism is unrivaled.