The legendary Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes has been canceled for the first time since the show premiered in 1933.
MSG Entertainment released a statement:
We regret that the 2020 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, has been canceled due to continued uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. We are disappointed for everyone involved with the show, as well as for the many fans who make the Christmas Spectacular a cherished part of their holiday tradition. We look forward to welcoming audiences back for the 2021 production, which is on sale now. All tickets for the 2020 production will be automatically refunded at the point of purchase.”
This year’s performance, known for iconic dance numbers such as “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the “12 Days of Christmas,” had been slated to run from November 6 to January 3.