Nicknamed the showplace of the nation, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, and not to be missed when you stay at New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania.
Radio City Music Hall is a venue located within the 12-acre complex that is Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. It’s one of the most well known venues in the country and was designed to be a “palace for the people”. The concept behind the venue was to create a place that offered high quality entertainment at prices ordinary people could afford, which is exactly what was achieved.
More than 300 million have been entertained at the Music Hall since opening its doors in 1933. In fact, to this day it is the largest indoor theatre in the world, with the marquee stretching a full city block.
A staggering 700 movies have premiered at Radio City Music Hall including beloved classics; King Kong, National velvet, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Mary Poppins and more. The nation’s most popular entertainers have been entertaining audiences for years especially during the holiday season when the Radio City Rockettes perform the annual Christmas Spectacular. Of course it is also a concert venue having hosted some of the biggest stars the music industry has ever seen. In fact it’s held some of the biggest awards shows including the GRAMMY’s, the Tony Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and the Daytime Emmy Awards.
The grandeur of the facility itself makes Radio City Music Hall a famous attraction, and pair that with the rich history and current entertainment and you have another ‘can’t miss New York attraction’! For more information, visit http://www.radiocity.com/