Radio City Music Hall

1260 6th Avenue,
New York, NY 10020

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Radio City Entertainment (Official)

Additional Info

Previously operated by: RKO

Architects: Donald Deskey, Edward Durell Stone

Functions: Concerts, Special Events, Stage Shows

Styles: Art Deco

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 212.247.4777

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Radio City Music Hall

One of the greatest Art Deco style structures ever built, Radio City Music Hall is one of the most well known landmarks of New York City. Opened on December 27, 1932, with a variety show, it screened its first film Barbara Stanwyck in “The Bitter Tea of General Yen” on January 11, 1933. The proscenium is 100 feet wide, the stage 66 feet deep. It was equipped with a Wurlitzer organ, which has twin 4 manual consoles and 58 ranks. The organ was opened by organists Dick Leibert and Dr. C.A.J. Parmentier.

Showing a mixture of movies and stage shows in the program for 45 years, the format was ended on April 25, 1979 with Kathleen Quinlan in “The Promise”. Thereafter the programming changed to concerts, stage shows and special events.

Reborn after a $70 million renovation in 1999, Radio City has been restored to all of its original opulence.

Recent comments (view all 3,311 comments)

rcdt55b on November 17, 2020 at 4:16 pm

Not sure but I have them all in the booth if I ever go back in.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on November 17, 2020 at 4:21 pm

ridethetrain, you will find them here around page 77.

ridethectrain on November 17, 2020 at 6:44 pm

Found on page 77, but missing the 1970 to the last

hanksykes on November 19, 2020 at 11:11 am

Hello Big Apple : Nice to know that maintenance is on- going at Music Hall, great to know that we will have a new rug to prance upon when you re-open , someday!

davidcoppock on November 24, 2020 at 12:15 am

Screened the World premiere of “Goldeneye” on 13/11/1995.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on November 29, 2020 at 10:21 am

An update on the current status of the Rockettes as a troupe can be found in this article from the Curbed section of New York Magazine. Click here

moviebuff82 on November 29, 2020 at 10:23 am

They performed during the parade in a prerecorded segment before Santa came on Thanksgiving on NBC.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on November 4, 2021 at 11:13 am

A dispute has been raging over Covid-19 safeguards for this year’s “Christmas Spectacular,” which is due to open tomorrow. New York Times article can be found here

rcdt55b on November 4, 2021 at 11:28 am

I haven’t heard one complaint from ANYONE here over the last 3 weeks about the policy.

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