STAGE TUBE: Take a Peek at The Rockettes Performance at the Trump Inaugural Ball
by Stage Tube - January 21, 2017
Following a saga of controversy, the Rockettes performed at the 2017 Liberty Ball as part of the inauguration of Donald Trump. Talk of this performance has been heated ever since the invitation was accepted only a few days after Christmas. The majority of the Rockettes expressed heady disinterest and intention to boycott. (more...)
The Rockettes Saga Continues: MSG Fires Back at Marie Claire for Article on Private Meeting
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2017
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that the The Rockettes are performing for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20th. Madison Square Garden executive chairman James Dolan called an impromptu meeting with the Rockettes on December 27th to discuss - in a 'safe setting' - the controversy surrounding MSG's decision to have the dancers perform at the event. Marie Claire published Dolan's and several Rockettes' statements from the meeting in a new piece this morning. Now, Madison Square Garden Company has released a statement regarding Marie Claire's coverage of the private meeting. (more...)
Rockettes Dancer Gives Inside Perspective at the Prospect of Performing for Trump: 'It's A Basic Human-Rights Issue'
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016
In the midst of this maelstrom are the dancers themselves. Finally, in an anonymous interview with Marie Claire, one has spoken out. (more...)
Updated: Madison Square Garden Responds to Rockettes; Inauguration Performance Voluntary
by Alan Henry - December 23, 2016
Madison Square Garden has released a statement regarding the ongoing story that Rockettes are required to perform at the Presidential inauguration or risk being fired. (more...)
Update: Rockettes Union Calls Boycotting Inauguration 'Invalid'
by Alan Henry - December 23, 2016
BroadwayWorld has come across an email sent from the American Guild of Variety Artists to what appears to be Rockettes in its membership as a response to the announcement that some Rockettes do not want to participate in the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. (more...)
SOCIAL: Radio City Rockettes to Perform at Trump Inauguration; The Arts Community Responds
by Social Watch - December 22, 2016
The theatre community and others have taken to social media to express outrage at an announcement made earlier today that the Radio City Rockettes are scheduled to perform at the inauguration of President-elect, Donald Trump. (more...)
Radio City Rockettes to Perform at Trump Inauguration
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2016
Today, chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company, James Dolan, made the announcement that the dance troupe would be joining the Mormon Tablernacle Choir and America's Got Talent runner-up, Jackie Evancho, at the inauguration of president-elect, Donald Trump. (more...)
BWW TV: The Radio City Rockettes Make Bryant Park Spectacular!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 11, 2016
The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that just kicked off this week, July 7 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. In attendance today were some of the Radio City Rockettes, who performed a number from the New York Spectacular. Check out a clip below! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Pass- A Spectacular Radio City Music Hall Tour with the Rockettes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 9, 2016
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge joined the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall for a special backstage tour and you can catch a look at the costumes, shoes, dressing rooms and more below! (more...)