April 8, 2015

Due to an Overwhelming Response From Audiences, New York Spring Spectacular, Presented by Chase, Extends Show Run Through May 7, 2015

TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES
MONDAY, APRIL 13 AT NOON

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NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSG Entertainment (MSGE) announced today that due to an overwhelming response from audiences, the brand new production at Radio City Music Hall, New York Spring Spectacular, presented by Chase, will extend its run through May 7, 2015. The added performances are Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00PM and 7:30PM and Thursday, May 7 at 2:00PM and 7:30PM. New York Spring Spectacular, which is jointly produced by Madison Square Garden Entertainment and Weinstein Live Entertainment, has already captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and visitors alike with multiple sold out performances to date at New York's biggest theatre. Tickets go on sale for additional performances on Monday, April 13 at noon at www.rockettes.com/spring.

Audience reaction to New York Spring Spectacular has been overwhelmingly positive in its first year. New York Spring Spectacular is poised to become a springtime perennial to complement the long running and beloved Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Radio City Music Hall has always been known for its spectacular productions and New York Spring Spectacular raises the bar for live entertainment at this storied venue.

New York Spring Spectacular takes audiences on a whirlwind adventure across New York City, while telling an inspiring and hopeful narrative about New Yorkers who change each other's lives in unexpectedly wonderful ways. The brand-new, live theatrical production stars Tony Award winner Laura Benanti in the role of Jenna, Emmy Award winning choreographer Derek Hough in the role of Jack and the legendary Rockettes. The production also includes cameos from some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment including Whoopi Goldberg as the voice of the Statue of Liberty puppet, Bella Thorne as the voice of the Alice in Wonderland puppet, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as the voices of the New York Public Library lion puppets and video cameos featuring Henrik Lundqvist, Carmelo Anthony, Kelly Ripa, Donald Trump and more. The production is bursting with invigorating new Rockettes choreography, incredible 3D special effects, large-scale puppetry and an exciting soundtrack of pop hits, original music and classics.

New York Spring Spectacular is led by an award-winning creative team that includes Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Warren Carlyle as director and choreographer, Tony Award winning director and Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) Diane Paulus and American playwright and Drama Desk Award winner Randy Weiner as the show's co-creative directors, Emmy Award winner Mia Michaels as the choreographer of the production's opening number, and up-and-coming playwright Joshua Harmon.

Check out exclusive New York Spring Spectacular behind-the-scenes photos, videos and interviews at www.rockettes.com/spring, and follow Rockettes and New York Spring Spectacular on Facebook, @Rockettes on Twitter and @TheRockettes on Instagram for all the latest updates on the show.

Ticket Information

Performances of New York Spring Spectacular began on March 12, 2015 at Radio City Music Hall and run for a limited engagement ending May 7, 2015. Prices range from $50 - $150, depending on show date and time. Tickets are available online at www.rockettes.com/spring, by phone via Ticketmaster at 866-858-0007, or at Radio City's Box Office (50th St. & Avenue of the Americas). Group tickets of 9+ contact Group Sales at 212-465-6080 or group.sales@msg.com. Box Office hours are daily, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00pm. Tickets purchased via Ticketmaster are subject to service charges.

About MSG Entertainment

MSG Entertainment (MSGE), the live entertainment arm of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG), is a worldwide entertainment company recognized for its signature combination of event production and entertainment marketing. In addition to the nearly 900 entertainment concerts and events that take place each year at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, The Chicago Theatre, and the Forum in Inglewood, California, MSGE has an exclusive co-booking agreement with Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center/ Wang Theatre. MSG Entertainment's live events include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which has played to more than 75 million people in 77 different cities across North America. More than five million people attend MSG Entertainment branded events annually including concerts, special events, and family attractions.

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CONTACT: MSGE Press Contacts

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Source: Madison Square Garden -- Entertainment PR

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