Photo Flash: Rockettes Unveil New Costume for Madame Tussauds' Wax Figure
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by BWW News Desk
The Rockettes and Madame Tussauds New York kicked off the holidays in style, with the unveiling of the new Rockettes costume on their famed wax figure and a brand new exhibit surrounding The Rockettes at the world famous Times Square attraction. In celebration of the 85th anniversary of The Rockettes performing in New York City, Madame Tussauds New York has revamped their Rockettes exhibit to highlight 85 years of Rockettes history in New York including vintage photos and a behind-the-scenes video compilation. The Rockettes wax figure will also be dressed in a Rockettes costume called "Happy Feet," featuring an usherette style maroon and gold jacket embroidered with an "R" that was designed in 1990 for the legendary dance company. Check out photos of The Rockettes with their wax double below!
The 2012 edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, running now through December 30, will invite audiences to take part in The Rockettes Celebration! Audiences will experience the past, present and future of The Rockettes. This year's production will feature dazzling dance numbers, beloved favorites, breathtaking special effects and a brand new showcase featuring some of The Rockettes most extraordinary costumes through the years. The 2012 Christmas Spectacular promises to create lasting memories for generations of families that have made this cherished production a holiday tradition. Tickets are on sale now at radiocitychristmas.com or the Radio City box office.
Madame Tussauds New York is celebrating over 10 years as the interactive "must do" attraction in the heart of Times Square, providing guests with unique opportunities to create memories with some of the world's biggest icons. Recent additions include: an interactive Marvel Super Heroes exhibit featuring new wax figures of Captain America and Thor and a 4D film, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Alicia Keys, Kelly Ripa and Justin Bieber. Madame Tussauds' interactive exhibits also include "The Spirit of New York," which allows guests to interact with some of the most iconic New Yorkers. Madame Tussauds also features world famous athletes, including Carmelo Anthony, Eli Manning, Serena Williams, Derek Jeter and David Wright. Prominently located in the heart of Times Square, Madame Tussauds New York is open 365 days a year at 10 a.m. Visit www.nycwax.com or call (800) 246-8872 for more information.
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