Radio City Christmas Spectacular Kicks Up Record-Breaking Holiday Haul With 2018-19 Shows


There has arguably been no extra constant presence in dwell occasions over the past century than the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The holiday-season manufacturing has carried out greater than 100 reveals per yr, yearly relationship again to 1992, in line with figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. In complete, the present has grossed a wallet-busting $2.15 billion (with a “B”) from 9,462 performances since 1992.

The newest haul of 210 reveals at Radio City Music Hall between Nov. 9, 2018 and Jan. 6, 2019 was reported to Boxscore this week. The reveals delivered an all-time excessive for the annual manufacturing, grossing $97.1 million — up 11 p.c from the earlier file, set one yr in the past.

In all, the manufacturing has grossed $1.7 billion and offered 27.9 million tickets, simply from the annual Radio City Music Hall tenure. The present excursions as effectively, including $436.5 million and 10 million tickets from reveals in Chicago, Detroit, Boston, Mexico City and plenty of different markets all through North America. Combined, it was the top-earning tour of 1996 and 1999 and ranked among the many prime 10 excursions of the yr one other 21 instances. Altogether, its annual gross eclipsed $100 million six instances, and attendance surpassed 2 million on 4 events.

After the record-setting run in 2018-19, the Rockettes will certainly be again later this yr to cost nearer towards a nine-figure complete at Radio City.