Are Radio City Rockettes shows cancelled?

THE Rockettes performances are among the most anticipated holiday performances in New York CIty.

The performers are finally back on stage after being halted due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Radio City Rockettes have canceled the rest of their season


Radio City Rockettes have canceled the rest of their seasonCredit: AP

The Rockettes are canceling the remainder of the 2021 season due to an increase in new coronavirus cases.

The group took to Twitter to announce the cancellation, writing: “We regret that we were unable to resume the Christmas Festival this season due to the growing challenges from the pandemic.

“We were hoping we could make it through the season and are honored to have hosted hundreds of thousands of fans at over 100 shows over the past seven weeks,” their statement continued.

“We’ve loved bringing back this cherished tradition that helped usher in the festive season in New York City and look forward to welcoming fans back to Radio City Music Hall in 2020.”

The show canceled screenings on Friday, December 17, 2021, because of breakthrough coronavirus cases between members of production.

Radio City Rockettes are a beloved holiday tradition in the city.

Outside the marked building is a line of children crying in grief over the abrupt closure of the famous establishment.

Rockettes said in a tweet: “All tickets to the affected performances will be fully refunded at time of purchase.”

New York is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases as the omicron variant continues to spread.

The state has hit the highest record of recorded positive cases over the course of the pandemic.

New York itself has seen the number of cases double in three days, setting a single-day record for the entire pandemic on Friday.

The city will begin distributing 500,000 home-based rapid tests through community organizations and is distributing one million KN95s.

Who are Radio City Rockettes?

The Rockettes are an American precision dance troupe.

Founded in 1925 in St. Louis, they have performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, since 1932.

Until 2015, they also had a touring company.

They are best known for starring in Radio City Christmas Spectacular, an annual Christmas show, and performing annually at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.

On Thursday, November 25, 2021, the Rockettes joined the celebration at the Macy’s Parade in front of an audience for the first time since 2019.

The list of performers at the parade includes Carrie Underwood, Mickey Guyton, Kristin Chenoweth, Jon Batiste, and Nelly.

This year’s performers are required to wear masks unless they are actively singing.

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Huynh Nguyen

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