Ride the LIRR for Free, and Save $10 Off Admission, to NYC Holiday Winter Shows
There's no better way for adults and kids of all ages to catch the exciting New York holiday spirit than taking in one or two of New York City's most sought-after events: the world famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Peter Pan at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. And you can ride the LIRR round-trip for free to either show and save $10 off admission to select performances.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
This year, Radio City is presenting a dazzling new show, The Rockettes Magical Journey. The new show features a new 3D live scene, amazing new Rockettes numbers and beloved favorites like the Parade of the Wooden Soldiers and the Living Nativity. Using cutting-edge technology, the audience will be part of an immersive experience, as the scenery extends beyond the stage onto the ceiling and walls transforming the interior of Radio City Music Hall into a massive, magical canvas.
The Christmas Spectacular runs from Nov. 11 through Jan. 2. The show is 90 minutes long and does not have an intermission. Radio City Music Hall is located on the Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) between 50th and 51st Streets. From Penn Station, you can walk one block east to Herald Square and catch the B, D, F or M subway lines two stops uptown to 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Center, or catch the M5 or M7 buses to 50th Street. Or from Penn Station, catch the 1 subway line to 50 St. and walk two blocks east to Radio City.
Tony Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all new production of Peter Pan! Discover the magic all over again of this two time Emmy award winning and two time Tony award nominated production. The New York Times says "Rigby still carries off the flights, fights and acrobatics that make Peter Pan audiences mesmerized." Peter Pan is filled with timeless magical moments and a captivating hook. The legend you thought you knew, is now the adventure you never dreamed possible...Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan!
Peter Pan runs from December 14-30. The show is 2 hours, 30 minutes long with 2 intermissions.The Theater at Madison Square Garden is conveniently located directly above Penn Station.
For tickets, to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, call Ticketmaster at 866-858-0007 and mention the special code "LIRR." For tickets to Peter Pan, call Ticketmaster at 866-858-0008 and mention the special code "LIRRPP." When you order full-price tickets to select performances of either show, for each ticket you purchase (up to eight), you'll save $10 and receive a free round-trip rail ticket, good for travel to the show. The offer is good for select performances and seating. Phone/internet tickets must be purchased 10 days in advance, box office tickets at least one day in advance to receive rail tickets. Rail tickets received through this offer are not valid on Monday through Friday morning rush-hour trains arriving in Penn Station before 9:30 A.M.
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Other great attractions this Holiday Season:
- My Sinatra at the Midtown Theater through Feb. 26.
- Voca People at the Westside Theater through Jan. 8.
- Port Jefferson Village 16th Annual Charles Dickens Festival, Dec. 2 to 4.
- Tanger Outlets at the Arches - Deer Park - Holiday Shopping season kicks off this Saturday with lighting of the Tree and some "Stars".
For additional information, customers can also call 511, the New York State Travel Information Line, and say Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.