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A Postcard from The Rockettes

A Postcard from The Rockettes

Published on February 10, 2014
Amanda Schwab/Starpix

A Sneak Peak of "Heart and Lights"‏ at Grand Central Terminal


The Rockettes performing “Electricity” at Grand Central Terminal © Amanda Schwab/Starpix


Not much can outshine the glittering Beaux Arts chandeliers of Grand Central Terminal, but few dance companies dazzle quite like the Rockettes. Exhilarant commuters passing through Vanderbilt Hall on Wednesday, February 5th witnessed the Rockettes in action as they staged a sneak preview of their brand new production Heart and Lights.
 


The Rockettes performing “Electricity” at Grand Central Terminal © Amanda Schwab/Starpix


Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright, Heart and Lights is seen through the eyes of two cousins who discover their grandmother’s past by uncovering the secrets of her beloved New York City. Grand Central Terminal is just one of many New York City landmarks that serves as a backdrop in the production.
 


The Rockettes performing “Electricity” at Grand Central Terminal © Amanda Schwab/Starpix


Hosted by John Foxx of WPLJ (95.5FM), the public performance centered around a live showing of “Electricity,” a dynamic number from Hearts and Lights. Running 90-minutes, Hearts and Lights will feature eight production numbers with new choreography, dazzling costumes, and state-of-the-art technology. Each dancer’s electrifying suit jacket is powered by 152 LED lights!
 


Sponsor CHASE Bank donating 250 tickets to non-profit organization Garden of Dreams Foundation.
L to R: Steve Pamon: Head of Sports and Entertainment Marketing for Chase, Stacey Paydo: Rockette, Oscar Saltalamacchia: Garden of Dreams Foundation, Alexis Thebolt: Rockette, John Foxx: 95.5 WPLJ Radio host © Amanda Schwab/Starpix


The launch also oversaw CHASE Bank's donation of 250 tickets to non-profit charity Garden of Dreams Foundation. The organization is dedicated to aiding children and families facing hardships such as homelessness, illness, and extreme poverty.
 


The Rockettes posing before Grand Central Terminal's iconic iron wrought clock © Amanda Schwab/Starpix


Join the Rockettes at this theatrical dance performance that celebrates the greatest city in the world. The limited five week engagement begins previews on March 27, 2014 and runs from April 3-May 4, 2014. Tickets available via www.heartandlights.com.

 

 

 

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