NEW YORK -- The legendary dance company The Rockettes, a part of the fabric of New York for more than eight decades, will take to the stage at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ face-off between the New York Rangers® and New Jersey Devils® at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 26, the National Hockey League announced today.
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The Rockettes will perform during the game's second intermission, showcasing their signature precision choreography in the number "Electricity," one of the scenes from their upcoming production, Heart and Lights.
As part of Sunday's full entertainment lineup, the cast of Jersey Boys will perform their classic hits during the pre-game festivities, which also will include a flyover by the Black Diamond Jet Team, North America's premier civilian jet team. The FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums and the NYPD Pipes and Drums will perform as the Rangers and Devils are introduced and take to the ice; members of the NYPD / FDNY Color Guard will present the game's colors. Three-time Tony Award® nominee Marin Mazzie will sing the U.S. National Anthem; New Jersey Shore rock band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will perform during the first intermission.
The Jan. 26 game, and performances, will be broadcast live from Yankee Stadium at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC in the U.S. and CBC in Canada.
The entertainment for the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ and 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ is being produced by RK Productions in association with Big Monkey Entertainment.
About The Rockettes
The Rockettes are a legendary dance company and have been a part of the fabric of New York for more than eight decades, commemorating a legacy of unrivaled talent, rich history, precision and athleticism. They have made appearances in some of the most prominent events in the entertainment landscape, including Award Shows, national television appearances, sporting events such as the Super Bowl Halftime Show as well as Presidential inaugurations.
Best known for their starring role in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, the Rockettes have danced into the hearts of millions and this spring, they will star in a brand new, New York City- themed, live theatrical production at Radio City Music Hall, titled Heart and Lights, which will showcase the Rockettes in a way that audiences have never seen before, running March 27 – May 4, 2014.