A smartly-dressed door person (wearing a pill box hat) ripped our tickets with white gloves, and a pleasant smile. The smell of freshly-popped corn waifed through the massive interior, huge paintings covering its gigantic walls from the lobby to the Grand Foyer.
We open the doors to the seating area and a friendly usher helps us find our seats. To the left of the stage on the first mezzanine level, a musician plays a popular American standards on a massive organ with foot pedals.
Vibraphone chimes ring throughout the smoking room/bathroom/Ladies' power room area down stairs, alerting everyone that the show will begin soon.
The lights dim. A huge screen is lowered from above the stage and the film begins.
"TRUE GRIT" starring John Wayne, Kim Hunter and Glen Campbell.
After the film, the screen is raised, a 15 minute intermission follows, accompanied by more organ music, and then THE ROCKETTES do a half-hour show.
45 YEARS LATER
|I visit Radio City Music Hall after 45 years to see #AGT.|
|THE MASSIVE LOBBY|
|There's amazing art everywhere. They really don't make 'em like this anymore.|
|That's me with Semi-Finalist WENDY LIEBMANN.|
|My friend Shannon and I had to get a photo with some of the amazing acrobatic dance troupe ACROARMY.|
ACROARMY on FACEBOOK
Here's some of the members of CORNELL BHANGRA- a dance group that combines contemporary and traditional dance.
Unfortunately, they didn't make it past the quarter finals.
Here's the video in case you missed it:
The moment Christian Stoinev and Scooby won.
|The winners take a bow.|