Broadway-Centric Drive-In Movie Experience Is Headed To New York

A Broadway-centric drive-in movie experience is heading to Astoria, Queens!

Radial Park, a specially created Broadway drive-in, will feature live performances at Halletts Point Play. The 50,000 square-foot open-air space in Astoria, Queens, is located along the waterfront, with views of the East River and the Manhattan skyline.

The first-of-its-kind drive-in will feature a variety of experiences including live performances from Broadway stars, movies on the big screen, karaoke with Bluetooth speakers, movie-style concessions, and much more.

The new live drive-in experience will begin previews this Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 8:00 PM with the longest running show on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera featuring by a pre-show concert from Broadway stars Derrick Davis and Ali Ewoldt, who will bring this all-time fan favorite to life alongside a live 11-piece orchestra.

An official opening night will be held on Thursday, October 1 with two musical favorites in a double-feature show: The Phantom of the Opera at 8:00 PM followed by Purple Rain at 11:30 PM. The cast for Purple Rain will be announced shortly.

The line-up at Radial Park will continue with multiple shows each week. Tickets are now on sale here. To view the complete schedule visit Radial Park's official website.

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