The Art of Fazzino Becomes a NY Attraction
“Start Spreading the News..I’m leaving Today.. I want to be a part of it.. New York, New York”
The iconic song has new meaning as we anxiously prep and get ready to host the official unveiling and opening night of the Fazzino RIDE on May 3rd. Charles Fazzino has created a special design wrap making THE Fazzino RIDE a 75-minute moving work of interactive art that will be part of New York’s famous shows and attractions.
Fazzino: The New York Show?
Perhaps we need to begin with an explanation of what THE RIDE is.
THE RIDE’S original genius was its realization that the streets of Manhattan are a fifty-mile stage exhibiting the most riveting visuals on earth. Anyone who has ever been to NY knows that the whole city is, in itself, a stage. That has resulted in a fleet of multi-million dollar motor coaches whose interiors are a state-of-the-art wonderland of electronic wizardry that guide 49 dazzled NY tourists. They are specifically designed theatrical vehicles; the tallest allowed by federal law, fitted with stadium-style seating that orients the 49 fortunate participants sideways so as to look through the massive windows that deliver New York as the most successful Broadway show on earth.
These multi-million dollar coaches are equipped with surround sound, LED lighting and 40 video screens. They are, in essence, rolling state-of-the-art theatres that introduce their travelling audiences to an interactive experience that only the most interactive city in the western hemisphere could deliver. Adding its own actors to the crowded mix on the street, the huge motor coaches deliver a show worthy of the standing ovations and group euphoria that results at the end of each RIDE.
At the end of the tour, each motor coach’s cargo is encouraged to participate in a rousing rendition of “NEW YORK, NEW YORK”.
Introducing the THE Fazzino RIDE to the NY Tour
Entering its third season of being New York City’s hottest tourist attraction, THE RIDE is adding new motor coaches, a new cast, new themes, new management, a new Box Office located at Madame Tussauds on 42nd Street in Times Square and THE Fazzino RIDE!
THE Fazzino RIDE has been designed as a visually choreographed piece of kinetic art that will feature new interactive content and street performances. THE Fazzino RIDE’s limited run (May 4th – September 3rd) will parallel Charles Fazzino’s Olympic duties as the Official Artist of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
About the Unveiling of This New York Show
The newest RIDE will be officially unveiled on Thursday, May 3rd at The Barrington Gallery of London Ltd. (572 Fifth Avenue – between 46th and 47th Streets).
- The Cocktail Reception will begin at 5:00pm.
- The cast of THE Fazzino RIDE will arrive at 6:00pm.
- The official unveiling will take place at 7:00pm.
Then, as the lights of New York begin to promise the evening’s events, THE Fazzino RIDE will take off to tour New York City for the first time!
THE Fazzino RIDE Attraction
For Individual Tickets: BroadwayOffers.com or 866-299-9682
For Groups: 212-244-2551 (X155)
Text: THERIDE TO 313131
Box Office located at Madame Tussauds on 42nd Street in Times Square.
All tickets are $69
To RSVP for the May 3rd Reception contact TheJacksinaCo@mindspring.com
“Fasten your seat belts and embrace the city. This is a shared experience and something to be talked about. All tour buses should be built this way.”
-New York Times