Uniondale, NY - October 28, 2016 - The New Coliseum will bring back Feld Entertainment’s highly-acclaimed live action family shows to Long Island in 2017, including Monster Jam (April 21 – 23, 2017), Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (May 5 - 21, 2017), Disney On Ice (November 15 – 26, 2017) and more.
The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice. Photo By: Feld Entertainment.
The multi-year programming alliance between Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE), the operations, programming, and marketing arm for the venue, and Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in live family entertainment, will bring Feld’s fun-for-any-age spectacles and gravity-defying adventures to The New Coliseum year-round. Feld’s exciting and inspirational shows are seen by more than 30 million people each year in more than 75 countries.
Following an extensive renovation, The New Coliseum will reopen on April 5, 2017 as a world-class entertainment destination. Feld Entertainment has been creating memories at BSE’s Barclays Center since the arena opened its doors in September 2012.
“We simply couldn’t be more excited about the energy and buzz surrounding The New Coliseum.” said Jeff Meyer, SVP, Event Marketing and Sales, Feld Entertainment. “We can’t wait to bring our roster of live entertainment shows back to the families of Long Island with the opening of this new state-of-the-art facility.”
“We are thrilled to continue building on our relationship with Feld by delivering world-famous family entertainment to The New Coliseum,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE. “Feld’s shows have achieved phenomenal success and we are excited to return best-in-class family entertainment to Long Island. We are looking forward to many more programming announcements in the upcoming months.”
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com starting Friday, Nov. 4 for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and Tuesday, Jan. 17 for Monster Jam.
For more information on Nassau Coliseum, please visit nassaucoliseum.com.
The Long Island Family™ programming platform is presented by Allstate.
About Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.
Brooklyn Sports Entertainment
Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) develops and operates state-of-the-art venues and manages premier sports franchises, delivering dynamic content and experiences for audiences. BSE oversees programming, marketing, sales, and operations for Barclays Center and Long Island’s New Coliseum, and manages and controls the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and its Development League team, the Long Island Nets, as well as the business operations of the NHL's New York Islanders.
Barclays Center, which opened on September 28, 2012, offers 17,732 seats for basketball, 15,795 for hockey, and up to 19,000 seats for concerts, and has 101 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, four clubs, and 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express.
The New Coliseum, scheduled to reopen April 5, 2017 after extensive renovation, will offer 13,000 seats for hockey, 13,500 for basketball, and 14,500 for standard concert configurations, with the ability to flex up. The bowl will have a theater seating option for 4,000 guests.
With a focus on emerging businesses, BSE identifies and creates alliances, strategic partners and other business opportunities to ensure the success of its assets. For additional information, please visit Brooklynse.com.