Olympic gold-medalist Brian Boitano and musical guest Heart star in Musselman’s Apple Sauce presents Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular, a new theatrical figure skating event to be broadcast on NBC Sunday, December 26, 2010 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM ET / 1:00 – 3:00 PM PT. Special guest stars include three time National Champion and two time World Bronze Medalist Michael Weiss, as well as eight time British National Champion Steven Cousins, US Silver Medalist Ryan Bradley, World Champion Yuka Sato, two time World Professional Pairs Champions Elena Leonova & Andrei Khvalko, seven time British National Champions Sinead & John Kerr, and American Open Champion and specialty act Irina Grigorian & Mikhail Panin.
The one-night-only gold medal spectacular will be taped on the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Tickets for the one-night event are: $45, $35, and $22. Tickets may be purchased at the Tyson Events Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information regarding the Tyson Events Center / Gateway Arena, please visit tysoncenter.com. Tickets for Musselman’s Apple Sauce presents Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular starring Heart are currently on sale. Metabolife has also committed to be a Presenting Sponsor of this live show and NBC telecast.
Musselman’s Apple Sauce presents Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular will feature a live musical performance by the band Heart. HEART sold more than 30 million records, had 21 Top 40 hits, sold out arenas worldwide, and had a profound influence on rock music. In 2010, HEART released their first new album in six years, Red Velvet Car.
“Heart is a band that transcends time and their music is classic” said Brian Boitano. “Through the years Heart has continually re-invented themselves and we are excited to show audiences how closely their music and skating are intertwined.”
Musselman’s Apple Sauce presents Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular is directed and choreographed by Renee Roca, three-time U.S Champion. This is Renee’s 6th year directing and choreographing Boitano’s show. Executive Producer is Disson Skating. White Canvas Productions is the producer (Scott Williams, Producer and Brian Boitano, Artistic Director.)
Comcast-Spectacor entered into a partnership with Disson Skating in January of 2006, to take figure skating to a whole new level and has quickly become the leading producers of televised ice skating shows in the United States and Canada. The lighting and set design is by David Finley Associates with costume design by Beaver Bauer.