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“The Ride” Hosts the World Premiere of “Eyes on New York”, a Spectacular Production Taking Off at the Empire Outlets

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STATEN ISLAND, NY – Empire Outlets, the 350,000 square foot shopping complex in St. George, promotes “The Ride” and a wide range of programs and activities opening for the first time this summer.

Just in time for fun in the sun season, the Outdoor Mall is opening up new food and retail spaces and hosting on-site experiential programs.

The new attraction, “The Ride”, will be presented this summer at Empire Outlets. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance) Staten Island Advance

“As we enter post-pandemic life, New Yorkers are ready to be outdoors, spend time with each other and join in the bustle of the city once again,” said Joseph Ferrara, director by BFC Partners.

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The Empire Outlets will present “The Ride” this summer. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance) Staten Island Advance

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Critically acclaimed and rated five stars, “The Ride” will present “Eyes on New York” at Empire Outlets, a new experiential entertainment in “The Ride” global tradition of family fun. Produced and directed by Richard Humphrey, “Eyes on New York” is choreographed by the artistic directors of the project, Ashlee Rose Montague and Richard Hankes, in a new 150-seat performance space designed, built and supervised by Richard Humphrey, CO-CEO / CCO of “The Ride”.

Eyes on New York will push the limits and theatrical possibilities even further with The Ride’s exclusive experiential technology. The show is an interactive journey presented in theatrical dance, variety acts, acrobatic agility and circus derring-do; guided by a troupe of internationally renowned artists who dance New York’s travel history over the past 12 months.

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Maria Pucciarelli is the only Staten Islander to star in “The Ride” at Empire Outlets. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance). Staten Island Advance

“’The Ride’ is deeply grateful and artistically energized by the warm welcome from Empire Outlet,” said Humphrey. “As a team, we’ll keep an eye on New York to establish ‘The Ride’ at Empire Outlets as one of New York’s premier destinations in 2021 during this summer of renewal. “

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“The Ride” will be showing at Empire Outlets this summer. (Steve White for Staten Island Advance) Staten Island AdvanceStaten Island Advance

Performances of the review are scheduled to run until Saturday July 10, with the world premiere scheduled for Sunday July 11 at 7 p.m. Production will run until Monday, September 6.

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“The Ride” will be showing at Empire Outlets this summer. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance) Staten Island Advance

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The production will take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tickets, priced at $ 19, $ 29 and $ 39, are available at www.TheRideEvents.com

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Maria Pucciarelli is the only Staten Islander to star in “The Ride” at Empire Outlets. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance). Staten Island Advance

The cast includes Jarrod Bates, Snö Bunta, Abby DeReamer, Kyla Ernst-Alper, Randy Kato, Pedro Morillo Jr. and Garth Otis, internationally renowned ballet dancers, acrobats, B-Boys, Cyr wheel athletes , contortionists, physical clowns, circus performers, variety performers, and film and Shakespearean actors who have performed for audiences from Brooklyn to Mongolia.

The original music for the score was written by Greg Mozian.

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“The Ride” will be showing at Empire Outlets this summer. (Steve White for the Staten Island Advance) Staten Island Advance

Charles DeChants designed the sound, with costumes created by Renato Dicent, sets by Paul O’Toole and technical lighting by Michael Petre-Zumbrun.

With “Eyes on New York”, “The Ride” has teamed up with Empire Outlets for a summer residency.

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“The Ride” will be showing at Empire Outlets this summer. (Steve White for Staten Island Advance) Staten Island AdvanceStaten Island Advance

“’The Ride’ is an iconic entertainment experience and we are delighted to welcome the return of the show to New York at Empire Outlets,” said Ferrara. The show is a spectacular addition to the new offerings we are presenting at Empire Outlets this summer. We invite New Yorkers to come and experience “The Ride”, followed by an excellent dinner on the expansive outdoor terrace of the recently opened Clinton Hall with a view of the Manhattan skyline.