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Barney Live! In New York City
Release Date August 3, 1994
Rereleased Yes
Available on DVD No
Written by Stephen White
Directed by Bruce Deck
Run Time 78 Minutes
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Barney Live! In New York City (known as Barney Live! At Radio City on show posters) is a Barney live show that was performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City from March 5-13, 1994. It was later released on video on August 3, 1994, which became the first Barney video in the Classic Collection series.


Barney and his friends take the stage to delight and entertain everyone at Radio City Music Hall. They all work together to make a special surprise for the audience using items from "The Barney Bag". But before they are able to share it, a new visitor, The Winkster, sneaks away with the bag! The Winkster doesn't know how to make friends. Throughout the show, the kids are trying to catch The Winkster and teach him that all you have to do is ask in order to make friends of your own. Also, the chase takes everyone to "Barney's Imagination Circus" with fun-loving clowns and some dancing bears. After the circus ends, the chase continues until Winkster confesses that he took the bag for everyone to play with him. After his confession, he remembers to use the words "Please" and "Thank You," and then becomes friends with Barney, Baby Bop, BJ, the Winkster and the kids. Barney then unveils the surprise to the audience and then asks them to use their imaginations to make the heart bigger. After the unveiling of the the bigger heart, Barney, BJ, Baby Bop, Winkster, and the kids wrap up the show with "Everyone is Special".


(In Order of Appearance)


Act 1

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. The More We Get Together
  3. Mr. Knickerbocker
  4. Ring Around the Rosie
  5. My Yellow Blankey
  6. The Barney Bag
  7. The Winkster's Song
  8. She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain
  9. BJ's Song
  10. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
  11. Rain Medley: (Rain, Rain, Go Away/It's Raining, It's Pouring)
  12. If All the Raindrops
  13. And the Green Grass Grows All Around
  14. I Am a Fine Musician

Act 2

  1. Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy?
  2. The Wheels on the Bus
  3. Three Little Monkeys
  4. Do Your Ears Hang Low?
  5. The Airplane Song
  6. Me and My Teddy
  7. Four Little Ducks
  8. My Aunt Came Back
  9. London Bridge
  10. Star Medley: (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star/Star Light, Star Bright)
  11. Please and Thank You
  12. Everyone is Special


  • This live show marked:
    • The only major live show, not to tour.
    • The first time that Barney is partially-performed by Carey Stinson on home video. Stinson was Barney's Double, used for only "quick changes". Stinson had previously done Barney's infamous first mall tour and would go on to do many live appearances and tours, until portraying the role on the television series in 2002.
    • The first appearance of Carlos who would later return as a main character in Season 3
    • The only appearances of Kelly and The Winkster. Rebecca Wilson (Kelly) would later return as a dancer in Barney's Colorful World
    • The only time Derek and Carlos appear together. 
    • The last actual time Derek is a regular cast member. He would later return with Tina as special guests in the Season 3 episode, "On the Move". 
    • BJ's first concert.
    • The only live show where "I Love You" wasn't sung, due to the 1994 lawsuit.
    • The final actual uses of the 1993-1994 Baby Bop costume and the 1994 BJ costume. They would later be used in Barney books and other live appearances.
  • All of the dialogue (including that of Barney and the other dinos) was live for every performance, unlike future Barney shows. The songs, however, were prerecorded.
  • Some songs from this live show were featured in the Barney's Favorites Vol. 2 album. Specifically, the songs, "My Yellow Blankey", "BJ's Song", "The Barney Bag", and "My Aunt Came Back".
  • During "Please and Thank You", BJ lip-syncs to the lyrics, though he does not sing the song.
  • After the "Please and Thank You" song, a camera angle shows Kelly giving her sign to someone backstage.
  • According to a Variety review, Min was absent from the March 6 performance.
  • The circus scenes were included as a bonus feature on the 'Barney's Super Singing Circus DVD.




Barney Live! in New York City (1994) - Home Video Trailer (e13453)01:00

Barney Live! in New York City (1994) - Home Video Trailer (e13453)

Stage Shows
Barney in Concert (1991) • Barney Live! In New York City (1994) • Barney's Big Surprise (1996-1998) • Barney's Musical Castle (1999-2001)• Barney's Colorful World! (2003-2004) • Barney Live! - The Let's Go Tour (2006-2010) • Barney Live in Concert - Birthday Bash! (2010-2011)
Outside North America
Barney's Musical Park (2004;2007) • Barney's Let's Imagine (2007-2010) • Barney's Dino-Mite Birthday! - Live On Stage (2008) • Barney's Space Adventures (2008;2010) • Barney Rocks! El Concierto en Vivo! (2010) • Barney Live! World Tour - A Celebration! (2015) • Barney's Greatest Hits - Live On Stage (2016)
Theme Park Shows
A Day in the Park with Barney (1995-Present) • Barney's Theatre (2000-2002)
Notable Personal Appearances
Barney's Open House (2000-Present) • Barney's Zoo Tour (2001;2015) • Barney's Beach Party (2002-Present) • Barney's Purple Park Tour (2002) • Christmas Fun with Barney & Friends (2004) • Barney's Christmas Star (2006) • Learn and Play with Barney (2007) • Barney's Big Fun Time (2007) • Barney's Big Purple Bus Tour (2007-2008) • Christmas with Barney & Friends (2007) • Barney's Sprout Concert (2008) • Barney's 20th Anniversary Concert (2008) • A Very Barney Christmas (2008) • Barney's World of Imagination (2009;2014) • Barney's Christmas Carnival (2011) • Sing and Dance with Barney (2011) • Barney's We're All Friends Show (2015) • Barney & Friends Favourite Hits (2016)

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North American Videos
Barney Live! In New York CityImagination IslandBarney's Talent Show Barney's Fun & GamesBarney's 1-2-3-4 SeasonsOnce Upon a TimeBarney's Sense-Sational DayCamp WannaRunnaRoundBarney's Adventure BusBarney's Good Day, Good NightIt's Time for CountingBarney in Outer SpaceBarney's Big SurpriseBarney's Halloween PartyWhat a World We ShareWalk Around the Block with BarneyLet's Play SchoolBarney's Rhyme Time RhythmI Love My Friends
DVD Releases
Barney's Night Before ChristmasMore Barney SongsBarney's Super Singing CircusCome on Over to Barney's House
Re-Released Videos
Barney's Magical Musical Adventure (1995) • Barney's Campfire Sing-Along (1996) • Barney Goes to School (1996) • Barney in Concert (1996) • Rock with Barney (1996) • Barney's Alphabet Zoo (2000)• Barney's Musical Scrapbook (2000)
Spanish Language Videos
¡Barney en Vivo! En Nueva YorkEl Autobús Mágico de BarneyUsa Tus Sentidos con BarneyEl Show de TalendoEl Maravilloso Mundo Que Compartimos¡Juguemos a la Escuela!Canta y Baila con BarneyVamos Al Zoológico Con BarneyColores y FormasBuenos Modales/Diversión y LimpiezaEl Super Circo de BarneyPaseando con Barney por el VecindarioBarney En ConciertoUna Mágica Aventura MusicalLa Fiesta de Halloween de BarneyHabía Una VezLa Maravillosa Máquina de JuegosA Contar con Barney
DVD Releases
La Casa De BarneyBuenos Días Buenas NochesEl Castillo Musical de BarneyBarney En El Espacio
Hebrew Videos
Family is LoveHands in the AirAleph BefHappy Birthday

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