New York Theatre Ballet Giveaway: Cinderella – CLOSED

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Ready to watch ballet!

When: Saturday, 11/12 or Sunday 11/3 (your choice of dates & times, available showings at 11am, 1pm, 3:30pm)
Where: Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59 Street, between Madison and Park Avenues in Manhattan
Who: Children ages 3-10 & their parents
Cost: Free of charge for 1 lucky winner & a guest
How to Enter: Comment on this post & tell us your child’s favorite thing about ballet!

Our Metro Moms team has acquired two tickets for one lucky winner to enjoy “Cinderella,” by the New York Theatre Ballet for November 12 or 13.  Performance times both days are 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm.  The winner will get to select their performance date and time.

Cinderella will be performed at Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) in Manhattan.  Choreographed by Donald Mahler and set to music by Prokofiev, Cinderella is an ideal introduction to ballet for children ages 3-10, but also sophisticated enough for the most discerning parent to enjoy. With comical evil stepsisters and a clock that comes to life, the ballet is a delightful blend of charm and humor for the whole family. Cinderella features an enchanting set by Gillian Bradshaw-Smith and opulent costumes by Sylvia Nolan (Resident Costume Designer of the Metropolitan Opera).

In case you don’t win our giveaway, tickets are $31 for children and $36 for adults. Group rates and special subscription prices are available. To purchase tickets for Florence Gould Hall, please visit or or call Ticketmaster at 1.800.982.2787. You can also connect with New York Theatre Ballet on their main Facebook Page and their Facebook Event Page.

New York Theatre Ballet will also be performing the Nutcracker on December 9, 10, 11, 17, 18 at Florence Gould Hall.  Further information is available on their website.

About New York Theatre Ballet

New York Theatre Ballet was founded in 1978 by Diana Byer. It is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and was hailed by The New York Times’ Alastair Macaulay as “an invaluable company.”  New York Theatre Ballet is dedicated to performing contemporary and classic chamber ballets at affordable prices for all audiences, locally, nationally and internationally. NYTB has earned national acclaim for its restoration and revival of small masterworks by great choreographers including Frederick Ashton, Merce Cunningham, Agnes de Mille, José Limón, and Antony Tudor, and for its innovative 60 minute ballets based on children’s literature. For thousands of young people NYTB performances are their introduction to ballet. NYTB also provides training at its Ballet School NY which follows the Cecchetti syllabus. NYTB’s LIFT Community Services Program provides tuition-free ballet classes and other vital help for productive learning for at-risk and homeless children.


We’re offering two tickets for the Cinderella performances to one lucky reader for either November 12 or 13 (date and time to be selected by the winner).  Our winner will be chosen at random from the eligible entries and the contest will be open until Saturday November 5 at 11:59pm.  Readers will enter the contest by commenting on this post (required for a valid entry) and tell us your child’s favorite thing about ballet. (Note:  If you have a blog, you can blog about the trip and link back to this post, but be sure to add a comment with a link to your post in order to enter the contest).  You will earn one entry and enter the contest by commenting.

You can also earn up to two additional chances to win by doing either or both of the following:

  • 1 additional entry: Follow Metro Moms on Twitter and tweet about the giveaway with a link back to this post using the hashtag #mmcinderella.
  • 1 additional entry:  “Like” our Facebook page.

Winners will be notified via email on Sunday, November 6 (be sure to enter your email along with your comment) and will have until 11:59pm on Monday, November 7 to get in touch or a new winner will be selected.

Good luck and may the contest begin!

For some added inspiration, please enjoy this clip from the New York Theatre Ballet’s “Sleeping Beauty.”

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  1. My daughter loves the costumes

  2. My daughter loves music, ballet movements, and story. Cinderella is one of her favorite books, so she would really enjoy to see all characters come alive.

  3. I go to the ballet a few times a year. I went a month or so ago and my son was really jealous. He is 3. My son did not know what the ballet was but he did know that Mommy & Cousin Kathy were going somewhere without him. He kept saying that he wanted to go to the ballet so I showed him some clips from Petruska, the Nutcracker, etc. He loved it. He loved the music, the movement, the costumes! I bought him tickets for the Nutcracker in December. He is a huge fan and I can’t wait to share my love of ballet with him.

  4. My 5-year-old daughter loves all things ballet.. Since she is still in her princess stage this would be a perfect treat for her to see. She’s in her 3rd year of ballet class, loved the local production of the Nutcracker last year, performed in her dance school’s performance of Romeo and Juliet last spring, danced on the stage with her friends at the end of the Angelina Ballerina show and would flip to see this New York Theatre’s Cinderella.

  5. My daughter’s favorite part of ballet: the coming together of the music and the movement.

  6. I have never taken my daughter to see professional ballerinas. She has taken ballet class and thought it was “boring” and too “structured.” I would love the opportunity to show prove her wrong and broaden her horizons.

  7. my daughter is currently in rehearsals for nutcracker and is sooo delighted to be performing alongside ‘big girl’ ballerinas and says she wants to be just like them. i would love to bring her to her first ballet theater experience right before she performs her own (dec 17th).

  8. Follow columnist Kathy Zucker TODAY 11/9 at as she takes her toddlers to their first ballet experience at the NY Theatre Ballet!

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