New York Theatre Ballet Presents Chase Brock's BARK! IN THE PARK and THE FIREBIRD, 2/23-24
New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, Bark! In The Park with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and story and music by Karen LeFrak paired with the perennial favorite Russian folk tale, The Firebird today, February 23 and tomorrow, the 24th. Both productions will join Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families.
Bark! In The Park follows two children as they travel through Central Park searching for their beloved lost dog. Dancing seals, secretive snow leopards and waddling penguins appear as you have never seen them before! Character driven, contemporary and vivid, this ballet will delight children as well as adults. From socialite sea lions to superhero squirrels, this is truly a treat that you won't want to miss.
The Firebird NYTB brings back its critically acclaimed version based on the Russian Folk Tale of a magical bird. Choreographed by Richard Holden with brilliant costumes by Sylvia Taalsohn Nolan.
Performances will continue at New York City's Florence Gould Hall on February 24 with additional shows. Tickets are $36 for children and $41 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nytb.org, Ticketmaster (800.982.2787) or in-person at the Florence Gould Hall box office at 55 East 59th Street, New York City (for more information, contact Florence Gould Hall box office at 212.355.6160).