New York Theatre Ballet Debuts BARK! IN THE PARK, 2/5 & 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. This production will join The Nutcracker, 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 and their overprotective nanny 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!

BARK! IN THE PARK will have its gala premiere today, February 5, 2013 at El Museo del Barrio at 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Beginning at 5:00 pm with a 30-minute performance, followed by a party with games, a child friendly buffet and dance lessons the evening will end by 7:00pm. Ticket prices range from $250.00 to $10,000.00. For more information on the event and tickets, contact MK Event Studio by phone at 203-298-4722. Performances will continue at New York City's Florence Gould Hall on February 23 at 1:00 pm with additional shows on February 24 (see schedule below).

Tickets are priced at $36 for children and $41 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online at, 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). Group rates and special subscriptions are also available at Each seat at the recently renovated Florence Gould Hall offers excellent viewing for audience members of all ages!