Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Kick start the holidays with The Nutcracker! (NYC Giveaway)

One great way to get into the holiday spirit is to watch shows or movies that are season specific, like The Nutcracker! I've always loved The Nutcracker myself, ever since we took a field trip in elementary school to see a live performance of it. This year, for one day only, Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker will be in select theaters, and in some, 3D!!

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker features an amazing ballet troupe, the legendary Russian Mariinsky Ballet Theater.

If you're unfamiliar with the storyline of The Nutcracker-

The Russian Imperial Mariinsky Theatre was the original home to Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in 1892, when it made its worldwide debut. Movie theater audiences will experience the marvelous talents of two of the Mariinsky Theatre’s rising stars – Alina Somova as Clara (Masha in the original Russian ballet) and Vladimir Shklyarov as the Nutcracker. Conducted by Valery Gergiev, this timeless production of The Nutcracker opens with a Christmas Eve party and a young girl, Clara, being given a nutcracker doll by her godfather, Drosselmeyer. Later in the evening when Clara sleeps, she finds herself in the midst of the Nutcracker’s battle against the Mouse King and his army of mice. Coming to Clara’s aid, the Nutcracker is transformed into a Prince and journeys with her to an enchanted island where spectacular celebrations are held in their honor.

I have a pair of tickets to giveaway to this awesome film!! These are ONLY valid for the 2:00 pm show on Monday, December 3rd, at the AMC Empire theater.  (AMC Empire is located at 234 West 42nd St. NY) Feel free to check here if this amazing show will be near you on December 3rd!

All you have to do to be entered to win is leave a comment here with who you'd like to bring with you to this amazing movie experience!!

One extra entry! Tweet this!!
Get in the holiday spirit with a 3D showing of The Nutcracker!! NYC ticket #giveaway!! Enter here to #win!

Rules: Entries will end at 11:59 pm est on Sunday, November 25th. Winner must respond to email by 8:00 pm est on Monday, November 26th or else prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be drawn. Please only enter if you can attend the show. Transportation is NOT included, this giveaway is for specific tickets ONLY.

I received tickets for my family to attend the show, but this did not affect my writing. I blog with integrity!!


annulla November 24, 2012 at 8:50 AM  

I'd bring my friend Jenny. She is out of work (just before the holidays!) and sure could use some cheering up.

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