Natalia Osipova in Firebird.
Photo: Gene Schiavone.

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Promotional Partnerships and Events

American Ballet Theatre is proud to partner with the following organizations to bring
America’s National Ballet Company® to the widest possible audience during our 2012 Met Season. Please click below or scroll down for detailed information!

American Girl Place (Event: June 27)
Firebird Russian Restaurant
Magnolia Bakery
WNET Kids Club THIRTEEN, the South Street Seaport Museum (Event: June 9)

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MCVAmerican Girl at
American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake
Wed., June 27:
2pm matinee performance,
7:15pm dinner


Experience the magic of Swan Lake with this special American Girl visit to the ballet! The day begins at the world-famous Metropolitan Opera House, with a spectacular performance your girl will never forget. After the curtain falls, your girl will have the chance to meet a ballerina. Then, you’ll travel to American Girl Place (609 Fifth Avenue at 49th Street) to enjoy a delicious meal together. Transportation from the ballet to American Girl Place is provided after the performance. Tickets are $120 per person. Reservations required; call American Girl toll-free at 877-247-5223. For girls ages 6 and up. For more info click here.


IntercontinentalFirebird Russian Restaurant


To celebrate American Ballet Theatre’s New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Firebird, NYC’s only pre-revolutionary Russian restaurant, FireBird, will honor its namesake ballet with a special three-course prix-fixe menu available during the “Firebird” month of June. Located at 365 West 46th Street on Manhattan’s Restaurant Row, FireBird restaurant offers this special ABT prix-fixe menu for $39.95/person* to ticket-holders for American Ballet Theatre's Met 2012 Spring Season (regularly priced $44.95/person). Menu options include the restaurant’s top Russian specialties including Beef Stroganoff and Lobster Versasia. Call 212-586-0244 for restaurant reservations and visit www.firebirdrestaurant.com for more information. Choreographed by ABT Artist-in-Residence Alexei Ratmansky, Firebird is set to Igor Stravinsky’s incomparable score and tells the magical fairy tale of the legendary creature who helps two noble lovers overcome an evil sorcerer. ABT brings this acclaimed new production to the Metropolitan Opera House for eight performances only, June 11-13 and June 21-23.

*Each ABT ticket is valid for one discount prix fixe meal. Offer expires June 30.


Available at Magnolia New York City June 1 – 30

Inspired by Alexei Ratmansky's new production of Firebird, Magnolia Bakery is pleased to offer this specialty cupcake during the Firebird month of June!
This orange-date cupcake, with orange-flavored icing, comes in a sparkling red wrapper and is a reflection of Magnolia's commitment to freshly made, adventurous American baked goods.

The Bakery will offer the Firebird cupcake until June 30, in conjunction with American Ballet Theatre's performances of Firebird at the Metropolitan Opera House, June 11-13, and June 21-13, 2012.





WNETAmerican Ballet Theatre and
Kids Club THIRTEEN celebrate Le Corsaire
at the South Street Seaport Museum
Saturday, June 9, 11:30a – 1:30p - FREE EVENT!

FREE to WNET Kids Club THIRTEEN members or
FREE with admission to the South Street Seaport Museum

Ahoy there! Join American Ballet Theatre and Kids Club THIRTEEN at the South Street Seaport Museum for sailing-themed fun!

Meet the Cat in the Hat, and go on a sea-faring treasure hunt through the museum. Teaching artists from ABT will lead a special ballet basics workshop on Pier 16, and enter for your chance to win a Family Four-Pack of tickets to ABT's swashbuckling pirate adventure, Le Corsaire, performed July 2 - 7 at the Metropolitan Opera House. No dance experience necessary – just bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a bottle of water, and a dancing spirit!

Space is limited for craft activity and dance workshops. Advance priority registration to workshop for Kids Club THIRTEEN members is encouraged by emailing kidsclub@thirteen.org with the number of adults & children in your party. Kids Club members who pre-register should check-in by 11:15 a.m. to secure their priority spot for the 11:30 a.m. dance workshop. Workshops & Museum admission are free for Kids Club members. Event is open to the general public with admission to the South Street Seaport Museum, on a first-come, first-served, space available basis. Check-in opens at 11 a.m.