In full disclosure, we were provided with 2 tickets to giveaway from the Big Apple Circus. PHOTO Credit: Bertrand Guay/Big Apple Circus
The circus is coming! The circus is coming!
At Mommy University, we LOVE the circus. It is a fun and exciting event that the entire family can enjoy. I love seeing the wonder in the children’s eyes and smiles on their faces as each performer enters and each animal travels around the ring. The circus helps create an appreciation for not only theatre but for animals and people of varied cultures, backgrounds and talents.
There are also so many developmental benefits of enjoying a performance, especially one like the Big Apple Circus. While at a show, kids are learning to focus and pay attention which, let’s face it, can be a struggle for little ones. They are also becoming aware of socially appropriate behavior. In addition, the circus helps enhance language development as kids learn new vocabulary. Parents can also talk to their children about what they see and hear which enhances their receptive and expressive language skills. Lastly, a child’s imagination and creatively is encouraged with each new animal and breathtaking trick.
This February, the Big Apple Circus is proud to present Metamorphosis at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. This is very dear to my heart as I have attended the Big Apple Circus at this venue many times with my family. I have also had the pleasure of training my dance students to perform during the show. The Big Apple Circus always amazed me with their performances, and I am so excited for my children to experience this wonder as well.
From February 26, 2015 through March 15, 2015, families can enjoy a breathtaking, entertaining and comical show. What’s even more exciting is that this magical performance will be experienced under the Big Top! This allows children to step back in time when a circus used to be presented in this fashion. Directed by West Hyler, this show will bring your family joy, laughter and amazement. Families will also enjoy the wonderful choreography from Antoinette DiPietropolo. The set design by Tony Award winner Todd Rosenthal and costume design by Mirena Rada will also add to the whimsy and enchantment of this spectacular show.
Metamorphosis has performers from the US, Russia and Mongolia. The animals presented range from dogs to ponies to even camels! Families will be amazed by the flying trapeze acts, aerial acrobatics, contortionists and more. Children and adults will fall over in laughter from watching Francesco the Clown. We also cannot forget the magnificent Ringmaster who brings everything to life! It is clear to see that there is something for everyone at the Big Apple Circus!
The Big Apple Circus is not only an amazing theatrical performance, it is affordable too with ticket prices starting at only $20! Plus, children under 3 are always FREE when they are on the lap of a paying adult! Tickets can be purchased online at www.bigapplecircus.org or by calling 888 541-3750. You can also visit the Circus Box Office in front of the Big Top beginning February 25, 2015. The show runs for 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission, but new this year, there will be 75 minute family performances without intermission on Wednesdays at 11am and 6:30pm. Tickets are Buy One Get One Free for these shows as well! What a great value!
Want to win your own tickets to the Big Apple Circus? Of course you do! Mommy University is very proud to announce that we will be giving away 2 tickets to the opening night performance of this spectacular show at TD Bank Ballpark. It is on February 26, 2015 at 6:30pm.
Here are the rules and conditions for this amazing giveaway:
Participants MUST live in the United States.
The winner will be chosen by Rafflecopter.
The contest will run from February 2, 2015 through 12am on February 11, 2015.
The winner will be announced on February 11, 2015.
The winners will receive the two e-tickets directly from Mommy University via email.
The winners must respond within 2 days or another winner will be chosen.
To enter, participants can earn entries by: visiting the Mommy University Facebook page (likes are appreciated but not required), following Mommy University on Twitter, sharing the contest with friends and commenting on this blog post by answering the required question. One FREE entry can also be given when this option is chosen (you’re welcome).
No purchase is necessary to win.
Your chances of winning are dependent on the number of entries received.
**Please make sure you are available to attend the opening night performance before entering the giveaway.
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