American Repertory Ballet Announces “Nutcracker in July” Promotions and Ticket Giveaway Social Media Contest

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Alexis Branagan, Director of Marketing and PR, American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School; abranagan@arballet.org

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 22, 2015

PRINCETON and RAHWAY, NJ – July 1 through July 31, American Repertory Ballet will be celebrating “Nutcracker in July,” offering discounted tickets for Nutcracker performances at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway and McCarter Theatre in Princeton. Additionally, ARB is celebrating the July kick-off of ticket sales for this holiday classic with community partners in downtown Princeton, who will be involved in ARB’s social media contest. The contest winner will receive 4 complimentary tickets to Nutcracker at McCarter Theatre.

Using the promotional code “ARBJulyNut” at both Union County PAC and McCarter Theatre will allow patrons to purchase tickets to ARB’s Nutcracker for 10% off the original price. ARB’s Nutcracker will come to Union County PAC on Saturday, November 21 at 2:00pm. For tickets, call 732.499.8226 and mention the promo code or visit the events page on www.ucpac.org and enter the promo code when purchasing. ARB will present Nutcracker at McCarter Theatre Thanksgiving weekend: Wednesday, November 25 at 7:30pm, Friday, November 27 at 2:00pm and 5:30pm, and Saturday, November 28 at 2:00pm and 5:30pm. Call 609.258.2787 or visit www.mccarter.org and use the promo code.

“Nutcracker in July” posters will be displayed in various shops and restaurants in downtown Princeton. Take a “selfie” with each poster and post on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter with #ARBJulyNut to be entered in a drawing for 4 complimentary tickets to one of ARB’s Nutcracker performances at McCarter Theatre. Participating merchants are: Olsson’s Fine Foods, PJ’s Pancake House, Princeton Record Exchange, The Bent Spoon, Triumph Brewing Company, and more. The winner of the contest will be drawn on August 1, 2015 and will be notified via social media.

All “Nutracker in July” information and updates will be posted at www.arballet.org/NutcrackerInJuly starting on July 1.

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