53rd Petroushka Ball

Hosted by:Russian Children's Welfar...
The Plaza Hotel, Grand Ballroom and Terrace Room 768 5th Ave Fifth Avenue at Central Park South New York, NY 10019

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Join us at The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom for the 53rd Annual Petroushka Ball, an unforgettable evening and New York City's most vibrant and elegant event to benefit the Russian Children's Welfare Society charitable programs.  
Reception - 8 pm
Dinner & Performance - 9 pm
Special Guest Stars
Appear by kind permission of the Metropolitan Opera
ANASTASIA The Musical on Broadway
Featuring Stephanie Rothenberg
Dancing - after 10 pm
 Lester Lanin Orchestra
Russian Folk & Gypsy Music
Dress Code: Strictly White or Black Tie, Long Ball Gowns
Age Requirement: 21 y.o. and up
All tickets are non-refundable following purchase

The Annual Petroushka Ball has been a longstanding tradition with New Yorkers since 1965. The success of the Petroushka Ball is contingent upon the on-going participation of local and international businesses, as well as RCWS’ patrons.  

We are offering advertising space in the 53rd Petroushka Ball journal that will be distributed at the event.  Ads may be a personal message or a business advertisement. 

All net proceeds from the 53rd Petroushka Ball will be directed towards RCWS’ charitable programs. You can support these programs and be a part of the Petroushka Ball in one or more of the following ways:

  • Placing advertisements in the Petroushka Ball program. The deadline is January 17, 2018
  • Purchasing tickets to the Ball;
  • Supplying products for the gift bags;
  • Donating prizes for the raffle or auction.

RCWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Founded in 1926, RCWS is dedicated to improving the lives of children at risk in Russia. The programs RCWS is currently undertaking include: college scholarships for orphans (currently 157 students), medical treatment for children with severe facial deformities, assistance to orphanages, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, schools, an annual “Yelka” (a Christmas and New Year celebration) in Moscow for over 1,000 disadvantaged children visiting from many areas of Russia and other projects.  Please visit our charity’s web site (www.rcws.org) for additional information.

 For sponsorships and other contributions, please contact RCWS at 212-473-6263  or main@rcws.org.

Purchase of a raffle ticket does not include admission to the event. Drawing to be held at the Ball on Friday, February 9th, 2018. Need not be present at drawing or event to win.   

We are looking forward to seeing you at the 53rd Petroushka Ball on February 9, 2018 at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Thank you for your support!
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