Westminster College Celebrity Series for Kids to Present The Velveteen Rabbit April 9

Thursday, March 14, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Celebrity Series for Kids will present The Enchantment Theatre Company's The Velveteen Rabbit Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

"When a child loves you for a long, long time...then you become real," says the horse to the Velveteen Rabbit in Margery Williams' famous and much-loved literary classic. A plush rabbit, given as a gift to a young boy, yearns for the day the boy will choose him as his special playmate, so that he can become real.

This innovative production combines the theatrical magic and signature style of Enchantment Theatre with the musical magic of Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning composer/arranger Don Sebesky. With an original musical score, life-sized puppets, masks and magic, Enchantment Theatre Company brings to life this charming tale of love and devotion, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience for the whole family.

The show is sponsored by Westminster's Drinko Center for Experiential Learning, Dr. Richard Ribarevski Orthodontics, Family Medical Care of Lawrence County, Park Inn by Radisson, Dr. Pek C. Teh, M.D., F.A.C.O.G and PCT Health Network, Inc.

Tickets are still available from the Celebrity Series box office at (724) 946-7354. Visit www.westminster.edu/celebrity for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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