Saturday, March 13, 2010

Press Release -

Snow White performance at Wingate University

Contact: Jennifer Gaskins
Director of Marketing & Communications 704-233-8117

Wingate, NC. -- The classic children’s fairytale about a princess who is poisoned by her wicked stepmother, the Queen, but is saved by Prince Charming is coming to the stage with the Magical Marionette Theatre in the Recital Hall at Wingate University’s George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center.

“Snow White” will be performed at 7 p.m. Fri., March 26 and 3 p.m. Sat., March 27 as part of Wingate University’s Family Feature Series.

“Snow White” was originally written by the Brothers Grimm in 1937. The play tells the tale of a beautiful princess named Snow White who is befriended by seven dwarfs and hidden from her stepmother who is jealous of Snow White’s beauty. The play follows Snow White’s life in the woods through her final confrontation with her wicked stepmother.

Tickets for children 12 and under are free with the purchase of a $5 adult ticket. To purchase tickets, please call 704-233-8316. Visit the University’s website www.wingate/edu/culture for more information about this and other performances.

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,159 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery and community service.

Wingate offers more than 34 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, communication, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration. In addition, the school awards the doctor of pharmacy and the doctor of education degrees.

Bulldog student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past three years.


The Dutchess said...

Just watched the video and this was hillarious...Great puppeteers,its sooo difficult,BUT FUN! Wish you and your lovely family 'toi toi toi' with the play:)

Happy Weekend!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

This is magnificent, to see your heart's and hand's work develop into a gift for many people to see...Tita, I wish you all the love and success and joy God has stored up for you and the family. I wish I could be there. Beautiful work my dearest...Nita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

You are going to be worries...keep calm and all will go well! Nita

The Pixie Knoll said...

Good luck with the Snow White performance! You will do well I'm sure. Have loads of fun. :-)


julie campbell said...

Good luck Patricia, hoping all goes well and you all have a wonderful show
julie xx

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh my sweet friend whom I miss terribly! I am excited to know however, that you are working on such a wonderful project, and I hope you will share your hard work with us all! Thank you for visiting my blog today; it is always special when you come by!!! Bisous my sweet, wonderful sister! Nita

Julia said...

I just found your blog. I direct a puppet team. We don't use marionettes, but I think they are so awesome.