Thursday, December 5, 2013

The Velveteen Rabbit at Old Creamery

Hannah Spina and Jeff Haffner
Amana - The Old Creamery Theatre Company’s Theatre for Young Audiences is excited to announce the opening of The Velveteen Rabbit to start your family’s holiday season celebration. The show premieres on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. on The Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage; it runs through Saturday, Dec. 21.

In this delightful classic set to music, the Velveteen Rabbit longs to become real. Alone, forgotten, and teased by other toys, the Velveteen Rabbit’s world changes forever when he gets tucked into bed one night with the Boy. Illustrating the musings of the wisest toy in the box, will a toy become real once a child really loves it?

Directed by Sean McCall of Marengo, IA, the cast of The Velveteen Rabbit includes Tyler Brown of Nashville, TN; Katie Colletta of Rockton, IL; Jeff Haffner of Cleveland; Jackie McCall of Marengo, IA; Nikki Savitt of Arlington Heights, IL; Hannah Spina of Cedar Rapids, IA; and Alexander Quitman Volpi of Maysville, NC.

The Velveteen Rabbit is adapted from the classic story by Margery Williams, with book and lyrics by George Gray and music by Chris Talbert.

Shows are at 11 a.m. on Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, and Dec. 21. A weeknight performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19. Tickets are $8.50 per person. All seating is reserved. Walk-ins are always welcome if seats are available; however, reservations for The Velveteen Rabbit are highly recommended.

To order tickets, call the box office at 319-622-6262 or visit The Velveteen Rabbit is sponsored by Scheels and 96.5 Kiss Country.

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