Whittier College News Release
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Gabriela Baez or Caye Brundage Riley at (562) 907-4974
Oct. 28, 2003
The Tale of
Rumplestiltskin Spins on the Whittier College Stage
Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre presents Rumplestiltskin
2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2
The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College
13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, Calif.
$8 for the general public, $6 for students and senior citizens with ID.
Sharon Whitney’s sparkling musical adaptation of the classic Grimm Brothers’
story, tells the tale of a girl faced with the impossible task of spinning straw
into gold. The beautifully crafted bunraku puppets bring the miller, his
daughter, the king and the mysterious Rumplestiltskin to life, and the songs and
magic of the timeless story will delight everyone. The performers are visible
and costumed as narrators, bringing an added depth to the production.
Tickets are available by calling the Shannon Center Box Office at (562)
An outreach program for students from Lincoln, El Portal and Hoover elementary
schools will be held at
on Monday, Nov. 3.
Call David Palmer, Shannon Center theatre manager, at (562) 907-4835 for more