Whittier College News Release
Contact: Gabriela Baez or Caye Brundage Riley at (562) 907-4974
Reference: 03/04: 39
Date: Jan. 22, 2004
Hansel and Gretel Go to College
WHAT: California Theatre Center presents Hansel and Gretel.
WHEN: 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31
The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier
13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, Calif.
COST: $8 for the general public, $6 for students and senior citizens with ID.
ADD: Before it disappears, follow the trail of breadcrumbs to see the tale of two brave children who face an evil witch in this charming adaptation of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. This play has been presented at the Kennedy Center and it is one of the most popular plays in the California Theatre Center’s history. Now in its 28th season, the California Theatre Center is a company with three major programs: a resident company that performs primarily for students and families from October to May; a resident company that performs primarily for adults in the summer; and touring companies that perform regionally, nationally and internationally. Hansel and Gretel marks the company’s 18th appearance at the Shannon Center.
INFORMATION: Tickets are available by calling the Shannon Center Box Office at (562) 907-4203.
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