Wizard of Oz Production This Weekend at the Palace Theater

March 6, 2007

Grab your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road to the Wizard of Oz Friday through Sunday, March 9-11 at the Palace Theater, 34 W. Broad St., Columbus. The Wizard of Oz is produced by the Pleasure Guild of Childrens Hospital and benefits Childrens Hospice Program.

Show times are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Sundays performance offers a section for the hearing impaired.

Tickets are $15 for Mezzanine seating and $20 for Orchestra/Loge seating. To purchase tickets, call CAPA ticket office at (614) 469-0939 or Ticketmaster outlets at (614) 431-3600 (www.ticketmaster.com). 

About the Pleasure Guild of Childrens Hospital
The Pleasure Guild of Childrens Hospital is a volunteer organization of more than 70 central Ohio women whose mission is to raise funds and provide volunteer services to the hospital. Since 1958, Pleasure Guilds principal fund raiser has been an annual childrens play, planned and produced entirely by volunteers with the assistance of actors and directors.

Pleasure Guild has raised over $2.5 million for the children of Columbus Childrens Hospital, and in recent years, Childrens Hospice Program.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.