Media Advisory: Exclusive Performance of Peter Pan for Patients of Nationwide Childrens Hospital Sunday

February 22, 2013

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y

WHAT:    
Exclusive Performance of “Peter Pan” for Patients of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sunday
Cast members of the play, presented by Pleasure Guild, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s, will take patients on a journey to “Neverland”

WHEN:        
Sunday, February 24, 2013
1:30 p.m.
*Performance begins at 1:30pm; please allow time to park and be escorted to the performance area

WHERE:        
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Downtown campus; new main hospital lobby entrance
630 Children’s Dr.
Columbus, OH 43205
*Please park in the new underground parking garage accessible off of Parsons Avenue; take the elevators from the garage up to the first floor lobby to meet a representative for escort to the performance area; it is strongly encouraged that you call ahead of time to be assured an escort

WHO:    
All of the fairytale’s favorites including Peter Pan, Wendy, John, Michael, Captain Hook and his sidekick Smee, Tiger Lily, the Lost Boys, Nana the pet dog and, of course, the crocodile; Pleasure Guild members

ADDITIONAL INFO:    
Pleasure Guild, an auxiliary women’s volunteer group of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, is proud to give hospital patients an exclusive, complimentary preview performance of the play, “Peter Pan,” on Sunday, February 24 at the hospital. The performance is set to last approximately 40 minutes.

Pleasure Guild fundraises specifically on behalf of the hospital’s hospice and palliative care program and produces an annual theater production as its primary benefit. The production of “Peter Pan” is scheduled for March 8, 9 and 10, 2013, at the Palace Theatre in Columbus. Ticket-sale proceeds will benefit Nationwide Children’s and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Office located at 39 East State Street or by calling (614) 469-0939.Tickets are also available on Ticketmaster.

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CONTACT:
Mary Ellen Peacock
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Cell: (614) 937-7316

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 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 1.4 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 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.