Media Advisory: Shrek the Musical to Perform Special Show for Nationwide Childrens Hospital Patients and Staff

February 22, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY

Shrek the Musical to Perform Special Show for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patients and Staff

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is making way for some ogre-sized fun!

Who:
Shrek the Musical cast

What:
Shrek cast will give Nationwide Children’s Hospital patients an exclusive sneak peek before the production hits the Palace Theatre in March! The annual family friendly, Broadway-quality production benefits central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care program.

When:
1 p.m.
Sunday, February 23, 2014

Where:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
630 Children’s Dr., Columbus, OH 43205
*Please call ahead for escort to the event location; parking available in the underground parking garage located near the new main hospital entrance

Contacts:
Elizabeth Stelzer
Pleasure Guild
(614) 315-8769

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

Additional Information:
Shrek performances are scheduled for March 7, 8 and 9, 2014, at the historic Palace Theatre in Columbus. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com or at the CAPA Ticket Office. For more information about Pleasure Guild or Shrek or to purchase tickets, please visit pleasureguild.org or call CAPA at 614-469-0939.

About Pleasure Guild
Pleasure Guild is the oldest woman’s auxiliary of Nationwide Children's Hospital, dating back to 1908. The organization is dedicated to raising funds, more than $200,000 annually, for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care program.  

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.