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Theatre Presents "Over the River and Through the Woods"

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Cedarville University Theatre Program

After a successful 2011-2012 season, the Cedarville University Theatre Program looks forward to the upcoming productions including "Over the River and Through the Woods" opening Oct. 4. As pictured above, student Emily Bush Sheppard starred in "And Then There Were None" last year. Photo credit: Scott L. Huck/Cedarville University

by Bethany Brock, Public Relations Writer

September 18, 2012

Cedarville University’s Department of Art, Design, and Theatre presents Joe DiPietro’s “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a comedy  about Nick, a 28-year-old New Jersey native who lives with his traditional Italian grandparents.  When Nick is offered a glamorous and exciting job on the west coast, his grandparents begin thinking of ways to keep their beloved grandson home. Their plan is to introduce Nick to Caitlin O’Hare, a beautiful hometown girl.  Themes of family, professional goals, tradition and romance are all presented in a way that reminds audience members to celebrate the everyday gifts of life.

“Over the River and Through the Woods” opens Oct. 4, 2012 at 8 p.m. Evening shows begin at 8 p.m. on Oct. 4-6 and 12-13 with matinee shows on Oct. 5 - 6 and 13 at 2 p.m, and Oct. 14 at 3 p.m . The event is open to the public and tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, call 937-766-4491 or visit the Cedarville University “Over the River and Through the Woods” webpage.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University attracts 3,400 undergraduate, graduate and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Celebrating 125 years of inspiring greatness, Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community recognized nationally for rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. Visit the University online at

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Date: Oct. 4 - 6 and 11 - 14, 2012

Time: Evening shows begin at 8 p.m. (Oct. 4 - 6, and 12 - 13); matinees at 2 p.m. (Oct. 5 - 6, 13) and 3 p.m. (Oct. 14).

Location: Cedarville University, DeVries Theater in the Stevens Student Center

Address: Cedarville University, 251 N. Main St., Cedarville, Ohio (Campus Map)

Cost: Adults $12; students and children $10

Learn More: Call 937-766-4491 or visit Ticket Information

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