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Charlotte's Webb production to be held in Wheelwright Auditorium

September 22, 2000

Charlotte's Web, a production of Theatreworks/USA, will be performed at Coastal Carolina University on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Tickets are $10; $5 for students under age 18.

E.B. White's beloved story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte comes to life in this theatrical adaptation by Joseph Robinette. This treasured tale, featuring many endearing farm animals, explores the themes of bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

Theatreworks/USA, founded in 1961, is America's foremost professional theater for young and family audiences. Its goal is to create imaginative and sophisticated shows that are educational, entertaining and thought-provoking. The group has helped to launch the careers of actors such as Henry Winkler, Judy Kuhn, and Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham, as well as four-time Tony Award winning director Jerry Zaks. Theatreworks has performed for approximately 54 million people in 49 states, with an annual audience of four million.< P> For more information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 349- 2502.