CEN Celebrates 20 Years with "Cindy's Magic Snow Globe" at STAAR Theatre

Photo Caption: “Cindy’s Magic Snow Globe” features Franklin resident, Annalaura Lyon, as Cindy, and commercial entertainment student, Sarah Barberi, of Columbia as Peppermint. Pictured (left to right): Annalaura Lyon and Sarah Barberi.

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(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Dec. 3, 2014) - - - The Columbia State Community College Commercial Entertainment program will present its 20th annual holiday musical, featuring “Cindy’s Magic Snow Globe,” Dec. 12 at the STARR Theatre and Center for the Arts in Pulaski. 

Join Cindy and Peppermint for an adventure into the world of Christmas as seen through a child's imagination. With the help of Peppermint, the Christmas Fairy, Cindy can “Go anywhere, do anything!” Join the fun as Cindy visits the world of Scrooge, a princess party, and many other snow globe worlds.

“This year’s production is the premiere of a new, original musical,” said Cathy Hudnall, director and assistant professor of the commercial entertainment program. “For adults and children alike, this hour-long show is a perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your family.”

Opening for the Commercial Entertainment program are the Pulaski Performing Arts Center Dancers, under the direction of owner/choreographer, Sandy Slayton-Mavrotheris.

The show begins at 7 p.m., and lobby doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.  Front row seating is $10. Reserved seating is also available.

To purchase tickets, call (931) 363-7222 or visit www.staar-arts.org. STAAR Theatre is located at 105 North First Street in Pulaski. Additional information about the commercial entertainment program can be found at www.ColumbiaState.edu/CEN.

Music and lyrics were written by Hudnall and David Rivers, adjunct instructor of commercial songwriting. The musical is a collaboration between Hudnall, Rivers and Laura Carroll, adjunct instructor of dance and choreography, with dialogue revision assistance from Jamie Potter, commercial entertainment program graduate.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.

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