Shorter’s “Friends of Theatre” fundraiser to be held October 30
October 25, 2010 - The 8th annual “Shorter Showcase” will be held Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The annual fundraising event for the Shorter University Theatre Department will take place at “Arcadia,” the 1851 antebellum home of Rome residents Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Mooring.
A delightful array of musical selections will be performed during the evening by Shorter’s nationally recognized theatre and musical theatre students. Students will perform classic and current Broadway tunes as well as perform excerpts of upcoming theatre events. Guests will have the opportunity to tour Arcadia, as students will perform their pieces in various locations inside the Mooring home. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, provided by Rome’s La Scala restaurant, will be served to guests during the course of the evening.
The “Shorter Showcase” is the annual fundraiser for the Shorter Friends of Theatre organization. Proceeds from the event fund scholarships for talented students in need of financial assistance. Last year, the group awarded more than $7,000 in scholarships.
Tickets to the event are $35 each; $25 of the ticket cost is tax-deductible. Arcadia is located at 31 Orchard Spring Road in Rome.
For tickets or more information regarding the Shorter Showcase, contact:
Jim Ford at 706-291-8267 or
Jim Bradshaw at 706-378-3068
Checks can be made payable to Shorter University Friends of Theatre and can be sent to 102 Sequoia Drive SE, Rome, GA. 30161.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern college. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.