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WEEKENDER / Entertainment

February 15, 2013

Rabbit Run hosts Rodgers & Hammerstein

Madison theater collaborates with Lakeland for production



March 17, is a matinee performance beginning at 3 p.m. preceded by a buffet brunch at 12:30 p.m. The brunch features a variety of fruit and pasta salads, a waffle and omelet station, scramble eggs with cheese, bacon, maple sausage and cheesy potatoes or corned beef hash, roasted pork loin with a bourbon maple glaze  and assorted scones, Danish, coffee cake and muffins.

The benefit event entitled, “It Might As Well Be Spring” (based on a song in “A Grand Night for Singing”), is March 23.  McCormack’s spring-themed menu includes two entrees.  A pan-seared chicken breast stuffed with goat cheese and pears with a sage brown butter spring pea risotto or a five-spice rubbed pork tenderloin with a pineapple jus.

Dessert for the benefit evening will be supplied through a Confection Countdown in which guests bid by table for their favorite gourmet dessert donated by local businesses. Guests may also participate in an egg hunt giving them a chance to win an “All-Things-Rabbit Run” gift basket.  

Reservations for March 16 and 22 are $48, which includes the dinner at Mooreland and a show ticket. The brunch and show on March 17 is $40.  Reservations for the benefit dinner and show are $50.

Doors as Mooreland Mansion open at 5:30 p.m. for the evening events and at 12:30 p.m. for March 17

Ticket reservations for dinner and the show may be made calling the Rabbit Run Theater box office at 428-7092 Wednesday through Sunday, 3 to 7 p.m.

 Performance only tickets are $17 may also be reserved by calling the box office.

Evening performances begin at 8 p.m.  Show tickets may be picked up at Lakeland Civic Theatre box office the night of the performance beginning at 7 p.m.  The matinee on March 17 begins at 3 p.m. with the box office opening at 2 p.m.

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