For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
gillerand@georgian.edu

Dr. Donovan’s Miracle Medicine Show Comes to Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 5, 2007—On Friday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m., join Dr. Donovan and his wacky cast of Wild West characters as they present a potpourri of your favorite traditional songs and outrageous comedy sketches straight from Captain Billy’s Wizz Bang. The family-friendly show will be held in the Little Theatre on Georgian Court’s Lakewood campus.

Dr. Donovan’s Miracle Medicine Show re-creates an old-time medicine show, popular in the United States around the turn of the last century. The shows were structured around entertainers who could be expected to draw a crowd who would listen to, and then undoubtedly purchase, the “medicines” offered by the “doctor” who made two or three sales pitches a night. Perhaps after hearing Dr. Donovan’s pitch, you’ll be persuaded to take home a bottle of his Miracle Elixir Juice!

This unique musical comedy revue is presented by St. George Productions, a Medford, New York-based historic production company. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. The production is free to GCU community with proper ID, but reservations are required. For more information or for reservations, contact the Office of Conference and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or specialevents@georgian.edu.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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