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March 24, 2009

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO PRESENT ‘THE TALES OF UNCLE REMUS: THE ADVENTURES OF BRER RABBIT’

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Children’s Theater Production will be “The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit” by Julius Lester April 1 and 3.

The show will be performed at 6:30 p.m. EDT both nights in the University Theater in the Alumni Building on the main campus.

The cast includes the following CU students: Debra Brady, Campbellsville, Bear; Brittany Coyle, Campbellsville, Skunk; Dustin Duvall, Owenton, Ky., Wolf; Amanda Edmondson, Morganfield, Ky., Brer Rabbit; Chanelle Gardner, Campbellsville, Fox;

Bridgette McIlwaine, Campbellsville, Sparrow; Kenneth Ramsey, Campbellsville, Lion; and Rachel Szabo, Florence, Ky., Turtle.

Tickets are general admission at $2.50. Call the theater office at (270) 789-5266 for information.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.