SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 30, 2016 – Pioneer Theatre Company, continuing a tradition that began in 2011, begins its annual holiday drive coinciding with the opening of the musical, Oliver!
Patrons are requested to bring canned or boxed food and drop them off in the theatre lobby before the performance they are attending. Oliver! runs from December 2 to December 17, 2016.
“We’re happy to continue this tradition with Utah Food Bank,” said Chris Lino, Managing Director for Pioneer Theatre Company. “We have hundreds of patrons coming in every night, filled with holiday spirit, and Utah Food Bank is a wonderful partner to harness the spirit of Christmas giving.”
“Pioneer Theatre Company’s patrons were so generous when we partnered with them in 2012 and again in 2015; we are thrilled that they are bringing their patrons to the table again this year to help us fight hunger in Utah,” said Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank Chief Development Officer.
The theatre will collect donations in the lobby throughout the run of Oliver!. Volunteers will deliver donations to Utah Food Bank.
Pioneer Theatre Company presents Oliver!, the Charles Dickens’ classic turning into a musical, Friday, December 2 through Saturday, December 17, 2016. No ticket is required to make a donation in the theatre’s lobby.
For ticket information, please visit www.pioneertheatre.org.
Pioneer Theatre Company
Utah Food Bank
“Food, Glorious Food!” food drive, accepting boxed and canned food, and cash donations, during the run of Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Oliver!
Patrons are encouraged to bring donations when they arrive for their performance of the musical, which runs from December 2, 2016 to December 17, 2016, although donations can be accepted at any time.