‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ at The Old Creamery Theatre through Dec. 21

The Old Creamery Theatre Company’s Theatre for Young Audiences is excited to announce the opening of “The Velveteen Rabbit” to start your family’s holiday season celebration.

The show premiered on Nov. 30 on The Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage and will run through Dec. 21.

In this delightful classic set to music, the Velveteen Rabbit longs to become real.

Alone, forgotten, and teased by other toys, the Velveteen Rabbit’s world changes forever when he gets tucked into bed one night with the Boy. Illustrating the musings of the wisest toy in the box, will a toy become real once a child really loves it?

Directed by Sean McCall, of Marengo, the cast of “The Velveteen Rabbit” includes Tyler Brown, of Nashville, Tenn.; Katie Colletta, of Rockton, Ill.; Jeff Haffner, of Cleveland; Jackie McCall, of Marengo; Nikki Savitt ,of Arlington Heights, Ill.; Hannah Spina, of Cedar Rapids; and Alexander Quitman Volpi, of Maysville, N.C.

“The Velveteen Rabbit” is adapted from the classic story by Margery Williams, with book and lyrics by George Gray and music by Chris Talbert.

Shows are at 11 a.m. Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21. A weeknight performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Dec. 19.

Tickets are $8.50 per person. All seating is reserved. Walk-ins are always welcome if seats are available; however, reservations for “The Velveteen Rabbit” are highly recommended.

To order tickets, call the box office at 319-622-6262 or visit www.oldcreamery.com. “The Velveteen Rabbit” is sponsored by Scheels and 96.5 Kiss Country.