St. Petersburg, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts President Julie Mastry escorted Clifford the Big Red Dog, along with his pal Emily Elizabeth, to All Children’s Hospital Sunday morning as a special treat for patients.
The characters were in town for an afternoon performance of Clifford the Big Red Dog – Live! at The Mahaffey.
Emily Elizabeth, played by actress Mae Rose Adubato, and Clifford went from room to room, where they met with, and entertained, patients and their families.
Download a high resolution photo of Julie Mastry (pictured at far left), Clifford, Emily Elizabeth and members of the All Children’s Hospital staff.
In this second photo, Clifford and friends visit with a patient and his family.
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.