11/21/2012 11:39:00 AM Pippen At The Goodman A Christmas Carol
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen will take the stage this holiday season in the Goodman Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol.”
The theater said Thursday that the former NBA champion will appear in the Dec. 14 production with 7-year-old La’Ren Kimble from Make-A-Wish Illinois. La’Ren is from Rockford and suffers from kidney cancer. The Make-A-Wish Foundation says she loves acting and being in the limelight. The theater says Pippen and La’Ren will both have specially tailored costumes.
Pippen says he hopes to make his co-star La’Ren and the cast proud. Pippen was a member of the Chicago Bulls when the franchise won six NBA championships in the 1990s. The Hall of Famer is now special adviser to the team’s president and chief operating officer.