How The Grinch Stole Christmas
by Dr. Seuss
A Storyteller regales the audience with this heartwarming tale about learning the value of time with friends and family over possession of things.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
By Charles M Schulz
Based on the television special by
Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson
Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer
By Special Arrangement with
Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson
When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to learn what the real meaning of Christmas is.
Produced by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC
560 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
Good King Wenceslas
Text by John Mason Neale
13th Century English Traditional Tune
Three baritones present the song of Good King Wenceslas and his faithful page as they travel through the bitter weather to bring alms to a poor peasant.
A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens
Closing the evening is a live radio play of A Christmas Carol. Using the 1938 Campbell’s Playhouse script, our actors will bring you back to the days when Orson Wells was the narrator and Lionel Barrymore read Scrooge.
December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2014