All About Santa – ADDED SHOW of the Classic Rudie-DeCarlo Holiday Musical
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“An afternoon of theatre magic!” exclaims LA Splash Magazine. The Tolucan Times raves,“Kids from ‘one to 92’ can get into the holiday spirit with this show that provides great family fun, spreading feel good holiday vibes. The show, written and directed by Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie sends the universal message that commercialism and materialism will not prevail over the true meaning of the Christmas holiday: warmth, love, giving, family and joy to the world. This hip musical is a thoroughly modern look at the goings on in Santa’s Toy Shop at the North Pole. The combination of an extraordinary ensemble, a fresh, original script, song and dance, and dazzling costumes makes for a most memorable performance and the perfect venue for birthday and holiday parties. Oh, what fun it is to share in the magic that is All About Santa.” Where has Santa gone? And how can the inhabitants of the North Pole save the spirit of the holidays from the diabolical machinations of an all-too-commercial world? Complete with perky elves, zany inventors, toy soldiers and porcelain dolls, audiences boo the villain, cheer the heroine, and help to save the day in this delightful holiday event, perfect for the whole family!
It’s holiday time at the North Pole and everyone is in a tizzy – Santa has disappeared. Is he taking a vacation? Did the sleigh run out of spirits? Can Mrs. Claus keep the home fires burning and the toy shop churning until he can be found? And to make matters worse, who should appear on the scene but the Suits from Badison Avenue, ready and willing to “solve” the problem with a host of plans to make the holidays even more commercial than ever. The good North Pole folk in this heart-warming Victorian yuletide musical almost succumb to these sinister hijinks, but, with the help of the audience, love and good cheer conquers all, leaving the way clear for still another happy holiday season!
All About Santa features Mira Baum, Megan Combes, Katy Erin Corbell, Molly Gilman, Casey Maher and Mary Ann Pianka, with words and music by E. Rudie and Matthew Wrather, gorgeously detailed Victorian costumes by Ashley Hayes, and an outrageously delightful holiday set by James Cooper. Great for family gatherings, birthdays and holiday parties, too!
ADDED PERFORMANCE Saturday, December 19 at 1130 am!
$12.50 for kids 12 and under; $15.00 for adults.
For tickets: http://www.santamonicaplayhouse.com/all-about-santa.html or call 310-394-9779 ext 1.
By public transportation: take the Santa Monica Blue Bus or the LA Metro Rapid #720, exit 4th and Wilshire.