ZACH Theatre A Holiday Destination! A Christmas Carol, This Wonderful Life & Holiday Heroes

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Three Spectacular Live Shows

ZACH Theatre has performances to suit every age and taste this holiday season. Dave Steakley’s brand-new musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol<http://ZACHTheatre.org/show/christmas-carol>, plays from November 26 through December 28, 2014 on stage at the Topfer Theatre, Martin Burke’s captivating one-man performance of This Wonderful Life<http://ZACHTheatre.org/show/wonderful-life> plays on the intimate Whisenhunt Stage from November 28 through December 28, 2014 and Holiday Heroes<http://ZACHTheatre.org/show/holiday-heroes-2014> returns for the 16th straight year, this year on stage at the Topfer Theatre, for two public performances only, on Saturday, December 13 and Saturday December 20, 2014. christmas carol pic

Spectacular holiday carols and surprising anachronistic tuneful classics whisk your family on a captivating ride with the three soulful, rockin’ ghosts in Scrooge’s transformative dream. A Christmas Carol features a traditional Victorian setting and gorgeous period costumes, but with a musical score that spans genres and eras, from rousing gospel to rock-n-soul favorites, and from nostalgic harmony classics to contemporary hits.

Back by popular demand, This Wonderful Life<http://www.zachtheatre.org/show/this-wonderful-life> plays November 28-December 28 on the Whisenhunt stage, starring Martin Burke of ZACH’s The Santaland Diaries and Harvey.  Based on the classic holiday film It’s a Wonderful Life, Burke plays all 37 characters in Bedford Falls including “George Bailey” a la Jimmy Stewart, “Mary,” “Clarence the Angel” and “Old Man Potter.” This comical romp underscored with tender sweetness is a joyous gift for all ages. This Wonderful Life is written by STEVE MURRAY, and directed by RICHARD ROBICHAUX. this wonderful life picZACH’s Family Series<http://www.zachtheatre.org/2013-2014-family-series> presents Holiday Heroes<http://tickets.zachtheatre.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=1865>, guaranteed to delight families and children ages three and up. The popular and hilariously fun holiday sing-along show created by Shaun Wainwright-Branigan and Jerome Schoolar is in its 16th year! Our heroes, Ernie and Rufus are ready for the holidays when too much fun causes a raucous mix up of Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa. Celebrate the season with singing, laughter, and seasonal cheer for all.

Tickets for A Christmas Carol and This Wonderful Life start at $25. Tickets for Holiday Heroes are $20. Tickets are available online at www.zachtheatre.org<http://www.zachtheatre.org>, by phone at 512-476-0541 ext. 1, or in person at the ZACH Theatre Box Office, in the Topfer Theatre, 202 South Lamar Blvd. (corner of Riverside Drive and South Lamar Blvd.) Monday through Saturday, 12 noon – 7 pm.  ZACH Theatre is wheelchair accessible.  Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more. Student Rush Tickets are $18 one hour before show time (with valid ID).

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Posted by Damita Miller-Shanklin

damita@ujimamagazine.com

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