The Civic Theatre Guild is reviving Christmas at the Carriage House, a combination of “reader’s theater” and music.
Directed by Pat Tomsovic and Kandi Davis, the show will begin with a reading of Truman Capote’s heartwarming story entitled “A Christmas Memory” by Stu and Norleen Healy.
While appearing on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse program, Tomsovic told listeners that when Christmas at the Carriage House began back in 1999, they wanted to put on a different kind of holiday seasonal show.
Set in the 1930’s in small town Alabama, Capote’s home state, this story recalls the special friendship between a young boy and his elderly cousin as they prepare for their very own holiday traditions.
Kandi Davis directs the theater portion of the program.
During the intermission, guests will be treated to hot cider and homemade goodies while the musicians prepare the stage for the second portion of the evening.
Tomsovic has gathered a group of the area’s acoustic talent to share a selection of Christmas songs, some familiar tunes, and some not so familiar, but she hopes the audiences will love the selections and that it will inspire attendees into the holiday mood.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 – 10, and 2 p.m. Dec. 11.
Tickets available in advance through the WYO Theater, here – and at the door of the Carriage House an hour before showtime.