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The Christmas Revels®                                                                         in celebration of the Winter Solstice with traditional dance, processionals, carols & commedia dell’ arte

ChristmasRevels2014_PressRialto Theater, Tacoma

Saturday, December 13 at 2pm & 7:30*pm                        *December 13 at 7:30 will be ASL interpreted.    Sunday, December 14 at 1pm & 5:30pm             Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30pm                  Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30pm

Click the ticket flyer link for more ticket information   Christmas Revels Ticket Flyer 2014                          Tickets are on sale through Broadway Center for the Performing Arts.  On-line ticket link  Box office numbers are 253-591-5894 or 800-291-7593.  Box office is open 11am – 6pm Monday – Friday.

Many thanks to Marta Zekan at KING-FM for this interview with Christmas Revels Director       BJ Douglas and producer Mary Lynn about this year’s Christmas Revels and Puget Sound Revels.

Here’s a sneak preview of this year’s Christmas Revels :   The Christmas Revels program

Set in the glorious Italian Renaissance, this year’s Christmas Revels combines gorgeous costumes, handsome set, heavenly music, hilarious commedia, magic, a total eclipse of the sun (!) and Copernicus’s crazy idea that the earth is a planet spinning through the cosmos and circling the sun. Chaos ensues when a troupe of commedia actors show up in the thriving city-state of Salerno and the Prince disapproves of the entertainment they provide for his festa. Featured is Tony Curry, because Tony (like Copernicus) knows how to set things spinning! He joins Mark Rabe, Jon Lutyens, Shulamit Kleinerman, The Seattle Brass Ensemble, I nostri cantanti – grandi e piccolo (our adult and children’s choruses) singing wild, wonderful and meltingly beautiful music. Don’t miss this festive headlong whirl into the holidays.

RVRY_Logo_BLKWe are grateful to Revelry Vintners for their support of The Christmas Revels.  Please try their wonderful wine this year as a show of thanks for their gift – you’ll be glad you did.

On December 31st head downtown for Tacoma’s First Night.  What a wonderful way to ring in the New Year!  You can buy First Night tickets at our merchandise table in the lobby of the Rialto during the run of The Christmas Revels.

ALSO, use this Amazon Smile link and any Amazon purchases you make will automatically generate a donation to Puget Sounds Revels.  Easy.  Thanks!

robin & cast