Commentary
9:22 am
Mon November 25, 2013

At Play: Holidays On Stage

Now through December 22 you can catch Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Crown Uptown. This musical tells the story of two showbiz friends putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. The show features memorable songs such as “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,” “Happy Holiday,” “Sisters,” “Blue Skies,” and the title tune.

Wichita Community Theatre presents Joe Landry’s It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play November 29-December 22. Inspired by the classic film, this production is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. A small group of actors perform the voices of all the characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects.

The Forum Theatre presents A Christmas Carol. Witness the haunting story of Ebeneezer Scrooge's redemption as he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Starring Shaun Michael Morse as Scrooge and Karla Burns as The Ghost of Christmas Present. This production begins December 5 and closes December 22.

Finally, Mosley Street Melodrama presents Derbysville: The Town of Misfit Toys with A Very Mosley Christmas musical comedy revue. When Barbie and G.I. Joe Joe are dropped into the town of Derbysville, they believe it is to wait for Christmas Eve when Santa will stop by to pick them up and deliver them to a good little girl and boy for the Holidays. Unfortunately, they are informed by Ken, Malibu Barbie, and Chatty Cathy that they have been left there for good by the evil Mr. Potter who has been making Misfit Toys to ruin Christmas. Now they must figure out how to stop Mr. Potter and C.O.B.R.A. toys from making any more unwanted toys and save Christmas for the children of the world.