HU theater, music departments bring the holiday spirit to the stage
FOR RELEASE: Thursday, November 11, 2010Huntington, Ind. - The Huntington University Theatre Company and Huntington Universitymusic department are thrilled to present "'Tis the Season: an Exciting Christmas Musical Revue" during the week of Dec. 1-4.
Bring the whole family to enjoy the merriment of the holiday season; but more importantly, come to rejoice in the miracle of the birth of Christ. There will be singing, dancing, music and drama all wrapped up in an evening of delightful entertainment. The show features such songs as "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," "Blue Christmas," "Deck the Halls" and many other popular Christmas tunes as well as many of your favorite carols and religious Christmas songs.
"'Tis the Season" will run from Dec. 1-4 in Zurcher Auditorium in the Merillat Centre for the Arts on Huntington University's campus. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for students and seniors, $6 for children 13 and younger, $5 for HU students and $9 for HU faculty/staff.
For reservations, call the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
"'Tis the Season: A Christmas Celebration" is directed by Jay Duffer, choreographed by Melissa Duffer and musically directed by Dr. George Killian.
For more information, visit www.huntington.edu/theater.
Featured performers include:
Nate Adams, a sophomore theater performance and theater education double major from Pueblo, Colo.
Breana Balliet, a junior theater performance and music double major from Van Wert, Ohio.
Philip Black, a senior theater performance major from Fort Wayne, Ind.
Brittany Blazier, a freshman choral education major from Ossian, Ind.
Matt Craig, a junior film production major with a theater minor from Lima, Ohio.
Bethany Edlund, a senior theater performance major from Fort Wayne, Ind.
Jessica Elliot, a sophomore theater performance major from Hillsboro, Kan.
Samantha Freeman, a senior theater performance major from Portland, Ind.
Katie Geders, a senior special education and elementary education double major from Huntington, Ind.
Meagan Heffner, a junior theater performance major from Reading, Pa.
Kieran Jackson, a senior psychology major from Centerville, Pa.
Jacob Keefer, a junior worship leadership major from Willshire, Ohio.
Kris Kreager, a sophomore music business major from Columbia City, Ind.
Hannah Megill, a senior theater education major from Sterling, Ill.
Audra Rittenhouse, a freshman vocal performance major from Huntington, Ind.
Mary Russell, a senior theater performance major from Columbia, Mo.
Philip Slane, a senior choral education major from Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kate Smith, a junior theater performance major with a music and Bible and religion double minor from Centerville, Ohio.
Elaine Stoughton, a senior history major with a theater minor from Xenia, Ohio.
Courtney Swenson, a senior theater performance major from Landenberg, Pa.
Molly Williams, a freshman theater performance and vocal performance double major with a minor in worship studies from Logansport, Ind.