Holiday Twists The Marco Players

TMP’s Reader’s Theater

Holiday Twists

7:00 – 8:30pm
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Four short plays that are sure to awaken your holiday spirit!

Reader’s Theater is a style of theater that involves no costumes, props, or memorization of lines. You will enjoy some new faces during this production that gives new volunteers and long-standing community theater lovers a chance to shine.

Readings

The First Thanksgiving – by J.C. Svec

Produced by special arrangement with Heartland Plays, Inc.

Travel back in time to the first Thanksgiving — not necessarily the one you think you know, but one that involves a hatchet in the middle of nowhere.

Directed by Kay Mayr

Kip Jones, Kay Mayr, Willie Mayr

Yes, Virginia – by Greg Freier

Produced by special arrangement with Heartland Plays, Inc.

Is there really a Santa Claus? Sam sure thinks so. But when his wife, Virginia catches him staring at the presents under the tree late Christmas eve proclaiming Santa is in the kitchen fixing a salad, she’s not buying it.

Directed by Jeff Hoover

Christi Lueck-Sadiq, Jeff Hoover, Les Williams

What the Dickens?! The Christmas Ghosts’ Crisis – by Karen Jones

Produced by special arrangement with PIONEER DRAMA SERVICE, INC.

Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future are with their workplace union representative and a budget positioned for holiday “trimmings” may send Christmas ghosts toward the proverbial chopping block.

Directed by Jeff Hoover

Kim Fisackerly, Christi Lueck-Sadiq, Terry Libby, Bill Fisackerly, Gregg Birr, Les Williams, Marie Prasek

Christmas Cameo – by EV Miller

Produced by special arrangement with PIONEER DRAMA SERVICE, INC.

The spirit of giving takes on a new dimension in this charming holiday comedy. A conniving teenager plans a kidnapping that ends with eyes wide open to a renewed relationship for Tammy, her kidnappers and her family.

Directed by Paula Keenan

Leonard Becker, Paula Keenan, Shelley Gothard, Jeff Hoover, Rhonda Brazina