Photo Flash: First Look at History Theatre's CHRISTMAS OF SWING
The show features thirty-six of The Andrews Sisters' signature song and dance numbers including "Let It Snow," "Christmas in Killarney," "Mele Kalikimaka" and many more along with swing versions of traditional Christmas tunes. There will also be special guest appearances by folks like Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Abbott & Costello, and Santa. The show also touches on the realities of a hard-fought war on foreign soil by including excerpts from real letters written by World War II soldiers.
Tickets: Tier 1 $40; Tier 2 $36; Tier 3 $32 Seniors (60+ years old) get $2 off regular ticket prices | Students (5 to 18 years old): $15 Discount rates are available for groups of 12 or more. History Theatre Box Office at 651.292.4323 or www.historytheatre.com/tickets.
For 35 years, the History Theatre Experience has created: Inspiration. The History Theater Experience brings real stories about real people to the stage in an immediate experience that touches our lives. 111 world premiere performances, more than any other theater in the Twin Cities. The History Theatre is one of the country's most impressive new play development homes – bringing to full production new work by Jeffrey Hatcher, Melanie Marnich, Craig Wright, Kim Hines, Dorie Baizley, John Olive, Kira Obolensky, and more. Brave, entertaining explorations of all the histories that make up our diverse community. From Farm Boys to Snapshots: Life in the City, from the celebratory Wellstone! to the dark, complex Piece of the Rope about Minnesota's first public execution, HT has moved Minnesotans to rediscover, relive, and respect every piece of their history. More than 200,000 students have connected with history through performances at HT.
Photo Credit: Scott Pakudaitis
The Andrews Sisters take the stage.
The Andrews Sisters
Patty Andrews sings a solo.
Maxene Andrews thinks about a soldier in WWII.
LaVerne Andrews holds a soldier's letter.
The Andrews Sisters and Bing Crosby in HI.
The Andrews Sisters salute.
The Andrews Sisters around Vic's piano.
The Andrews Sisters kick up their heels.
The Andrews Sisters and "the fourth Andrews Sister" Lou Levy.
The Andrews Sisters and Bing Crosby in Santa's workshop
The Andrews Sisters