Porchlight Music Theatre Presents Festive Holiday Events 12/6

Porchlight Music Theatre will present its 2nd annual one-night-only Holiday Sing-a-Long concert on Sunday, December 6th at 6:00pm at Theatre Building Chicago, located at 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Audience members of all ages are encouraged to attend, where they'll be invited to sing-a-long as favorite holiday songs are performed by a cast of some of the finest musical talent in Chicago.

The cheerful festivities will also include a pre-show book signing of Scared of Santa: Scenes of Terror in Toyland, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Scared of Santa: Scenes of Terror in Toyland, by CHICAGO TRIBUNE editors Denise Joyce and Nancy Watkins, is a hilarious collection of over 250 priceless photos of kids' traumatic trips to Santa's workshop, along with delightful commentary on unforgettable childhood visits to Saint Nick. The Holiday Sing-a-Long concert will run in two acts and during intermission guests will be served complimentary holiday cookies, refreshments and hot cocoa generously donated by Peet's Coffee and Tea, 1000 W. North Avenue.

Tickets for this family-friendly event are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. There are a limited number of tickets available; make a reservation by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre office at 773-325-9884 or email info@porchlighttheatre.com.

Porchlight Music Theatre is Chicago's music theatre leader; producing award-winning interpretations of classic musicals and cutting-edge new works on intimate stages. The company is recognized for providing nurture and challenge for stars-in-the-making as well as veteran performers. The company has staged 36 shows including four world premieres, among them, The Teapot Scandals, its first work developed through Off the Porch, Porchlight's new works program, as well as seven Chicago premieres. An Equity theater since 2004, the company has already received a total of 33 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations resulting in 11 Jeff Awards.

Porchlight Music Theatre is partially supported by generous contributions from the A.R.T League, the Arts Work Fund at the Chicago Community Trust, the William Blair & Company Foundation, Capri Capital, LLC, a City Arts Program 2 Grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council (a state agency), the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the National Association of Realtors, and Peoples Energy.

Tickets to the December 6 Holiday Sing-a-Long concert are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. There are a limited number of tickets available; make a reservation by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre office at 773-325-9884 or email info@porchlighttheatre.com. Porchlight Music Theatre is also presenting a live stage production of Miracle on 34th Street based on the holiday film classic through January 3, 2010. The regular schedule for Miracle on 34th Street is Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Single tickets are $40.00, with discounts available for students and seniors. Single Tickets may be purchased through the box office at Theatre Building Chicago 773.327.5252 or www.TicketMaster.com. Group Sales Discounts are available through Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or 866.809.3075.

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