Prop Thtr Presents A RENAISSANCE HOLIDAY
In celebration of the winter solstice, Prop Thtr presents A Renaissance Holiday - a holiday-themed variety show - on Friday, Dec. 22 at 8 pm. Perfect for the family, and all ages, A Renaissance Holiday features live music performance; juggling; folk, belly, and Russian gypsy dance; and Shakespeare. Included in the line-up: choir music by The Court and Country Singers, Juggler Brad French, belly dance with swords by Piper, Russian gypsy dance (The Snow Queen) by Viktoria, folk-inspired dance performed by the Prop Thtr dancers, Shakespearean banter by Paul Brennan, dance by Clara Bell, singing minstrels Kyle-Ann Greer and Sharon Waltham, and a Special Theatrical Tribute to Krakus.
A Renaissance Holiday will occur at the Prop Thtr, 3502-3504 N. Elston Ave in Avondale. Tickets are now on sale at www.propthtr.org.
The Prop Thtr is a DIY incubator for new performance work in all disciplines, and is a charter member of both The League of Chicago Theaters and the National New Play Network. Prop Thtr produces new plays, special events, rolling world premieres with their NNPN members; they also helped launch The New Play Exchange and co-produce the annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival. Prop Thtr is a renter of performance and rehearsal space and camp/class space and collaborates with productions on location and around the city. Prop Thtr is an Illinois Not-For-Profit 501c3 Organization that benefits from support by the MacArthur Fund of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and The Illinois Arts Council, in addition to being supported by artists and audiences of Illinois.