Photo Flash: The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE NIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Filled with romance, heartbreak and mystery, The Nights Before Christmas reveals the dramatic life of Clement C. Moore and the writing of the poem he gave to the world, "A Visit from St. Nicholas". Could such a sour-faced scholar write a trifle about a jolly elf in a red suit? Did he really pen the poem on a Christmas Eve sleigh ride? Could the rumors that he is not the author be true? But what secret prevents him from claiming it for his own?

It's a love story, a literary mystery, an ode to Christmases gone by - wrapped up in beautiful songs like "Christmas Belongs to Her", "Summers at Chelsea", "Tonight, My Lullaby", "Santa Claus is a Friend of Mine" and an inspiring musical version of "T'was the Night Before Christmas".

Tim Perrino Director; Steve Goers, Music Director; Maggie Perrino, Choreographer; Production Stage Manager, Holly M. Davis.

The cast includes: Matt Dentino (Clement C. Moore), Kalie Kaimann (Mary Clarke Moore), Sarah Viola (Catherine E. Moore), Jordan Darnell (Charity Moore), Phoenix Haigis (Young Clement Moore), Nora Darnell (Emily Moore), Bob Brunner (Lorenzo DaPonte), Julia Hasl Miller (Henrietta Steward), Gabriella Francis (Bridget, the Maid), Brandon Bentley (Frederick, The Butler), Lesley Hitch (Wihelmina, The Cook), Dylan McGill (James Ogden), Greg Bossler (Dr. Rush), and the Ensemble includes: Ashley Colbert, Will Reed, Heather Pfeiffer, Jamie Steele and Emily Carroll Martin.

The Nights Before Christmas

(Performances December, 2016)

Thurs. Dec. 1 - Fri. Dec. 2 - Sat. Dec. 3 - Sun. Dec. 4

Thurs. Dec. 8 - Fri. Dec. 9 - Sat. Dec. 10 - Sun. Dec. 11

Thurs. Dec. 15 - Fri. Dec. 16 - Sat. Dec. 17 (2 shows) - Sun. Dec. 18

Wed. Dec. 21 - Thurs. Dec. 22 - Fri. Dec. 23

Show times: Weds. and Thurs. at 7:30pm, Fri. and Sat. at 8:00pm, Sunday at 2pm

Where: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts - 4990 Glenway Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45238

Tickets: $27.00 for Adults, $24.00 for Seniors/Students.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com or by calling the box office at 513 241 6550.

Photo credit: Mikki Schaffner

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Photo Flash: The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE NIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Matt Dentino , Jordan Darnell, Sarah Viola, Nora Darnell

Photo Flash: The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE NIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Back row: Jordan Darnell and Matt Dentino

Front row: Nora Darnell and Sarah Viola

Photo Flash: The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE NIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Sarah Viola and Matt Dentino



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