Ring in the Holiday Season with TAM's EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD…

Start the holiday season off with a BANG. TAM's hilarious holiday extravaganza Every Christmas Story Ever Told...(and then some!) is the perfect opportunity to ring in the season that will have you laughing into the New Year! The play begins as yet another version of A Christmas Carol and takes "a wrong turn in Albuquerque" on the way to a B.H.C. (Beloved Holiday Classic) Smackdown between A Christmas Carol and It's a Wonderful Life. Santy Claus, Rudolph (or in this case Gustav), the Grinch, and just about every other seasonal character makes an appearance in this fast, furious, and slightly irreverent take on holiday classics and traditions.

Here's the story: Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three intrepid actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told-add a sprinkling of Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to contemporary pop-culture, and every carol ever sung-and you've got a madcap romp through the holiday season.

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... (and then some!) features James Noel Hoban, Ian Kramer, and Grace Bauer; directed by Dawn McAndrews with set and lights by Jim Alexander, costume design by Elizabeth Rocha, and sound design by Elizabeth Nelson. Every Christmas Story Ever Told... is sponsored by TexTech Industries. This production is best suited for revelers ages 13 and up.

On Thanksgiving Day, all tickets are just $10 for our 7:30 p.m. performance. After your feast, bring your whole family out for a night full of holiday cheer. Non-perishable food donations are being accepted for the Monmouth Food Pantry. Tickets for all other performances are $25.

Theater at Monmouth is a unique destination with something for everyone. Whether you want to celebrate with your employees, thank vendors or clients, or just bring a bunch of friends together to start a holiday tradition, TAM is the place to go for great professional theatre in Northern New England's most intimate and unique venue, Cumston Hall. For an additional fee, we can assist you in planning catering in our Helen Melledy Hall. For more information contactboxoffice@theateratmonmouth.org or 207.933.9999; we'll be happy to help you plan your groups' visit to Monmouth.

Performance calendar: PREVIEW 11/4 at 7:30 p.m.; OPENING 11/25 at 7:30 p.m.; additional performance dates 11/26, 11/27, 12/1, 12/2, 12/3 at 7:30 p.m.; 11/26, 11/27, 12/3, 12/4 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $25. For calendar and reservations, please contact the TAM Box Office at 207.933.9999 or visit www.theateratmonmouth.org.

Theater at Monmouth, founded in 1970, was named the Shakespearean Theater of Maine by the State Legislature in 1975. Thetheatre's mission is to present innovative approaches to Shakespeare and other classic plays through professional productionsthat enrich the lives of people throughout Maine. Since its founding, TAM has produced expertly crafted, engaging productions inits three-month Summer Repertory Season entertaining audiences from 36 states and through Education Tours annuallyreaching more than 15,000 students statewide.

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