Experience Heartbreak This Holiday Season at Letter of Marque's GIFTS This Weekend

Experience Heartbreak This Holiday Season at Letter of Marque's GIFTS This WeekendLetter of Marque Theater Company's new holiday play, based on the O'Henry's "Gift of the Magi," isn't afraid to be real. "Gifts," looks at the holiday season through the lens of a modern relationship, joys and heartbreaks included. The show picks up where O'Henry's heartwarming tale leaves off, following the young couple from Christmas to Christmas as they learn and re-learn what it means to give, to receive and what they really want for themselves and for each other.

Audience members over the past two weeks have commented on the surprising depth of the piece. "It has balls and brains." commented one theater-goer.

"It's about two people that, like all of us, are trying to figure each other out while also trying to figure themselves out." says writer/director and LoM co-founder Nolan Kennedy. "The show has plenty of holiday magic, but it also has a real, familiar and vulnerable heart."

And unlike most Christmas shows that cut into your holiday season budget, if you RSVP to this one, it's totally free. Letter of Marque offers this production as a "gift" to its audience, fulfilling part of their mission which is to make art accessible to everyone.

DETAILS:

Today, December 18th through 21st.

Thursday through Mondays. 8:00pm (Doors 7:30pm)

Sunday Matinee 5:00pm (Doors 4:30pm)

Access Theater | 380 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Free with online RSVP or $20 at the door

www.LoMTheater.org

LETTER OF MARQUE THEATER CO, is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary crew of actors, musicians, writers and directors that functions as a performance ensemble to produce new, original and re-imagined theater. LOM's mission is to create accessible, affordable and dynamic theater at little or no charge to their audiences. Last year, the innovative ensemble toured an original show, "Bully Me Down," to 11 bars across Brooklyn. Other past productions include The Pyrate Trials, for The Waterfront Museum; Gifts, at 5th Estate Bar; Don't Feed the Cats in Iraq, at The Place in Greenpoint, a collaboration with Vic Ruggerio (of the Slackers) on a staged reading based on Ruggerio's album and the writing Phil Nerges.

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