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Fountain Community Theater Presents "A Christmas Chaos" Dec. 8, 9, 14, 15, 16

 

December 6, 2017



Performers with the Fountain Community Theater will present the winter production of “A Christmas Chaos” by: Michael Wehrli at 7 p.m.  Dec. 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16, with a 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 9 at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 Alabama Ave, Fountain.

“This is a family friendly play all will enjoy,” a spokesperson said. 

Here is a synopsis of the play:

Gadzooks! The Royal Shakespeare Company hasn’t arrived as promised to perform their stirring rendition of “A Christmas Carol.” So our intrepid band of hapless actors and technicians must put together their own production in only seven hours! What a pity that they are not quite up to the task, even though they give it their all. Have you ever experienced backstage mayhem? Well you haven’t seen anything yet!

The play focuses on these poor but dedicated thespians doing their best while chaos is all around them: two kids fighting over who gets to play Tiny Tim, a confused actor who thinks she’s in another show, a haughty lead actor, one actor playing both Bob and Mrs. Cratchit, an out-of-control director, thrown together props and costumes, ridiculous scenery, and tons of flubs and confusion. Most of the actors in the show play multiple roles in this extremely fast-paced and physical comedy. Even the light and sound board operators are characters in the show! The play is a hilarious backstage comedy that pokes fun at the classic novel and everything that can go wrong with a theatrical production.

The play is produced by special arrangement with Heuer Publishing LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (www.heuerpub.com)

“Just a reminder our 2018 season is out,” the spokesperson said. ‘. We have a special for our season passes, if you purchase your season pass before the Christmas show this year you get six plays for the price of five only until this next production.”

He continued, ‘Start by selecting the ticket below with the date/time you wish to attend. Then select the seating and group/discount option. Preferred Seating is the first three rows.”

 Ticket prices:

2018 Season Pass (Six plays) $50

 Preferred Seating $10 at the door $11

General Admission Seating $ 8 at the door $9

Seniors Seating (Gen. Admission) $7 at the door $8

Military Seating (Gen. Admission) $7 at the door $8

Family Package of four (Gen. Adm.) $30 at the door $34

Additional family member (Gen. Adm.) $6 at the door $7

Youth 12 and under (Gen. Admission) $7 at the door $8

 Tickets can be purchased online at fountaintheater.org or at the following locations:

Fountain Valley News, 120 East Ohio Avenue, Fountain (No credit card)

Ink Fountain Printing, 721 Dale Street, Fountain

Carol’s Creative Glass, 372 Main Street, Security, 719-233-7334 (No CC)

Graham Rentals (Uhaul), 7367 Southmoor Dr., Fountain (no CC)

 

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