Adventure Theatre MTC Presents The Twelve Days of Christmas

Twelve Days of Christmas 450x280The Twelve Days of Christmas runs Nov. 15 through Dec. 30 at Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park. Based on the traditional holiday song, this world premiere by Helen Hayes Award Recipient Renee Calarco (2011’s If You Give a Cat a Cupcake) and directed by first-time Adventure Theatre MTC director Michael Dove is a holiday mystery. The Twelve Days of Christmas stars Helen Hayes Award Recipient Deidra LaWan Starnes (star of Charlotte’s Web, 2011’s Helen Hayes Award Winning Outstanding Production-TYA) as Shirley the Partridge, the detective in the case of the missing five golden rings. Christmas celebrations are just around the corner and Shirley the Partridge has got some problems to solve! The French Hens are arguing, the six geese have flown to Florida for the winter and worst of all someone has stolen the Five Golden Rings. What will happen to Christmas?

Tickets are $19 and may be purchased online at or by calling 301.634.2270. Appropriate for all ages.

Performances of note:
Pajama Party– Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
Sensory/Autism Friendly Performance- Dec. 21 at 2 p.m.
American Sign Language Performance – Nov. 30 at 2 p.m.

Cast (In Alphabetical Order)
Shirley – Deidra LaWan Starnes
Alyssa et al – Megan Graves
Samantha et al/ Shirley U/S – Katherine Turner
Christmas Hoarder et al – Danny Pushkin
Nick et al – Jaysen Wright
Alyssa & Samantha U/S – Haely Jardas
Christmas Hoarder & Nick U/S – Paul Lysek

Production Crew
Director – Michael Dove
Playwright – Renee Calarco
Asst. Director – Renana Fox
Movement – Michael J. Bobbitt
Set Designer – Steven Royal
Costume Designer – Chelsey Schuller
Props Designer – Dre Moore
Lighting Designer – Jason Arnold
Sound Designer – Thomas Sowers
Stage Manager – Donna Stout
Scenic Charge – Pallas Bane
Master Electrician – John Rose-Caron

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