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    The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice

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    December 11-December 27, 2009

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    The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice

    The 39th annual "Christmas Revels" celebrates the winter solstice and the rich and varied cultures of North America. An 80-member ensemble will present exciting Appalachian fiddling and clogging, inspiring spirituals, Native American music and stories, Shaker tunes and dances, New England Shape-Note hymns, an American mummers play plus, a Revels hallmark, carols and rounds for all to sing. Featured performers include traditional...

    The 39th annual "Christmas Revels" celebrates the winter solstice and the rich and varied cultures of North America. An 80-member ensemble will present exciting Appalachian fiddling and clogging, inspiring spirituals, Native American music and stories, Shaker tunes and dances, New England Shape-Note hymns, an American mummers play plus, a Revels hallmark, carols and rounds for all to sing. Featured performers include traditional singer Suzannah Park, gospel singer Janice Allen, Boston actress Bobbie Steinbach, Leon Joseph Littlebird, songleader and musician David Coffin, The Pinewoods Morris Men, Cambridge Symphonic Brass Ensemble, The Smokey Mountain Dancers, The Roaring Gaop Chorus,The Rocky River Children and YOU! For nearly four decades going to "The Christmas Revels" has been a favorite family holiday tradition. Come see why!


    Sanders Theatre

    45 Quincy Street
    Memorial Hall, Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    Adults: $25-$52 Children under 12: $15-$42


    General Day and Time Info:
    Sundays at 1:00pm and 5:30pm
    Saturdays at 3:00pm and 7:30pm
    Weeknights at 7:30pm
    Wednesday, December 23 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm
    Sunday, December 27 1:00pm only

    Phone: 617-496-2222

    Parking:

    Sanders Theatre/Memorial Hall is located at 45 Quincy Street, between Cambridge and Kirkland Streets in Cambridge, a 5 minute walk from Harvard Square.

    There is NO PARKING at Memorial Hall.

    For those traveling to Sanders Theatre by car, check the event listing to see which, if any, parking facility is available for the event you wish to attend.



    Accessibility Info:

    Two performances TBA will be ASL Interpreted


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    • Event Name: The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
      Article: The Boston Phoenix: A rave review!
      Boston Phoenix - Dec 16, 2009
      By Jeffrey Gantz

      Boston Phoenix Arts Editor Jeffrey Gantz calls the 2009 Christmas Revels "One of the best Christmas Revels ever!" Read the full review.

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