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Holiday Memories at St. John’s College

Originally Posted on admin, December 12, 2007

News & Publications: Santa Fe

Theater Performance, 12/12, 12/15, 12/16: A Christmas Memory and A Child’s Christmas in Wales


WHAT:  Holiday Memories at St. John’s College: A Christmas Memory and A Child’s Christmas in Wales

WHEN: Wednesday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 15 at 3 p.m. – Free Performance
Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m.

WHERE: Great Hall, Peterson Student Center, St. John’s College

COST:  Tickets are $5 at the door.  Saturday, December 15 performance is free of charge.

DETAILS: For more information, call 505-984-6104 (after hours, switchboard: 984-6000)

Chrysostomos, the theatre group of St. John’s College, is proud to present a holiday performance of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory and Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales. These two heart-warming tales will bring back memories of childhood and wonderful times spent with family and friends during the holiday season.

A Christmas Memory recalls Capote’s orphaned youth in the rural South during the 1930s. Set in a small Welsh town on Christmas Day, A Child’s Christmas in Wales captures a child’s view, and an adult’s remembrance, of a boy’s magical time of presents, good food, family, friends, and the frozen sea.

The Friends of St. John’s College invite you and your family on Saturday afternoon, December 15, for a special free performance. Hot chocolate, apple cider, fruitcake and biscochitos will be served at this family-friendly event, and there will be hay bales for folks to sit on while enjoying the performance.

Tickets for the December 12 and December 16 performances are $5 at the door. Admission is free for St. John’s College students, faculty and staff.

"The generation of mankind is like the generation of leaves. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the living tree burgeons with leaves again in the spring."
- Homer