Eastern Shore Holiday Performances

Handel’s Messiah Sing In with Chester River Chorale
Friday, December 18, 2009
Prince Theatre, Chestertown
8 p.m.
$15

410-810-2060
http://www.princetheatre.org

Handel’s Messiah Sing In with Chester River Chorale 8pm $5 Ann Turpin, Director A limited number of Messiah scores will be available – if you have one BRING ONE! We will do the Christmas Portion only followed by the Hallelujah Chorus.

Rita Coolidge’s Christmas Show
Friday, December 18, 2009
Avalon Theatre, Easton
8 p.m.
$50

410-822-7299
http://www.avalontheatre.com

Known as the Delta Lady, Rita has accomplished something quite unusual in that she has had hits on the Pop, Country, Jazz, and Adult Contemporary Charts as well as winning several Grammy’s. The show will be holiday focused, will feature a local children’s choir, and will also include her hits “Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher” “An All Time High” and “We’re All Alone”.

John Rutter’s “Magnificat”
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Christ Church, St. Michaels
8 p.m.
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Christ Church, Cambridge
4 p.m.
$12/advance; $15/at the door; students free

888-752-0023
http://www.tidewaterchambersingers.org

The Tidewater Chamber Singers present John Rutter’s Magnificat with Chamber Orchestra and other wonderful songs of the season.

Christmas in the Grand Tradition
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Christ United Methodist Church, Chestertown
Sing-along 6:30 p.m.; Lessons & Carols 7 p.m.

410-778-5227

Lessons and Carols (a Christmas cantata). This year’s third annual community event will be held on Saturday, December 19 and will include a display of manger scenes from around the world for the benefit of Project Outreach. Sing-Along 6:30 p.m., Lessons and Carols 7:00 p.m. Contact Nancy Montague for details (410-778-5227).

ArtHouse Live Presents “A Christmas Carol”
Sunday, December 20, 2009 – Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Avalon Theatre, Easton
Sun., 3 p.m.; Mon.-Wed., 8 p.m.
$15

410-822-7299
http://www.avalontheatre.com

Back by popular demand, this version of A Christmas Carol features a large ensemble cast of adults and children singing, dancing, and filling the theatre with the spirit of the holidays. An Easton-based theatre company, ArtHouse Live’s production of Christmas Carol has earned praise from The Washington Post. Don’t miss this splendid, locally grown rendition of the Dickens classic.

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