The Christmas Schooner: A Heart-Warming Holiday Musical
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The last date listed for The Christmas Schooner was Saturday December 18, 2010 / 7:30pm.
Quotes & Highlights
“…an entertaining and often moving production…a welcome change of pace from some of the more familiar fare on offer for the holidays.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune
“…embracing the idea of treasuring traditions, friendships and family ties… it’s a warm and worthwhile voyage to another era.” —Pioneer Press
The Christmas Schooner
Book by John Reeger
Music and Lyrics by Julie Shannon
Co-directed by Ron Peluso and Jan Puffer
Choreographed by Jan Puffer
Music Direction by Andrew Fleser
A heart-warming musical about a German-American shipping captain and his crew who braved the icy waters of Lake Michigan to bring Tannenbäume (Christmas trees) to the immigrant families of Chicago. Heartfelt storytelling — with wonderful music and dance — captures the true spirit of the holidays, celebrating the joy of giving and the importance of sharing traditions between generations and between neighbors.