“Polar Bears” – December 9, 2015

Many of our Christmas entertainment traditions are tales of tribulation from Jimmy Stewart contemplating suicide in It’s a Wonderful Life to Charlie Brown’s seasonal affective disorder which becomes a kind of wistful melancholia with enough piano jazz. So, it stands for reason that writer and performer David Templeton would yoke is yuletide monologue, Polar Bears, […]

“A Christmas Carol,” “Little Women: The Musical” – December 2, 2015

“I wear the chains I forged in life!” This ghostly report from the doomed spirit of Jacob Marley is amongst the most famous supernatural utterances in English literature. It’s also a fair metaphor for the heavy weight of responsibility carried by any theater company brave enough to stage Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This unstoppably […]