You – hungry for some holiday entertainment, yet suddenly housebound, thanks to this weekend’s heavy snowfall.
Us – looking for some way to cheer you up.
Idea! Share some of our favorite holiday videos made by friends of DC Theatre Scene.
Josh’s father, a Communist Jew, loved Christmas, and especially loved Santa, who, after all, redistributed toys all over the world. Here, Josh stops a stranger in a Christmas tree lot to tell him the tale of how he learned the true identity of Santa Claus. Recorded by Josh’s 12 year old son, Guthrie.
Josh Kornbluth will be back in town to do his newest monologue Andy Warhol – Good for the Jews March 6 – 21 at Theater J.)
Local Hussy Sends out Holiday Cheer
Landless Theater can usually be counted on for a uniquely edgy take on the holidays, so what better way to drive out the winter blahs than this mashup between Landless’ Artistic Directors Andrew Baughman and Melissa Baughman and Helena, Hussy of Horror for their three-part holiday web-isode series about a troubled production of A Christmas Carol.
Shot at MetroStage in Alexandria VA, written and directed byLonnie Martin with music and lyrics by Andrew Baughman and Melissa Baughman, “Helena’s Holiday Special” features DC area actors Cindy Marie Martin, Amy Kellett, Briana Zakszeski, Theodore Snead, and Josh Davidson.
Part 1: A Theatrical Dilemma
The fictional Lichtenstein Community Theater is set to open A Christmas Carol: A Musical Revue in six days, only they’ve lost their ‘Ghost of Christmas Past.’ Thankfully, Helena shows up to fill in and save the day, only she’s not the only understudy in town.
Part 2: A Deal with Death
Part 3: A Hussy Holiday
Meanwhile, the Baughman brothers and Landless Theatre once again deliver their slightly sideways holiday treats with a nice and naughty Christmas package: A Christmas Twist (7:30pm) and Carrie Potter at the New Moon Prom (10pm) Fridays and Saturdays thru Jan 2nd at DC Arts Center.