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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy Holidays from NTD and the Ivoryton Playhouse

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A timeless story bv Dylan Thomas

A Child’s Christmas in Wales….Past and Presents
at the Ivoryton Playhouse
December 6 – 16

The National Theatre of the Deaf takes a nostalgic journey back into time through the eyes of poet Dylan Thomas. Based on Dylan’s classic poem of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” this new adaptation has been expanded into a very special evening. Performed in both the beauty of American Sign Language and spoken word, it will prove to be “poetry for the eyes and heart.”

Holidays are filled with our childhood memories; family gatherings, games with friends, the excitement, the anticipation and the special quiet moments. Dylan Thomas captures the magic of the season in this beautiful story filled with crazy aunts and uncles, snowball fights and sibling rivalries and one very special gift that changed his life.

The evening will also include stories and songs of the season, games and a whole lot of family fun! Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear this holiday classic in the historic Ivoryton Playhouse.

Directed by Brian Jennings and conceived by Betty Beekman, the cast includes Christina Stevens, Joey Caverly, Christina Cogswell and Taylor Curtis as well as a chorus of local singers. Production designed by Marcus Abbott.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales opens on Thursday, December 6th and runs thru December 16th for 2 weeks. Performance times are Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Evening performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors, $20 for students and $15 for children and are available by calling the Playhouse box office at 860-767-7318 or by visiting our website at (Group rates are available by calling the box office for information.) The Playhouse is located at 103 Main Street in Ivoryton.

Sponsored by Citizens Bank

Members of the press are welcome at any performance.  Please call ahead for tickets.

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Visit the brightest village in Connecticut throughout December as Ivoryton lights up with 200,000 lights!  Tune your radio to 101.5FM to watch the lights dance to music!  Discover the tallest living Christmas tree in Connecticut!  All can be found in Ivoryton along with great shops, restaurants, Six Summit Art Gallery and, of course, the Ivoryton Playhouse!

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‘The Kitchen Witches’ comedy tickles the ribs at Ivoryton Playhouse”
By Don Church and Tony Schillaci  –


“The Kitchen Witches Dish Up a Different Kind of Food Fight”
By Lauren Yarger – Connecticut Arts Connection


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