St Nicholas comes early

EARLY CHRISTMAS: Lee Doyle plays Saint Nicholas in the U3A performance of Christmas - Why Do We Do That?

EARLY CHRISTMAS: Lee Doyle plays Saint Nicholas in the U3A performance of Christmas - Why Do We Do That?

Redlands U3A Musical Theatre is getting in early with its Christmas preparations with a show entitled Christmas - Why Do We Do That?

The show is a timely expose on Christmas traditions, legends and myths and an opportunity to sort out fact from fiction.

Characters are include Santa Claus, The Very Reverend Very Cross (an angry minister), a mistletoe grower, a Roman citizen, St Nickolas, a merry cook Mrs Bakewell, Queen Victoria, two squabbling narrators who host the show and a Christmas angel.

Songs include all the favourite Christmas renditions including some Australian versions. The audience is invited to sing along. 

The Starlite Dancers will perform two tap and two jazz routines to well known Christmas songs.

Performances are 2pm on Sundays, October 29 and November 5 at Thornlands State School, South Street. Tickets are $10 and include a light afternoon tea.  Tickets are available from Redlands U3A Office at Cleveland State High or they can be purchased at the door on the day.