A Christmas Pudding

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by David Birney
Directed by Greta Grosch (Church Basement Ladies)

Nov. 29th – Dec. 29th  /  Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:45pm; Wednesdays, Dec. 11th & 18th at 7:45pm; Monday, Dec. 23rd at 7:45pm; and Sunday, Dec. 22nd at 7:45pm  /  All Sundays at 2:00pm & Saturday, Dec. 21st at 2:00pm

Doors open 40 minutes prior to the start of each performance.

DOWNLOADS:  Christmas Pudding Press Release

About the Play

A Christmas Pudding provides a perfect full evening of entertainment to warm hearts, stir memories and provoke laughter during the holiday season! A Christmas celebration in song, music, and story; tales by Mark Twain, Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, St. Luke and many others collected with a host of traditional carols and holiday songs. First produced in Los Angeles nearly 20 years ago A Christmas Pudding has been reconceived and performed each Christmas since, in the great tradition of surprise and transformation of the season!


Sally Ann Wright  (Jungle Theater, Illusion Theater, Old Log Theater, Ordway Center)

Peter Simmons  (Gremlin Theatre, Frank Theater, Old Log Theater)

Kaija Pellinen  (Chanhassen Dinner Theater, St. Croix Festival Theatre)

Paul Somers  (Triple Espresso, Jon Hassler Theater, Urban Samurai Theater)


Read Janet Preus’ review for HowWasTheShow.com


David Birney’s adaptation is an evening of song, poetry and stories that celebrate the spiritual dimensions of the season…from a diverse array of classic and modern texts, punctuated with musical interludes…This is definitely a Christmas show…wonderful!…A tasty pudding!”

Los Angeles Times