Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Christmas in Babylon

by James DeVita Running Time: 2 hours, with one 15 minute intermission

November 21, 2018 to
December 23, 2018

Studio Theatre
Directed by C. Michael Wright

World Premiere!

Featuring Laura Gray, Mary MacDonald Kerr, Tom Klubertanz, Eva Nimmer & Sara Zientek

Terry, Denise and daughter Abby McShane are a typical family in North Babylon, Long Island: blue-collar, lower-middle-class, and prone to sarcastic banter as their chief form of communication. Out of the blue, Terry is contacted by his ex-fiancee, Kathleen, a former Babylonian with a booming self-help empire. It's a collision more than 25 years in the making. And the holidays have only just begun…

From Wisconsin's own James DeVita comes this World Premiere comedy about two people trying to find a way to forgive each other - and themselves - for the past.

Co-Sponsored by:
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Foundation
The Gerlach Family
Mickey & Casey Ripp

James DeVita
Kathleen O'Rourke Laura Gray
Denise McShane Mary MacDonald Kerr
Terry McShane Tom Klubertanz
Kelly O'Rourke Eva Nimmer
Abby McShane Sara Zientek
Production Staff
Director C. Michael Wright
Scenic Designer Steve Barnes
Costume Designer Kim O'Callaghan
Lighting Designer David Gipson
Sound Designer Kristian Wiborg
Props Designer Meghan Savagian
Dialect Coach Raeleen McMillion
Stage Manager Judy Martel
<November 2018>
181920217:30 PM (P)22237:30 PM (P)248:00 PM (O)
252:00 PM2627281:00 PM (*)7:30 PM (V)297:30 PM (T)307:30 PM14:00 PM8:00 PM
22:00 PM3457:30 PM67:30 PM (T)77:30 PM84:00 PM8:00 PM

T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Talk Theatre

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:00 PM

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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