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Theater coalition to stage Christmas show
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Kathy Fossett, left, and Patsy Geiger as Myrna and Florence, portray two rest home friends who contemplate the holidays and their families in the tale Stranger for Christmas, one of two one-act Christmas plays presented by Northern Illinois Theater Coalition. The True Meaning of Christmas is set for Friday, Nov. 25; Saturday, Nov. 26; Sunday, Nov. 27; Thursday, Dec. 1; Friday, Dec. 2; Saturday, Dec. 3; and Sunday, Dec. 4 in three different locations.
Orangeville, Hanover, Stockton groups join forces ORANGEVILLE - The newly formed Northern Illinois Theater Coalition will present a 2011 holiday show called "The True Meaning of Christmas" Friday, Nov. 25; Saturday, Nov. 26; Sunday, Nov. 27; Thursday, Dec. 1; Friday, Dec. 2; Saturday, Dec. 3; and Sunday, Dec. 4.The new coalition consists of The Mighty Richland Dinner/Dessert Theater of Orangeville, Back Street Players of Hanover and The Plum River Playhouse of Stockton. The show is comprised of two one-act Christmas plays, interspersed with well-known secular and sacred Christmas songs. The first act is "A Stranger for Christmas," based on a short story by Carol Lynn Pearson.