Tickets Now On Sale!
In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The 31st annual Christmas Revels
returns to Sanders Theatre, Cambridge,
for 18 performances
December 14-16, 20-23 & 26-30
For more than 30 years, thousands of families across New England have made attending The Christmas Revels an important part of their family's annual holiday traditions. This December the tradition continues as Revels presents the 31st annual Christmas Revels at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre and a total of 18 performances "in celebration of the winter solstice".
Directed by Revels' artistic director Patrick Swanson with music direction by George Emlen , this year's Christmas Revels takes us to Tudor England during the reign Henry VIII and the time of the founding of the original office of The Revels, a department of the government that managed all court entertainment including jousting, music and masques - all of which will take place in glorious Sanders Theatre. Filled with period music, carols, folk tales and dance, the 2001 Christmas Revels celebrates the solstice as did the Revels of Henry VIII, royally and with grand merriment!
The Christmas Revels is performed at Sanders Theatre , Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tickets go on sale October 20th at 12 Noon. At that time, tickets will be available through the Harvard Box Office in person or by phone charge at 617-496-2222.
To purchase tickets:
Christmas Revels Performance Dates and Times are as follows:
December 14, Friday 8pm December 15, Saturday 3pm & 8pm December 16, Sunday 1pm & 5pm December 20, Thursday 7:30pm December 21, Friday 8pm December 22, Saturday 3pm & 8pm December 23, Sunday 1pm & 5pm December 26, Wednesday 7:30pm December 27, Thursday & 7:30pm December 28, Friday 3pm & 8pm December 29, Saturday 3pm & 8pm December 30, Sunday 1pm
Adults: $18, $28, $38All seats are reserved.
Children under 12: $12, $20, $30
For more information on The Christmas Revels please phone 617-972-8300 x21.
- Download a Ticket Order Form Here or:
- By phone: Call the The Harvard Box Office at 617-496-2222 from 12noon - 6pm daily.
- In Person: Tickets can be purchased at the new Harvard Box Office located in the Holyoke Center Arcade at 1350 Mass Avenue in Harvard Square.
|Sanders Theatre||45 Quincy St|
Cambridge, MA 02138-3003
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For more information on The Christmas Revels or to receive a free catalogue of Revels recordings and songbooks, please call 617-972-8300 or e-mail us at [email protected].
Founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1971 by musician John Langstaff and his daughter Carol, The Revels has grown into a national non-profit arts organization, offering a wide Variety of recorded music and theatrical seasonal celebrations using traditional folk materials from around the world.
In December 2001, The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice will be presented in eleven cities across the country: Cambridge, Massachusets; New York City; Washington, D.C. ; Hanover, New Hampshire; Oakland, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Houston, Texas; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Tacoma, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Chicago, Illinois. The newest Revels company is Rocky Mountain Revels, in Boulder, Colorado.
Christmas Revels is supported, in part, by a generous grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
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