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One-Man Nutcracker

Festival Details - "One-Man Nutcracker"...

Start: Sunday, December 20, 2020 2:00AM
End: TBD

One-Man Nutcracker - LIVE STREAM! written & performed by Chris Davis directed by Mary Tuomanen sound design by Adriano Shaplin choreography by Hallie Rumsey-Lasersohn with narration by Anita Marie Holland The Nutcracker is back! Performed live at Plays & Players Theatre and streamed to your living room! Bring a little bit of holiday cheer to you and your family this December with a re-telling of the classic Nutcracker story, performed by only one man! What's Christmas without the Nutcracker? Marie, little boy Fritz, creepy uncle Drosselmeyer, the seven headed rat king, the Sugar Plum fairy, all channeled through one actor. Chris Davis is proud to bring you One-Man Nutcracker, an unconventional re-telling of the original E.T.A. Hoffman story and Ballet. "...a strikingly original writer and performer." - The Scotsman "a refreshing splash to the face, laced with both sharp wit and warm humanity." - Gary Day, Broad St. Review "Chris Davis One-Man Nutcracker expertly delivered on its promise, and brought forth more than just the inherent physical comedy of an everyday comedian performing a ballet in its entirety. The tenderness of Americanized Christmas, family, and loss was not lost on the creator-performer." - Mira Treatman, Thinking Dance VENUE ONLINE ONLY A zoom link will be sent to you an hour before showtime. DATES/TIMES Dec 12 - Sat - 11am Dec 13 - Sun - 2pm Dec 19 - Sat - 11am Dec 20 - Sun - 2pm Appropriate for ages 10+ FAMILY (up to 4) - $40 GENERAL - $20 STUDENT/ARTIST - $10 The above is "suggested" price only. If multiple members of your household are watching, please consider buying additional tickets. Chris Davis (actor/writer) is a writer and performer residing in Philadelphia, PA. His solo shows have toured throughout the United States and Europe. Recently he won the Special Prize as part of the Thespis Monodrama Festival in Kiel, Germany. Recent projects include solo shows The Presented (- The List), The Last Emperor of Mexico, One-Man Apocalypse Now (- superbly crafted - Underdog Reviews), Juan-Winfield, Bortle 8 ("a strikingly original writer and performer". - The Scotsman), Drunk Lion ("A potent success" - Wee Review), and Violence of the Lambs ("absurd comedy at its very best." - The Student Newspaper ). He has participated in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the last 6 years. Other projects Alchemist with Mary Tuomanen (Sep 2017), Peaceable Kingdom (Orbiter 3), Damned Dirty Apes! (Renegade Theater), Alias Ellis Mackenzie (Thaddeus Phillips), Anna K (Philly Fringe 2014), Hollys Dead Soldiers (Philly Fringe 2013),The Post-Show (Berserker Residents), Vainglorious (Applied Mechanics). He was selected as one of Billy Penns Artists to Watch Out For 2017. He is a coordinator of the experimental DIY festival SolowFest ( that takes place in Philadelphia. Read more about One-Man Nutcracker on WHYY More info: General - $20.00 Student/Artist - $10.00 Family/Group - $40.00

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Plays & Players Theatre
1714 Delancey St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

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