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September 24, 2018

Oswego Children’s Theater Presents Evening of Family Theater With Holiday Twin Bill


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</p>The Oswego Children's Theater presents a Holiday Twin Bill of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" and "Our Christmas Carol" December 5 through 14 at the Frances Marion Brown Theater. Pictured in the photo are some of the cast members of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" left to right, Lena Kimball, Kyle Osmun, Courney Osmun, Abby Fields, Joey Cogswell, Declan Hawthorne, Jessica Johnston and Braeden Livesey.

The Oswego Children's Theater presents a Holiday Twin Bill of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" and "Our Christmas Carol" December 5 through 14 at the Frances Marion Brown Theater. Pictured in the photo are some of the cast members of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" left to right, Lena Kimball, Kyle Osmun, Courney Osmun, Abby Fields, Joey Cogswell, Declan Hawthorne, Jessica Johnston and Braeden Livesey.

The Oswego Children’s Theater will celebrate families this December, with their holiday twin bill production of Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and “Our Christmas Carol”, written by Wayne Mosher Jr.

Both of the shows are truly family theater both in their content and in their cast. This is because; the cast of each show consists of several members of individual families. A case in point would be the co-directors a partnership between Wayne and Kelly Mosher. Other families with multiple members include, The Berlins, with mother and father and son, Sonia and Norm and Norm Jr., the Culeton’s with sisters Mary, Nora, and Clara, the Dunham’s with sisters Keirsten and Shelby, the Gray’s with father Jordan and sisters Becky and Emily, the Hawthorne’s with brothers Declan and Jonah, the Laduc’s with sisters Chloe and Renee, the Livesey’s, with mother Allison, and brother and sister Braeden and Astrid, the Murtha’s, with mother Beverley and sisters Ashley and Megan, the Osmun’s, with brothers Kyle and Aidan and sister Courtney, the Russell’s with father and daughter Dave and Morganne, the Sciacca’s with sisters Gianna and Sarina, , the Sincavage’s with sisters Caroline and Elizabeth, , the Smith’s with brother and sister Ryan and Rebecca, the Snow’s with father Ken and Daughter Nichole, The White’s, with sisters Alana and Athena, the Thompson’s with brother and sister Adam and Hailey and brother and sister Joey Cogswell and Kristina Veyan.

The first show in the program is the hilarious “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”, by Barbara Robinson; which tells the story of what happens to the annual church Christmas Pageant when the notorious Herdman Family invades the festivities.  “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc.
The second show “Our Christmas Carol”, written by Wayne Mosher Jr. retells the story of the original “Christmas Carol” with a modern twist.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and “Our Christmas Carol” are slated to be performed on December 5, 6, 12, 13 at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on December 7, 13 & 14 at 2 p.m. at the Frances Marion Brown Theater, at Fort Ontario in Oswego. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students. For reservations call 315-343-5138 or 342-5265 or by email at [email protected]

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