STAGES WILL BE BRIMMING FOR HOLIDAYS : CHOIRS, ORCHESTRA, ACTORS TO OFFER VARIETY IN VALLEY.Byline: Charles F. Bostwick Daily News Staff Writer
Whatever your choice in holiday entertainment, you are likely to find it in the Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley in December.
Lancaster and Palmdale's municipal theaters, local schools and churches will host 13 holiday-oriented shows over the next three weeks.
They will include cowboy Christmas music, youth vocal concerts, two versions of ``A Christmas Carol,'' a new production of Victor Herbert's ``Babes in Toyland'' and a performance of the complete ``Messiah.''
About the only thing missing will be ``The Nutcracker'' ballet, although the Palmdale Youth/Community Orchestra will offer excerpts of the music in its holiday concert.
Here are some of the scheduled events:
Cowboy singer Michael Martin Murphey Michael Martin Murphey is the best-selling performer of American Cowboy Music. Among the most respected singer-songwriters in pop and country-western music, Murphey has become the world's most prominent musical voice of the Western horseman, rancher, and cowboy. will sing, tell stories and recite poetry in a show kicking off the holiday season Sunday. His program will feature standard cowboy dance tunes and the contemporary ``Christmas Ball,'' ``Christmas on the Line'' and ``Christmas Cowboy Style.'' Shows will be at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. Tickets will $22 general admission, and $20 for senior citizens, military personnel, students and youth.
The All American Boys Choir will sing traditional and popular holiday tunes at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center A performing arts center, often abbreviated PAC, is a multi-use performance space that can be adapted for use by various types of the performing arts, including dance, music and theatre. , 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for youth.
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A Noise Within, a touring group, will present a musical version of Charles Dickens' ``A Christmas Carol'' at 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 6 and 7 at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. Tickets are $22 for adults and $12 for youth. Information or reservations: (805) 723-5950.
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The Young Americans will perform a holiday extravaganza at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. Tickets will cost $10 for senior citizens, military personnel and youths, $12 for others. Information or reservations: (805) 267-5685.
A holiday play for children, ``Randy the Red-Horned Rainmoose,'' will be performed at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Hammack Activity Center, 815 E. Ave. Q-6, Palmdale. Admission will be free. Between performances, there will be games for children ages 6 to 12. Santa Claus Santa Claus: see Nicholas, Saint.
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Santa Claus will be there. Information: (805) 267-5611.
Charles Dickens' ``A Christmas Carol,'' with Jesse Bookout as Ebenezer Scrooge Ebenezer Scrooge is the main character in Charles Dickens' 1843 novel, A Christmas Carol. He is a very cold-hearted, selfish man, who has no love for Christmas, children, or anything that even provokes happiness. and Heather Nilsson as Tiny Tim Tiny Tim
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See : Lameness , will be presented by drama and choral students at 8 p.m. Dec. 12, 13 and 14 at Littlerock High School's El Grito del Lobo theater, 10833 E. Ave. Tickets are $5 at the door. Tickets are available at $3 each for groups of 30 or more. Information: (805) 944-5209, ext. 350.
The Palmdale Youth/Community Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. The orchestra will play holiday music in addition to works by Bach, Chopin and Bizet, and there will be a ``Concerto Grosso'' featuring three kazoo soloists from the Palmdale Youth Choir. Admission will be free on a first-come, first-served “FCFS” redirects here. For the figure skating competition, see Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.
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The Palmdale Youth Choir and Palmdale Youth Dance Troupe will perform a holiday show at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. ``O Holy Night,'' Handel's ``Hallelujah Hallelujah (hăl'əl`yə) or Alleluia (ăl–) [Heb.,=praise the Lord], joyful expression used in Hebrew worship; cf. Pss. Chorus'' and ``Grandma's Killer Fruitcake'' will be among songs performed by the 27-member choir, and accompanist Molly Stecker will play three original songs.
The dance troupe will performs modern, classical and traditional dance movements to music including ``O Christmas Tree Christmas tree
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The Antelope Valley Master Chorale chorale (kōrăl`, –räl`), any of the traditional hymns of the German Protestant Church. The form was developed after the Reformation to replace the plainsong of the earlier service and as a means of congregational participation in will perform Handel's holiday classic ``Messiah'' at 8 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. Tickets are $10 for senior citizens, $12 for other adults and $6 for youths younger than 18. Antelope Valley College Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in Lancaster, California, USA. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties. music instructor Lynn Ennis will present music 45 minutes before each concert. Information or reservations: (805) 723-5950.
The Desert Chamber Singers will perform classical and contemporary choral music at 5 p.m. Dec. 15 at Christ the King Episcopal Church, 38658 22nd St. E., Palmdale. The concert will also feature soloists, a pipe organ and a chamber orchestra in the 20-voice group's performance of Vivaldi's ``Gloria,'' 20th century British composer John Rutter's cantata cantata (kəntä`tə) [Ital.,=sung], composite musical form similar to a short unacted opera or brief oratorio, developed in Italy in the baroque period. also entitled ``Gloria,'' and a selection of contemporary and traditional holiday favorites. Tickets will be $6 at the door. Information: (805) 266-0776 or (805) 947-9853.
Troupe America, a traveling theater group, will perform Victor Herbert's ``Babes in Toyland'' at 8 p.m. Dec. 21 and 3 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. Tickets are $26 for adults and $16 for youths. Information or reservations: (805) 723-5950.
Photo: (1--color) The Palmdale Youth/Community Orchestra will play Dec. 13 at the Palmdale Playhouse.
(2) Michael Martin Murphey will entertain Sunday in Palmdale.