Bright Star Touring Theatre Presents “Holiday Songs” Nov. 12

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Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will present “Holiday Songs” on Saturday, Nov. 12. The free performance will take place at 11 a.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St.

Join Bright Star for this musical revue that travels the globe exploring many of the world’s winter holidays. Songs and stories come together for a truly magical wintertime show.

The program is packed with music from many of the celebrations that happen this time of year around the globe. Audiences will have an opportunity to learn about Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, St. Lucia Day, and more. Each holiday discussed features at least one song and often, the audience is invited to sing along. Familiar songs such as “Deck the Halls” and “I Have a Little Dreidel” are included, along with traditional songs from The Chinese New Year, the Lohri Festival of India and many others.

Young audiences also learn vocabulary from languages such as Swahili, Spanish and Swedish. A cast of colorful and friendly characters helps to host this production and guide audiences through winter holidays from around the globe.

Holiday Songs is a 45-minute play best appreciated by audiences in Pre-K to 5th grade and their families.

For more information, call Renaissance Centre Specialist Debra Horton at 919-435-9566 or dhorton@wakeforestnc.gov

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