I'll Be Home For Christmas Tickets
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Memphis Symphony Orchestra: I'll Be Home For Christmas tickets at Cannon Center For The Performing Arts,Memphis,TN on 12/20 2:30PM
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Memphis Symphony Orchestra: I'll Be Home For Christmas tickets at Cannon Center For The Performing Arts,Memphis,TN on 12/20 7:30PM
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As the holiday season draws close, many are on the lookout for the perfect show to attend. One that has just the right amount of music, an intriguing plot, and characters that can be widely related to. I'll Be Home For Christmas is the ultimate holiday show to watch with family, friends and loved ones. Based on a movie that was inspired by a song, “I'll Be Home For Christmas” channels the Christmas spirit and gives us all a reason to rejoice this year. Inspiring emotions of love, belonging, happiness, and fear of loss among others, the play shows a society that finds hope in a troubling time of war.
In 1943, one of the most famous and most loved vocalists of all time, Harry Lillis Bing Crosby Junior, pieced together a song titled I'll Be Home for Christmas. The song was penned by Kim Gannon to music by Walter Kent and popularized by the baritone voice of Bing Crosby. It became a huge hit, and soon became a Christmas constant. Since it's release, some or the other version of the song always making it to every household during the festive season. The song was rumored to be about a soldier who is reminiscing about home and family while away on duty.
With the song having become a staple Christmas number, 1988 saw the release of a movie with the same title and a similar theme. The fictional Bundy family was at the center of this movie, and the various family-oriented themes struck a chord with just the right type of audiences. The story followed the lives of Joseph and Martha, who are looking forward to the return of their son from the war. With other characters interlaced along the story line, the movie looked into the dynamics of a wartime family struggling to live life normally as they war wages on. The play, I'll Be Home for Christmas, is based upon both the song and the movie and invites a plethora of emotions that build on the true spirit of the holiday season.
The play is a musical set circa 1941, when World War II was on its precipice, and the nation was preparing to deal with the repercussions of yet another war that would demand the sacrifice of loved ones. The characters, Howard, Norma, Mickey, Angie, Danny, Lil, Sid and Jerry, all provide an insightful look into the dynamics of society. The play runs for eighty minutes, in which the audience experiences the characters' will to stay strong, and to hope for better times. Deborah Craig-Claar comes on board for project as the book writer, and Mark Hayes is responsible for the music.
The songs featured in the play include the original I'll Be Home for Christmas. In addition to that, Every Time I Turn Around, I'm Wishing You a Merry, Merry Christmas, Hope is Just Around the Corner, We Gather Together, Switching Stations and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, are all sung in the play. The play also features an original score along with these hits, which gives a breath of fresh air to the performance. With just the right amount of music, and a book that is touching, this play is ideal for all those who want a family night out to watch quality theater.
All set to play out this holiday season, I'll Be Home For Christmas is scheduled for the ideal venue. The Robert G. Reim Theater is a homely, state of the art building, which can seat over three hundred people. The limited capacity allows for a more homely feel to the play, and allows for the performance and the plot to shine through to the audience. The venue adds to the homely feeling of the play, and makes sure that every member of the audience feels the emotive power of the play. To catch the show live, get your I'll Be Home For Christmas tickets now.