A holiday adventure beyond wildest dreams, Madeline’s Christmas celebrates the yuletide season at Horizon Theatre, December 5-31!
A merry treat for parents and children alike, families are invited to join Madeline and friends for an enchanting musical adaption of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic children’s tale! Featuring 24 local girls performing alongside professional actors in collaboration with The Atlanta Children’s Theatre Company, this beloved Atlanta tradition is a holiday must-see!
In the production’s eight-year history, more than 190 local girls have realized their dream of performing with a professional theatre company as part of the Madeline’s Christmas cast. This year’s cast features girls, ages 8 to 12, from five metro Atlanta counties and 18 different schools.
Madeline’s Christmas runs December 5-31, 2015. Performances are weekends at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. with additional school day matinee and holiday week show times. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children. Tickets and information are available at horizontheatre.com or 404.584.7450.
Based on the book by Ludwig Bemelmans
Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby
Music by Shirley Mier
Based on one of the most popular children’s books of all time, follow along as Madeline and friends figure out a way to make it home for Christmas after they’ve come down with the flu! With the arrival of a mysterious stranger, the “twelve little girls in two straight lines” end up with a magical and memorable holiday like they never expected!
Miss Clavel Lauren Rosenzweig
Mrs. Murphy Britny Horton
Harsha Dan Ford
ARE MADELINE AND HER FRIENDS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?
Atlanta, Fulton County
Reilly Bowerman, 6th Grade at Christ the King
Avalana Brock, 4th Grade at St. Martins Episcopal
Lyndsey Davis, 5th Grade at Midtown International School
Margaret French, 4th Grace at The Lovett School
Briana Gibson-Gary, 4th Grade at Mary Lin Elementary School
Ari Goodmark, 4th Grade at The Children’s School
Heaven Hightower, 4th Grade at Wesley International Academy
Ellie Isenberg, 6th Grade at Atlanta International School
Katie Jarrell, 5th Grade at Christ the King
Piper Juhan, 3rd Grade at Sarah Smith Elementary School
Alexia Natae, 5th Grade at Parkside Elementary School
Peyton Shaw, 4th Grade at Dunwoody Elementary School
Taylor Smith-Ware, 4th Grade at Sagamore Hills Elementary School
Lily Green, 5th Grade at Fifth Avenue Academy
Jazmine Sweatman, 3rd Grade at Oakhurst Elementary School
Nishelle Williams, 4th Grade at Peachcrest School
Celia Ghezzi, 3rd Grade at International Community School
Sophia Ocfemia, 3rd Grade at Immaculate Heart of Mary
Sarah Garrett, 4th Grade at The Lovett School
Madelyn Wright, 7th Grade at The Howard School
Claire Fuller, 4th Grade at King Springs Elementary School
Bella Yantis, 3rd Grade at Vickery Creek Elementary School
Anaya Tention, 6th Grade
Sarah Serena Thompson, 6th Grade
Director Spring Mason
Music Director Kenna Redding Hunt
Choreographer Sims Lamason
Scenic Designers Moriah and Isabel Curley-Clay
Lighting Designer Mary Parker
Costume Designer Aleathia Burns
Sound Designer Thom Jenkins
Stage Manager Kayla Zinke
Performances of Madeline’s Christmas run December 5-31, 2015.
Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 12 and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
School Day Matinees
Tuesday, December 8 and Wednesday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, December 7 and 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, December 18 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday, December 21-24 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday, December 28-31 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
General admission tickets for Madeline’s Christmas are $15 for adults and $12 for children. Tickets may be ordered by phone at 404.584.7450 or online at horizontheatre.com. Ticket prices are subject to change. Eight percent sales tax will be added to all ticket orders. Internet convenience fee added to all online orders. No refunds, exchanges, or late seating.
MATINEE GROUP RATES
Group discounts are available for the matinee performances on Tuesday, December 8, and Wednesday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m. School and daycare groups of 10 or more receive a discounted ticket price of $10 per ticket plus one free chaperone ticket for every 10 tickets booked. Contact Group Sales at 404.584.7615 for more information.
GIRL SCOUT TROOPS
Girl Scout troops receive a discounted ticket price of $13 for adults and $10 for children for troop outings, valid for weekday performances. Contact Group Sales at 404.584.7615 for more information.
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ABOUT HORIZON THEATRE COMPANY
Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Avenue, connects people to each other, the community and the world through professional, contemporary theater. For more information about tickets, group sales, or to receive a season brochure, call 404.584.7450 or visit horizontheatre.com.
Horizon Theatre Company is grateful for the sponsorship by the Turner Voices initiative of Turner Broadcasting, who provides generous support to the 2013 season. Additional major funding is provided by the Fulton County Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Horizon Theatre is also supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding is provided by the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund. Funding for Horizon educational programming is provided by The Coca-Cola Company, Sprint, and The Imlay Foundation.
ABOUT THE ATLANTA CHILDREN’S THEATRE COMPANY
The Atlanta Children’s Theatre Company (ACT) is passionate about sharing the love of drama and professional theatre with Atlanta’s children and families. ACT offers dramatic arts education experiences taught by theatre professionals in rich, child-honoring learning environments through Camp Stardust summer camp, after-school, preschool, and workshop programs. In addition, ACT is actively working toward becoming a full producing company, providing family-friendly productions for and by children. For more information about ACT and Camp Stardust, visit atlantachildrenstheatre.com.