October 30, 2007
Carols, concerts and Coyotes part of the holiday magic at CW's Kimball Theatre
Coyote Run, a popular Celtic group, promise a howling good time this holiday season at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre. Coyote Run are part of the holiday programs offered this year that include: Dean Shostak’s Crystal Carols, Nov. 23, 25, 26, 28, Dec. 3, 5, 7-10, 12, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28-30, Jan. 1 and 2, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Dean Shostak’s ability to combine music, history, art and science makes his concert a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the whole family. He showcases classical and traditional music from around the world on glass armonica, Japanese glass violin, glass English handbells, French cristal baschet and the 1823 American glass grand harmonicon. Ticket: All seats $5.
Williamsburg Symphonia Holiday Concert, Dec. 1-2, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Williamsburg’s professional orchestra presents its annual program of holiday favorites sure to please the entire family. Ticket: All seats $20.
Christmas with the Coyotes, Nov. 23-25, 7:30 p.m. Coyote Run, the mid-Atlantic region’s most popular Celtic group and special guests, celebrate the holidays with powerful music, storytelling and dance. Ticket: General admission, $18, seniors/students, $15.
Gift of the Magi, Preview performances, Nov. 27-28, 7:30 p.m. Ticket: General admission $12, seniors/students, $7. Nov. 30, Dec. 21-23, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 3 p.m.; and Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 5 p.m. Ticket: General admission, $18, seniors/students, $15. This is a world-premiere stage adaptation of O. Henry’s classic holiday tale set in New York in the early 1900s—a story of love, devotion and the true meaning of giving. This story is a holiday treat for the entire family.
Robert Hodge in Concert, Dec. 7-8, 7:30 p.m. Robert Hodge, an international entertainer who has consistently drawn great acclaim from critics and fans alike, returns for an event that always generates excitement. Ticket: All seats $20.
Christmas in Williamsburg…A Magical Night on Duke of Gloucester Street, Dec. 9 and 11, 7:30 p.m. A brand-new holiday show for two nights only! Students from the Institute for Dance and several members from the community present a night of music and dance, bringing your favorite holiday songs to life. Ticket: General admission $18, seniors/students, $15.
Celebrate the Season: Don Irwin in Concert, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. Popular pianist and Steinway artist Don Irwin returns to Williamsburg for his annual holiday concert. Traditional favorites and classical virtuosity combine for show-stopping melodies. Ticket: All seats $20.
Victorian Christmas Magic-Lantern Show, Dec. 20, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Authentic 1890s projected extravaganza—the kind of show that led to the movies! Scrooge, Santa, animated comedy and carols. “A living National Treasure!”—NPR. For adults and children age 6 and up. Ticket: General admission, $12, seniors/students, $10.
The Kimball Theatre, located in downtown Williamsburg’s Merchants Square, is owned and operated by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the not-for-profit educational institution that operates the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia. The Kimball Theatre box office is open 1-9:15 p.m. For more information, contact the Kimball Theatre box office at (757) 565-8588 or visit www.kimballtheatre.com.