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Christmas Canteen 2015

Directed by Anthony P. Rodriguez
Musical Direction by Ann-Carol Pence

Written by Brandon O’Dell
Choreography by Jen MacQueen

Gwinnett’s longest running theatrical holiday tradition, Christmas Canteen, returns for its 20th season. This nostalgic musical revue is a winter wonderland that just keeps getting better. Combined with the awe-inspiring Festival of Trees, we guarantee to give you a Christmas to you’ll never forget!

Running Time:
Act I: 60 minutes; Act II: 50 minutes. There is one 15-minute intermission.

Aurora’s Christmas Canteen is a part of the

Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series Logo

November 19–December 20, 2015

Wednesday–Saturday at 8:00pm*
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm
Tickets $30–$65

Wednesday Discount Matinees
December 9 & 16 at 10:00am
Tickets from $20

*No performances November 25 & 26

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Reviews and Other Buzz About Aurora Theatre’s
Christmas Canteen 2015

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The Festival of Trees

In the lobby for Christmas Canteen 2015, Aurora’s Festival of Trees supports both the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive and local food banks. Read More…

Carols & Cocoa

Send someone you love a little Holiday Cheer! For $45 you can send our Aurora Christmas Carolers to their door to sing a few songs and give them their own Aurora Custom Cocoa Gift Set. Learn More…



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Brandon O’Dell*
Travis Smith*
Brian Walker
Jen MacQueen*
Diany Rodriguez
Lyndsay Ricketson Brown
Production Staff
Producing Artistic Director/Director Anthony P. Rodriguez
Associate Producer/Music Director Ann-Carol Pence
Associate Artistic Director Justin Anderson
Writer Brandon O’Dell
Choreographer Jennifer MacQueen*
Resident Stage Manager Katie Chambers*
Assistant Stage Manager Stephanie Nichols
Set Designer Julie Allardice Ray
Lighting Designer Mary Parker
Sound & Video Designer Daniel Pope
Costume Designer Alan Yeong
Props Designer Ryan Bradburn
Company Manager Katie Pelkey
Technical Director Daniel Terry
Scenic Artist Sarah Thomson
Sound Board Operator
Crew/AppCo Featured Ensemble T’Arica Crawford
Benjamin Sims
Follow Spot Operator Molly Huntington
Follow Spot Operator Lauren Robinson
Music Director/Keyboard Ann-Carol Pence
Percussion Mark Biering
Bass Greg Armijo
Guitar Jim Stallings
Guitar/AppCo Featured Ensemble Skyler Brown

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Noche de Velas

Aurora Theatre welcomes the holiday seasonand what better way than sharing traditions and customs from other countries. This December 7 we invite you to share with your family & friends and our Hispanic community this holiday tradition, Colombian style with food, music  and a candle in the evening! Learn More…