ROCHESTER -- The Rochester Performance & Arts Center will present a wide array of Yuletide shows for the upcoming holiday season.
First, GSCS CHAMBER SINGERS "SONGS OF THE SEASON" - Wednesday, December 5 (7pm) - Rochester's own community chorus, Granite State Choral Society, invites you to an evening of music with their auditioned Chamber Singers. This 12-15 voice auditioned vocal ensemble is ready to make holiday magic as they present "Songs of the Season" to lift your spirits and ring in the festivities. Let the Yuletide fun begin with traditional, classic and contemporary carols to brighten your night.
MERRILL SINGS: HOLIDAY EDITION - Friday, December 7 (7:30pm) - Merrill Sings is back for the Holiday Season! Come ready to laugh and jingle your bells to many favorite holiday songs, as Merrill is joined by her talented friends: Miles Burns, Chris Bradley, and Patrick Dorow. Hilarious and heartwarming, this concert is sure to get you in the Holiday Spirit and fill you with cheer! Merrill Peiffer has been on a National tour, the NYC circuit, and has been dazzling audiences on the seacoast for years - including such performances as 'A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline' at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre among others.
THE BODACIOUS BABES HOLIDAY CONCERT - Saturday, December 8 (7:30pm) - The Bodacious Babes are back in town & ready to put your tinsel in a tangle! Join the Babes, Peggy Alexander & Kat Murphy, while they entertain you with Cabaret & Vaudeville style holiday favorites! The Babes have been performing all over New England for years. They are known for their bawdy humor, booming voices, and sparkling personalities! Along with many other honors over the years, The Babes are proud to represent the New Hampshire Country Music Association. Get on the nice list and come have a merry good holiday time with The Bodacious Babes!
A TUNA CHRISTMAS (December 13-23) - Holiday cheer and holiday stress go hand in hand, and in Tuna, TX (the state's third-smallest town), it's no different. Local radio station DJs report on various Yuletide activities, including the fierce competition in the annual lawn-display contest, the local production of A Christmas Carol jeopardized by unpaid electric bills, and a Christmas Phantom wreaking havoc on the community. A Tuna Christmas, written by Tony-nominated Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, is a delight for any season - with two of your favorite Seacoast comedians quick-changing costumes and wigs to perform all the 20+ characters in Tuna.
Tickets can be reserved online or at the box office (603) 948-1099.
The Rochester Performance & Arts Center is sponsored by Holy Rosary Credit Union and Rochester Rotary. The Rochester Performance & Arts Center is located 32 North Main Street, Rochester, NH. Visit www.rochesteroperahouse.com/rpac to purchase tickets and for additional information.