ELLSWORTH - It's the holiday season and The Grand has tickets now on sale for a heartwarming tale of one family's adventures in the big city during the most wonderful time of the year entitled 'Home for the Holidays: A Christmas Wish' running on Dec. 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.

Directed by Anne Bahr (with musical direction by Bob Bahr and choreography by David Lamon), this original production includes Drew & Jennifer Myers, Connor Wubbenhorst, Bernard Hope, Allen Fitch, Steve & Sue Gormley, Nancy Dymond, Irv Hodgkin, Will Stephenson, Shay Cobb, Erin McEldowney, Lindsay & Joe Cough, Ashley Callan, Izzy Simbari and Lillian Philbrook as well as other local performers.

Published in Happenings
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 16:07

Giving thanks in the movies

A look at some films with Thanksgiving themes

As a rule, when we hear the term 'holiday movie,' we almost automatically equate it to 'Christmas movie.' It's understandable Christmas is by far the most cinematically celebrated holiday. But is that fair? There are other holidays after all including one right around the corner.

So in that spirit, here are a few 'holiday' favorites that revolve not around Christmas trees but rather turkey dinners. Thanksgiving, while vastly underrepresented in the world of Hollywood, has still managed to serve as the setting for a few great (and some not-so-great) film offerings.

Published in Buzz


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