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Dec. 6th: The Snow Queen: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour

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What:The Snow Queen: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour

When: Wednesday December 6, 2017, Doors 6pm Show at 6:30pm

Tickets: Free for MCC Members, $10 General admission

The Mateel Kitchen will offer snacks for purchase, plus a complimentary holiday cookie buffet

The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show tour, now in its 37th year, ushers in the festive season with an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen. The timeless tale of a child’s spirit triumphing over impending darkness, The Snow Queen performance takes place at December 6th at 6:30pm at the Mateel, 59 Rusk Lane in Redway.  When a magical mirror shatters and two pieces fall into the heart and eye of young Kai, his friend Gerda must embark on a journey of a lifetime to set things right and eventually embrace the power within her. The Snow Queen is an enthralling holiday spectacle for the whole family and features an assortment of magical characters, which include a trio of bumbling trolls, a talking tree and a flying reindeer.

The event is free for Mateel Community Center members and $10 general admission.  The Mateel Kitchen will offer snacks for purchase, plus a complimentary holiday cookie buffet.

The Dell’Arte Company’s adaptation of The Snow Queen is directed by Dell’Arte’s Producing Artistic Director Michael Fields and is a bold re-telling of the classic holiday tale that comprises of original music and robust physical storytelling created and performed by this year’s international cast. Featured are: Matilda Lindström from Finland, Gaia Mencagli from Denmark and Gaby Haught, Eric Jones, Natashia Marshall, Chase Perkins, Fay Steddum and Jacob Timmons from the US.

Dell’Arte strives to make family holiday entertainment available to both rural and urban communities that rarely see live professional theatre.  The Dell’Arte Holiday Show reaches approximately 5,000 – 8,000 people each year, including many school-age children. This production will tour throughout Northern California with a stop at the Mateel, December 6th.