Christmas play, holiday market at Powerhouse

Published 7:30 am Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Theatre Oxford will present “Peppermint Bear and the Toy Elves” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 1, and again Saturday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Powerhouse.

The play is directed by René Pulliam and features music direction by Justin Wadkins. Book and lyrics are by Michael Snider while music and additional lyrics have been produced by Kurt Misar.

The production’s sponsors include Neighborhood Realty, the Mississippi Arts Commission, and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. Theatre Oxford encourages families to come to the play and enjoy the holiday cheer.

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Additionally, there will be picture opportunities with the cast and Santa after each show.

Before each show, there will be a holiday art market hosted by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council in the gallery. Hot chocolate and cookies will also be provided.

The market will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 1, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 2.

The Powerhouse is located at 413 South 14th Street in Oxford (on the corner of University Avenue). Parking is in back near the water tower.