Thursday, November 18, 2010

Upcoming: A Monster Carol by Dwight Markus, Texas State University, December 3 - 5

Received directly:

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance

in association with A Monster Trust presents

A Monster Carol, Texas State University

A Monster Carol

Written & Directed by Dwight Markus

December 3rd at 7:00 p.m., December 4th and 5th at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Mainstage University Theatre, Texas State Theatre Center, 430 Moon St., San Marcos

Tickets: $5 General Admission, available at the Texas State box office on the day of the show.

For additional information please contact (512) 245-2147.

The Monsters are back! A family comedy for the holidays, ages 4 and up.

Pictured: Top row: Bridget Farias (Veronica the Vampire)

Middle row: D. Heath Thompson (Wolfgang the Werewolf), Audience Member & Dwight Markus (Franklin the Monster)

Bottom row: Molly McKee (Louise, the Museum Curator), Audience Member & Oscar Cabrera (Jake the Ghost)

At Vincent’s House of Wax, home of the scary monsters, a ghostly visitor comes calling on Christmas Eve. Now, Vincent’s is no ordinary museum of wax figures for when the doors are locked, the wax statues come to life. Tonight Jake, the ghost of Jacob Marley comes calling to pull a “Scrooge” on one of the Monsters. Jake has lost the 3 spirits of Christmas and enlists the aid of Veronica the Vampire, Franklin the Monster and Louise, the Curator of the Museum to help him reenact the past of Wolfgang the Werewolf. Jake puts them under a “Mystical Veil” to show him his life. At that point everything goes haywire as Jake’s true intentions are revealed and Wolfgang’s past brings some unexpected revelations. Come find out what funny things happen when you mix Christmas with Halloween and enjoy some good family fun.

Stay after the show for the Monster Picture Party and have your picture taken with our cast onstage. We will send the photos to you via your email address.

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