Playhouse 51 presents the second show of its 10th season, the musical comedy Sanders Family Christmas, directed by Jane Lester. Sponsored by Patriot Bank and Patriot Bank Mortgage, Sanders Family Christmas was written by Connie Ray, conceived by Alan Bailey with musical arrangements by John Foley and Gary Fagin. This sequel to the ever-popular Smoke on the Mountain musical features 25 Southern bluegrass, gospel, Christmas favorites as well as hilarious and touching stories. It is set in Mount Pleasant, N. C. on Christmas Eve, 1941, just 18 days after Pearl Harbor.
Performances will be held on December 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 at the George Harvell Civic Center in Millington located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m., the one Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and cost $12 for regular adults, $10 for seniors / students / military and Playhouse 51 members. For group rates call 872-6878. Playhouse 51 is a non-profit community theater that produces 4 shows per year. The organization meets the third Tuesday of each month in the main auditorium at the Harvell Civic Center, 8077 Wilkinsville Road, at 7 p.m. Playhouse 51 welcomes new member and volunteers. For more information about the organization visit www.playhouse51.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/playhouse51, or call our information line at 872-71710. Everyone has a role to play with Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theater