WHAT: Blue Springs City Theatre presents the vignette play – a collection of short scenes on a theme – “Deck the Stage,” by Lindsay Price (2001) and directed by Andrew Ainsworth.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Dec. 7-8; and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 9.

WHERE: Blue Springs Civic Center, Blue Springs High School, 2000 N.W. Ashton Drive, Blue Springs.

HOW MUCH: Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children 12-younger and seniors 60-older. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.bluespringscitytheatre.com.

WHAT'S THE SHOW ABOUT: The show is comprised of six short plays, one of them a series of monologues, inspired by Christmas carols such as “Deck the Halls,” “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and “We Three Kings” and incorporated in a silly and somewhat cynical manner. Among the characters are a zany teacher and her students, the heavenly choir and the famous trio of wise men. Recommended for audiences of middle school age and older (from theatrefolk.com).

CAST

Character: Actor

Carol: Nora McDaniel

Candy: Brooklyn Fisk

Kris: Evan Cartwright

Mrs. Tanenbaum/Voice: Maddie Ainsworth

Ben: Jackson Gavril

Shelley: Kylee Harris

Tariel: Debbie Thies

Mariel: Alex Pierce

Dariel: Mary Anne Haggerty

Sariel: Aislinn Plumberg

Zariel: Karly Pierce

Melchior: Michael Parker

Gaspar: Tanner McDaniel

Balthasar: Grant McDaniel

Ms. Meyermyer: Jer McDermed

Cameron: Jackson Mowers

Ira: Kamryn Henderson

Winston: Ethan Fisk

Pamala Lee: Lily McDermed

Renata: Kylie Templeton

Marilo: Lucy Doran

Emily: Lauren Downing

Johan: Tyler Wiss

Hans: Gunner Hill

Esther: Marin Heide

Asia: Maddy Johnson

Iris: Sadie Sweeney

Ms. Meyermyer's students: Nayeli Adams, Caleb Collins, Charlotte Doran, Emma Freeman, Quinton Gavril, Evan Johnson, Abi Kochay, Mackynzie Lawhorn, Jackson Gavril, Kylee Harris

– Compiled by Mike Genet