The jacobs School's Vocal Jazz Ensemble I dropped by WFIU with a sample of their work for the Chimes of Christmas 2016
Charles Dickens didn't invent the holiday but his "A Christmas Carol" shapes it for many.
"...theatre is a great way to gather together and remind ourselves about what makes us human, and this plays does it in spades.' director Liam Castellan
"Now the giraffe! ... Hooray for the giraffe!" from Tony Kushner's "But, the Giraffe"
I only ask things I'd ask any superstar. What is it that you have got that puts you where you are?" King Herod
"Mr. Pinkerton, you spent a hundred yen for me. I will take care to be very frugal. And to please you." Cio Co San
"I am Pepicek, very small/And I am Aninku, his sister, even smaller" the two children in search of milk for their mother.
"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. " the cheerful friend Gratiano
"I'm worried about the future, and I miss the past." Vanya
"Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega. An end in itself." Marquez