Posts Tagged ‘holiday’
Old King Cole was a merry old soul, but he might have been even merrier if he’d seen the Upstairs Gallery’s holiday show.
Late November is usually a sleepy time for local theatergoers, with all the companies putting on cozy holiday fare, occasionally punctuated by some spikier stuff like The Santaland Diaries.
Bitter and schmaltzy, this comedy about Santa’s brother doesn’t fly.
The trailers for Fred Claus that showed in theaters last Christmas pitched the movie at adults — the director of Wedding Crashers re-teaming with Vince Vaughn to make a comedy about Santa Claus’ unjolly brother.
When an interminably melancholic and arty rock singer-songwriter like Aimee Mann releases an album of yuletide tunes, you have to wonder: Whatever happened to Christmas?
Like a great many of us, Firehouse Art Gallery is busy this holiday season.