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November 27, 2018

SVSU holiday production a throwback to Christmas TV specials from ’60s, ‘70s

Holiday paintingSaginaw Valley State University student dancers, actors, and vocalists next week will perform together on stage to celebrate the holiday season in “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! A Christmas Variety Show!”


The SVSU Department of Theatre's 10th annual holiday-themed production is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 28-29, in SVSU’s Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts.  


The production will take audiences back in time to the Christmas TV specials of the 1960s and ‘70s. Viewers will be surrounded by the holiday spirit courtesy of a dazzling theatre set featuring twinkling lights, brilliant colors, and other sights and sounds of the season.


Ric Roberts, professor of theatre, will direct the production along with Peggy Mead-Finizio, assistant professor of theatre.


“It will be an exciting night of holiday fun for the whole family,” Mead-Finizio said.


Tickets are $13 for the public and $10 for SVSU students or attendees age 60 or older.


For more information or to order tickets, contact the SVSU Box Office at (989) 964-4261 or purchase tickets online at