Suddenly On Christmas Eve

For the first time in 10 years, the critically acclaimed original musical, Suddenly on Christmas Eve, will grace the stage at Regis College on December 22-23, 2017.
Based on a true story, this original family musical about hope and forgiveness center around a family whose lives are forever marked by the Great Depression - and by a life changing encounter that takes place...Suddenly On Christmas Eve.

Your tax-deductible gift will help us ensure that this high-quality, powerful production will touch the hearts of many across the MetroWest area. See below for incetives!

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Director and Choreographer – Nancy Hoffmann Gerber
Music Director and Conductor – Doug Gerber
Assistant Music Director and Pianist –  Paul Huberdeau
Book, Lyrics, and Music by Stephen Edward Gerber
Produced by Acts From the Heart under the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, School of Creative Arts, Inc.

Jacob Andersen - David Westfall
Johanna Andersen - Nancy Gerber
James Andersen - Allyn McCourt
Katherine Andersen - Sara Cuozzo
Georgie Andersen - Charlotte Stobbe
Uncle Olaf - Bryan Ernst
Billy Anderson - Oliver Morgens
Amy Anderson - Lily Gordenstein / Avalon Hart
Howard Bidwell - Mike Milway
Mr. Johnson - Chet Williams
Mario Piccolo - Joel Hersh
Giuseppe Piccolo - Jonathan McCauley
Lola - Lauren Jackson
Walter (aka Carmine) - John Defusco
Sidney - Steve Peluso
Vito - George Sawaya / Zachary Lynch
Gangster Quartet - Dan Giles, Ben Morse, Elyse Seltzer, Tabitha Crepaux
Farmer - Ben Morse
Farmer’s Helpers - William Pullen and George Sawaya
Farmer’s Customers - John Defusco, Katy Landry, Ruth Hepp, Suzanne Sawaya, Marji Strasner
Mother - Lili Kaufmann / Lynea Zaborowski
Elizabeth - Amelia Haas
Jenny - Chiara Calderone / Elisabeth Halberstadt
Salvation Army Officer - Jim Hepp
Mr. Booth - Jim Hepp
Montebello - Dan Giles
Policeman (scene 1)- George Sawaya / William Pullen
Policeman Roy - William Pullen
Policeman Jimmy - Dan Giles
Piano Movers - Steve Peluso, John Defusco, George Sawaya
German Soldier  - Jonathan McCauley
American Soldier  - Dan Giles
Leonard - Larry Strasner
Leonard’s daughter - Sara Strasner

Tabitha Crepaux, Carly Farrell, Dan Giles, Amelia Haas, Sabrina Haskins, Marissa Herman, Ruth Hepp, Jim Hepp, Heather Kaufmann, Lili Kaufmann, Katie Landry, Paula Cerulli Lock, Kevin Luey, Zachary Lynch, Julie Manley, Olivia Miller, Alton Moody, Ben Morse, Janine Owen, Lori Ozuna, Mei-Lin Po, William Pullen, George Sawaya, Jasmine Sawaya, Suzanne Sawaya, Daniel Seltzer, Elyse Seltzer, Larry Strasner, Marji Strasner, Chet Williams, Amanda Zaborowski, Joel Zaborowski, Lynea Zaborowski

Lightning - Lily Gordenstein / Avalon Hart
Flash - Oliver Morgens / Brianna Schneekloth / Chiara Calderone / Zachary Lynch
Newsies Ensemble- Amelia Haas, Elisabeth Halberstadt, Nathaniel Jarrett,  Janine Owen, William Pullen, George Sawaya, Sara Strasner

Katherine Andersen - Carly Farrell
Giuseppe Piccolo - George Sawaya
Lola - Jasmine Sawaya
Farmer - Dan Giles

“Everything about Suddenly is outstanding: from the cast to the costumes to the music, it’s an exhilarating and uplifting experience” – Liz Walker, WBZ-TV

“An inspiring tale of faith that cannot fail to move; a first rate original musical score and script, expertly performed and interpreted” – Douglas Yeo, Boston Symphony Orchestra

“You come out feeling hopeful. This is one Christmas show you shouldn’t miss” – Max Hobart, The Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston


Bronze- $100

-Special recognition in the show program

Silver- $250

-Special recognition in the show program

-Pre-show backstage tour

Gold- $500

-Special recognition in the show program

-Pre-show backstage tour

-2 reserved seats of your choice
Platinum- $1,000

-Special recognition in the show program

-Pre-show backstage tour

-2 complimentary tickets and 2 reserved seats of your      choice

-Free 30-minute voice and/or acting lesson with  Director Nancy Gerber (transferrable to another person)

Diamond- $5,000+

-Special recognition in the show program

-Pre-show backstage tour

-4 complimentary tickets and 4 reserved seats of your choice

-Free 1-hour voice and/or acting lessons with Director Nancy Gerber (transferrable to another person)


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Acts From The Heart 2017 
Natick, MA
School of Creative Arts Inc. 
Registered nonprofit
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