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Hometown Holiday Spectacular

Saturday, December 15 at 7:00 pm

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On Sale Dates

Seat Sponsors: Monday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.
All Members: Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m.
General Public: Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m.

Ticket Prices

$12.00

Join us for our annual Hometown Holiday celebration at Peoples Bank Theatre, featuring heartwarming music and dance performances by Marietta and Parkersburg area youth ensembles and special guests Faith Anderson & Jon Hartlage. Featured ensembles include:

  • Marietta Dance Academy
  • Gels Dance Centre
  • PACE Dance Studio
  • Marietta High School Vocal Point
  • Marietta High School Cantabile Choir
  • Marietta Middle School 6-8 Grade Choir
  • Marietta High School Marquettes
  • Marietta Ukulele Choir
  • High Schools That Rock
  • Bone and Fiddle Dance Collective
  • Schrader Youth Ballet Shraderettes

Faith Anderson is a member of Actors Equity and is best known for her work in musicals having been featured in over 300 productions, including 7 years with the Off Broadway Musical “The People Garden” at The York Theatre.Professional work includes: Ilona in She Loves Me at The Bickford Theatre, Sonja Hennie for New Jersey Playwrights, Good Witch of The North in The Wizard of OZ at Papermill Playhouse and Mad Donna in The Mask of The Millennium for Luna Stage. Faith plays Belle in Beauty and the Beast, along with many fairytale princesses for Yates Musical Theatre. As Lilly in Swingtime Canteen for Perennial Prods, she rediscovered her love for the trumpet! Faith has collaborated with high profile writer James Rado who wrote the musical Hair. She has performed with Larry Chance and The Earls, and was the sole backup singer for Gloria Gainer on the release of Hallelujah, Christmas is Here. Faith has fronted two 20-piece Big Bands including NJ Pops, both as a trumpet player and singer.In 2015 Faith recorded the Original Christian Album “Face The Light” with composer Peter Kidd.   She spent the last few years focusing on her family and her most challenging issues with M.S. .She was diagnosed in 2014 and she has been searching for real answers as well as utilizing the  song she wrote and filmed last year called” I Promise”. The song has been circulated by “The Soprano’s” star Jamie Sigler who was also diagnosed with MS a little over a year ago and Candace Cameron Bure from “The View.”

Jon Hartlage has worked in the New York area as and Equity Actor in the roles of Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun, a feature tenor in his original touring show The Magic of Mario Lanza, Don Jose in Carmen, and Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte. He performed at Lyric Opera Cleveland, The Bickford Theatre, and Papermill Playhouse, along with The Caramoor Music Festival and the Altamura Center for the Arts, where he collaborated with operatic legends Jerome Himes and Licia Albanese. Jon has appeared as Tenor Soloist with both The Greater Princeton and The Sussex County Youth Orchestras in NJ. He earned a Master’s Degree in Music from The Ohio State University prior to moving east to NJ. After spending years performing, he became the orchestra conductor for thehighlandstage.org, a company devoted to professional quality theatre arts for young actors and musicians aged 10 to 25. Jon has held that position and collaborated in its direction with his wife Faith since 2003, providing them the opportunity to guide and empower young people toward discovering their true voices as actors, singers, and musicians. Highland Stage youth are currently performing on Broadway and in Touring Companies throughout the country. Jon is currently devoting time to promoting his not-for-profit MS Funding Corporation, voicesforfaith.com, devoted to supporting Innovative MS Healing and Sharing MS Hope. My biggest thanks goes to my lovely wife, Faith Anderson, with whom I share this amazing artistic work.