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A very electric Christmas presented by the Ballet Classique de Mobile | That happens here

Lightwire Theater’s “A Very Electric Christmas” arrives at Mobile Saenger Theater on Sunday,

December 23, 2018, 2:30 p.m.

Follow the story of a young bird, named Max, and his family, as they begin their journey south for the

winter. When Max deviates from his trajectory and finds himself at the North Pole… his adventure begins! Dancing

toy soldiers, singing verses and playing poinsettias, light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A Very

Electric Christmas. Audiences of all ages will cherish this magical and captivating family story,

friendship and hope on timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for its electroluminescent art, poignant stories

and occurs in total darkness.

Brighten up your holiday this season with A Very by Lightwire Theater

Electric Christmas.

$24.00 Adults / $13.50 Children (12 and under)

Tickets are on sale now at Mobile Civic Center and Saenger Theater Box Office and Ticketmaster.

Since gaining national acclaim after appearing in the semi-finals on America’s Got Talent and winning

TRU TV’s top Fake Off honors, Lightwire Theater continued to captivate audiences around the world

with their unique combination of skill and grace told through the technological innovations of moving

light characters.

Ian and Eleanor Carney were both born and raised in New Orleans and met when they were 13, by

ballet lessons. Their brilliant dancing careers took them to New York, and it was on Broadway that Ian

met co-creator Corbin Popp while dancing in Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out.

An immediate connection was established between the soulmates when they discovered their mutual love for

art, theater and technology. After coming across a product called “EL wire”, the lights came on and the

the possibilities seemed endless. Together, with their wives Eleanor and Whitney, they began experimenting

with shapes and designs to develop puppet-based neon creatures that quickly came to life.

Based in New Orleans, Lightwire Theater continues to create and deliver innovative theater

experiences to audiences around the world, including: Hong Kong, Estonia, Canada, Belarus, China, Abu Dhabi,

and as finalists on My TF1’s, The Best Le Meilleur Artiste in Paris.

People of all ages will be captivated by the dazzling visuals and unique menagerie of characters that

magically appear out of the dark. Combining the arts of puppetry, theater and dance with music

of timeless holiday hits, this magical and captivating story of family, friendship and hope creates a real

a unique, inspired and exhilarating vacation experience that will remain a treasured memory for years



“Holiday Wonders” at Copeland Auditorium, Davidson High School

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Tickets are available on the CBM website. General admission $15 per person

Join us as we celebrate the season with our winter show, featuring all of Mobile’s classical ballet students! Dancing Dolls, Toy Soldiers and Reindeer Games will lead to timeless carols and excerpts from the beautiful winter ballet “Les Patineurs” – The Skaters – classics that will get all ages in the mood for holiday wonder and lore!

We also perform excerpts from “Holiday Wonders” at Christmas on the Hill the following day, December 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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