Accept a hearty invitation to Tracy Hall in Norwich, VT on Saturday October 13th for an “occasione speciale," to kickoff this year's Christmas Revels: A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice. Imagine yourself transported to Renaissance Venice for the Feast of the Seven Fishes!
Canta! (Sing!) Danza! (Dance!) and Mangia! (Feast!)
It all begins at 3:45 pm with an introduction to the production. Experts from Italian Village Dances, Celest DiPietropaolo and Marie DiCocco will teach the first set of easy traditional Northern Italian dances followed by a potluck and community singing around the table after the meal. The second set of dances will continue and the event will conclude at 7:15pm. Music will be provided by “I Suonatori Della Val Cipolla!” 3:45pm - Welcome reception. Meet members of the Cast, Directors, and Guest Artists. Get an inside look at set and costumes,
4:15pm - First set of dancing5:15pm - Potluck Dinner, singing around the table6:15pm - Second set of dancing7:15pm - Arrivederci
Consider staying around to attend the Norwich Contra Dance, starting at 8pm in the same hall (Note that this is a separate event with separate admission fee).
See the ravishing costumes! Marvel at the set designs! Meet members of the production team and cast!
Then...get your tickets to The Christmas Revels Celebration of the Winter Solstice from December 13-16, 2018 at the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH at revelsnorth.org.