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Sanders Family Christmas

Presented by Commonweal Theatre Company

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Commonweal Theatre

208 Parkway Ave. N Lanesboro, MN 55949

$15 - $35 General Admission

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120 minutes

With intermission

Thursday, November 21 7:30 pm
2019-11-21 19:30:002019-11-21 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
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Friday, November 22 7:30 pm
2019-11-22 19:30:002019-11-22 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
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Saturday, November 23 7:30 pm
2019-11-23 19:30:002019-11-23 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Sunday, November 24 1:30 pm
2019-11-24 13:30:002019-11-24 13:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Friday, November 29 7:30 pm
2019-11-29 19:30:002019-11-29 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Saturday, November 30 7:30 pm
2019-11-30 19:30:002019-11-30 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Sunday, December 1 1:30 pm
2019-12-01 13:30:002019-12-01 13:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Thursday, December 5 7:30 pm
2019-12-05 19:30:002019-12-05 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Friday, December 6 7:30 pm
2019-12-06 19:30:002019-12-06 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Saturday, December 7 1:30 pm
2019-12-07 13:30:002019-12-07 13:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Saturday, December 7 7:30 pm
2019-12-07 19:30:002019-12-07 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Sunday, December 8 1:30 pm
2019-12-08 13:30:002019-12-08 13:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Thursday, December 12 7:30 pm
2019-12-12 19:30:002019-12-12 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Friday, December 13 7:30 pm
2019-12-13 19:30:002019-12-13 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Sunday, December 15 1:30 pm
2019-12-15 13:30:002019-12-15 13:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS
Thursday, December 19 7:30 pm
2019-12-19 19:30:002019-12-19 19:30:00America/ChicagoSanders Family ChristmasIt’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing. Southeast MinnesotaS

Past performances

Friday, November 15 7:30 pm
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  • Post-show discussion
Saturday, November 16 7:30 pm
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Sunday, November 17 1:30 pm
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Drama Musical

It’s Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. But in North Carolina’s little Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the boisterous Sanders Family Singers band together with Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe to buoy the congregation’s spirit. Conceived by a Commonweal favorite, director Alan Bailey, and brimming with warmth, hilarity, and foot-stomping bluegrass music, Sanders Family Christmas will have your toes tapping and your heart singing.