12 Days of Chain Christmas

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To celebrate the end of a very exciting year at the Chain Theatre, Variations Theatre Group, Inc. (VTG) is thrilled to present a series of special holiday events as part of the 12 Days of Chain Christmas.


It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Written by Joe Landry

Directed by Greg Cicchino

In It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play adapted by Joe Landry, the treasured holiday film comes to life before your eyes. 1940s radio players perform the story as a Christmas Eve broadcast with music and sound effects. A story of redemption that resonates with all ages, It’s A Wonderful Life has become our American “A Christmas Carol.” This production will be directed by VTG Managing Director Greg Cicchino and VTG Artistic Director Kirk Gostkowski will be playing George Bailey. Enjoy the timeless tale and give your whole family the gift of live theater!

December 5th- December 21st


Friday Dec 5th at 8pm, Saturday Dec 6th at 8pm, Sunday Dec 7th at 2pm

Friday Dec 12th at 8pm, Saturday Dec 13th at 2pm, Sunday Dec 14 at 2pm

Friday Dec 19th at 8pm, Saturday Dec 20th at 8pm, Sunday Dec 21st at 2pm

The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe

Written by Jane Wagner

Starring Barbara Rosenblat

The Chain Theatre will be hosting a one night only staged reading benefit of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe written by Jane Wagner and starring Barbara Rosenblat. Barbara may be best known for portraying Miss Rosa, the no nonsense bank robber and cancer patient on Orange Is the New Black, but she also has had an extremely illustrious career on the stage and as “the Meryl Streep of Audiobooks.”  As a moving critique of modern society, this barbed but humane show continues to resonate with truth and accuracy today. Come see this poignant, sharp, and laugh-out-loud funny play.

Saturday December 13th at 8pm (CLICK FOR TICKETS)

Santa Claus: In Person!

We are also very honored to have Santa Claus, live and in person on Saturday December 6th at 12pm.  He will be reading the Night Before Christmas and listening to your Christmas wishes. Pictures with Mr. Claus will be available.

This is a FREE EVENT

A Yippie-Ki-Yay Christmas!

21 +

Two drinks included in the ticket price $15

It’s HARD to imagine what would the holidays be like without the magic of ’80s Action Christmas movies.  Not a world we want to live in that’s for sure; I think we would just DIE of boredom.  Come celebrate the season with a staged reading parody of one of the greatest films ever made.  There will be audience participation, trivia, a raffle, and drinking.  Welcome to the party pal!

Sunday December 14th at 7PM

Comedy Christmas Special

An Evening Night of Miracle Christmas Wishes with Johan Blindadorf and Friends


Join Finnish singing sensation Johan Blindadorf along with his friends in this Holiday spectacular. Come enjoy classic Christmas songs, have a few laughs and maybe even catch a glimpse of everyones favorite Christmas character Kli Kli the broom stealing gnome.

“The best show for families during the holidays”
-The Finland Tribune

“I smell success… and miracles”
- Newspaper Gazette Herald

“I’m not afraid of the dark, stop telling people I’m afraid of the dark”
- Johan Blindadorf

Thursday December 18th at 8pm

We are also a Drop Off location for Toys for Tots.  Please bring a NEW, UNWRAPPED toy to the theatre leave in the bin in the lobby if you would like to make someone’s Christmas brighter!

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