The Front Row, 12/13/2006

Sandra Organ
Today, we hear about two holiday classics adapted into other genres for performances on Houston stages. We'll look at the Texas Repertory Theatre's production of A Christmas Story and Choreographer Sandra Organ tells us about the dance version of Gian Carlo Menotti's heart-warming Christmas opera mahl and the Night Visitors. . .

The Houston Chamber Choir presents it's 2006 holiday concert Christmas at the Villa de Matel and, as a preview, we offer two recorded excerpts from past HCC concerts and a discussion with Founder and Artistic Director Robert Simpson.  Listen  Download 

Texas Repertory Theatre presents a staging of the 1983 film A Christmas Story. Steve Fenley and Mark Laskowski talk about the production with KUHF's Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download 

Choreograper Sandra Organ talks with TFR host Dean Dalton about her company's dance version of Gian Carlo Menotti's classic Christmas opera Amahl and the Night Visitors.  Listen  Download