It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is right around the corner! There are so many things about this holiday that I love, and one of the things that make it most special to me is the music. I’m sentimental and music brings so many good memories to the forefront of my attention. Attending The Forgotten Carols is a tradition that I love.
Here’s a special video introduction to the show:
Michael McLean Introduces the Forgotten Carols
thing. But, then it turns out I wouldn’t up in the hospital and stayed longer than I expected to, and we discovered that had I not arrived when I did, someone else would be playing Uncle John tonight and you all would be singing “Together Forever Someday” to ME! I share this for the obvious reasons: to get your sympathy and to possibly get
this response, “Well, for a dying guy, he did pretty well tonight.”
you tonight, for this evening’s show that will be ours alone. I love theater because it’s something we share, in the moment, and it will never be duplicated. It’s the gift of our connection through this story, and these characters, and these “forgotten carols,” that reminds us why Christmas, at its purest, brings such tidings for great joy. And through
these songs from all the different people who experienced Jesus and His message in different ways, we get to see ourselves and feel a connection that goes beyond being in the theatre tonight; we get to feel, deep down, that we are absolutely not alone. At least, that’s my hope.