The program will also feature original holiday music by the Santa Fe-based duo Melange, poetry by various cast members, and a comedy routine or two.
On the theatrical side, Ms. Sena de Tarnoff directs a short play, "Grandma Lale's Tamales: A Christmas Story," based upon the children's book by local author, Nasario Garcia, adapted for the stage by Jason Jaramillo. Copies of Mr. Garcia's book will be available in the lobby. The cast includes Scott Shuker as Dad; Lenore Gallegos as Mom; Amador Gonzales as the Boy, Junie; Ray Geer as Father Nieto; and Jason Adams as Grandpa Lolo. 10 children from Santa Fe Danceworks and Teatro Paraguas Children's Theatre will also be featured throughout the evening, singing, dancing, and decorating the tree.
Hyda Marie will perform her Native American Story about the Moose Who Gets Her Wings.
After the program, the children in the audience will be invited to help break a piñata on stage.
Performances of A Musical Piñata for Christmas II are
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Dec 18 - 20) at 7:00 PM
Sunday (Dec. 21) at 2:00 PM.
Admission by donation at the door.
Reservations may be made by calling 505-424-1601. For further information, please visit www.teatroparaguas.org.