Performers from JIB Productions entertain the audience during "Seasons Readings." (contributed photo)
Southport, CT - Kick off the holidays on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. with JIB Productions, the creators of the hit theater series Play with Your Food, for Seasons Readings, a production they call "a delightful afternoon performance of irreverent and irresistible short plays and stories that shine a holiday light on human nature at its best . . . and at its worst . . . but guaranteed to put everyone in a festive frame of mind!" This performance is for ages 18 and up. Enjoy delicious eggnog and cookies while getting into the holiday spirit. Tickets: $30 in advance at pequotlibrary.org, $40 at the door. JIB Productions, Inc., is a not-for-profit producer of performing and visual arts projects, providing professional programming to communities in and around Fairfield County, CT.
Short plays and stories include “Ring Out, Wild Bells” by Wolcott Gibbs; “O, Christmas Tree” by Frederick Stroppel; “How to Read a Christmas Story” by Ann Patchett; “The Night of the Magi” by Leo Rosten; “The Land of the Sweets” by Frederick Stroppel; “Christmas Truce” by Aaron Shepard. Lastly, “A Recipe,” America’s favorite eggnog recipe, recounted as you’ve not heard before!
For holiday fun for the whole family visit Pequot Library's upcoming exhibition of vintage postcards, holiday literature, and caroling music, dating back to 1848. In Holiday Magic: Selections from the Children’s Historical Collection, you can experience the magical and memorable role holidays play in the lives of all readers, especially children, on view December 14, 2017-February 4, 2018, during regular Library hours.