“T’was the Night Before Christmas”

The story how Clement Moore created his world-renowned poem T’was the Night Before Christmas comes alive in the Arena Players Children’s Theater production that opens Sunday, November 30, in the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Carriage House Theater, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY.

“T’was the Night Before Christmas”
Photo by Frederic De Feis

The play runs Saturdays and Sundays through December 21 at 1:00 p.m. Admission: adults $10, children $8, and free for children under three. For reservations or further information on all Arena Players productions, call 516-293-0674. Visit www.ArenaPlayers.org

According to legend, Clement Moore wrote his immortal poem, A Visit from St. Nicholas, for his family on Christmas Eve 1822.  It first appeared in print in the Sentinel, a newspaper in Troy, New York, on December 23, 1823 – and is the most published, most read, most memorized, most collected book in all of Christmas literature.

Arena Players Repertory Company is a non-profit company funded in part by Suffolk County under the auspices of the Office of Cultural Affairs; New York State Council for the Arts; and individual contributions.

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