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Oscar Winner Shirley Jones featured at Hallelujah Project 2016

Back for the fourth year, Hallelujah Project returns to the Lobero stage with the family-friendly mix of holiday classics and seasonal favorites designed to delight audiences of all ages.Tickets ($26.50* to $46.50* and $7* kids 7 -17 with adult) available in person or online at the Lobero Box Office or by calling (805) 963-0761.  *Includes Lobero facility fee.

The popular Hallelujah Project returns for the fourth year to the Lobero stage with its trademark blend of holiday classics and seasonal favorites designed to delight audiences young and old and kick off the season in magical, musical style. Conductor JoAnne Wasserman will lead the Santa Barbara Choral Society and Orchestra in this program of holiday merriment, featuring the young voices of American Riviera Children’s Chorus and Goleta Valley Junior High Choir.  Ms. Wasserman has programmed a repertoire sure to please the whole family, including JS Bach’s Cantata 191 (Gloria in Excelsis Deo) and Randol Bass’s Gloria and Glory to God, as well as interesting arrangements of traditional carols and seasonal favorites by Wilberg, Tydek, Gjeilo, and more. And as has become traditional, a special narration of the charmingly-orchestrated version of Clement Moore’s holiday classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

hp4-2016-shirley-jones-headshot-hp4-2016This year’s guest of honor and celebrity narrator will be Academy Award-winning actress Shirley Jones, beloved for her roles in such musicals as Oklahoma, Carousel, and The Music Man, the popular television series The Partridge Family, as well as the dramatic performance in Elmer Gantry, for which she won the Best Supporting Actress honor. Previous narrators have included comedienne Fanny Flagg and actresses Stephanie Zimbalist and Allison Sweeney.

Rumor has it that there could also be a visit from the mega-star of the season, The Jolly Old Elf, himself, so kids young and old will want to keep a watchful eye out!

Parents and grandparents, don’t miss this chance to make lasting, musical holiday memories with your children and grandchildren! Get your tickets today!

Hallelujah Project Performance

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