Amahl and the Night Visitors

Buy tickets buttonFriday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. — Wildwood Park for the Arts
Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3:00 p.m. — Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock
Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. — Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock
Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 p.m. — Wildwood Park for the Arts

Music and lyrics by Gian Carlo Menotti
Directed by Bevan Keating

Three kings follow a star on camel back, silhouetted against the sky at sunset

Menotti offers a heartwarming extension of the traditional story surrounding the nativity of Jesus. Young Amahl has a disabled leg and can no longer herd sheep to support himself and his mother. Although the family’s financial plight doesn’t dampen Amahl’s spirits or his imagination, his mother secretly worries they will soon have to beg for a living. But their fortunes could change when three royal visitors appear unexpectedly at their door one night, seeking shelter on their journey to locate a newborn king. “The singing, dancing, and beautifully complex music in this show will transport audiences to another place and time, filling them with the spirit of Christmas,” says director Bevan Keating.


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