The best of Christmas traditions and winter memories comes to downtown Bend showcasing popular and beloved stories, dances and songs, performed by many of Central Oregon’s top actors and media personalities.“A Tower Christmas” is part of the Marquee Series, featuring live community theater productions, sponsored by U.S. Bank and BendBroadband.
Singers Megan Cranor, Heather Tennant-Salvesen, Ben Larson and Nathan Snyder raise their voices in Christmas medleys, including “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Silent Night,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” and “Let it Snow.”
Plus, our spotlight singers deliver memorable renditions of several seasonal classics,” said Ruder. Mollie Tennant (“Spamalot”) interprets “O Holy Night”; Jimena Shephard (“Phantom of the Opera”) delivers “Ave Maria”; and Scott Carroll (“The Producers”) croons “The Christmas Song.”
In addition, Central Oregon School of Ballet performs the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Newschannel 21 meteorologist Bob Shaw recites “Twas the Night before Christmas.” And the Tower Theatre’s Ray Solley reads “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.” (Spoiler alert: St. Nick is slated to make a guest appearance, too).