“Twas the Night before Christmas” bringing Action and Fun to Hatfield Hall

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Ken Ludwig's Twas the Night Before Christmas on blue background with a small mouse.

A courageous trio sets out to save Christmas from an evil elf in Ken Ludwig’s “Twas the Night before Christmas” coming to Rose-Hulman’s Hatfield Hall, Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.

A scheming elf steals Santa’s “nice” list, leading another elf, a brave little girl, and a tiny mouse on a harrowing adventure to save Christmas for kids everywhere in “Twas the Night before Christmas,” coming to Hatfield Hall, Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Kids and grownups alike will love this action-packed holiday comedy, penned by award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig and first performed in 2011. The story includes a perilous plane ride, a sword fight, and even a lively hip-hop number. The whole family will love the colorful sets, unexpected plot twists and fast-paced excitement as Christmas cheer hangs in the balance.

“This story has already become a part of Christmas tradition. Everyone will find something to enjoy in this lively holiday production,” says Dan Tryon, director of student performing arts and manager of Rose-Hulman’s Hatfield Hall.

“Twas the Night Before Christmas” is Ludwig’s first foray into children’s theater. His resume’ includes many award-winning Broadway hits, including “Lend Me a Tenor” and “Moon Over Buffalo.”

Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for those under 18, and also students, faculty, and staff. They can be purchased at hatfieldhall.com, by calling 812-877-8544 or visiting the Hatfield Hall ticket desk Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets also may be available one hour before each show.

Show Information:
Ken Ludwig’s “Twas the Night before Christmas”
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Friday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 adults; $20 for those under 18, students, faculty and staff.
Purchase tickets through hatfieldhall.com, calling 812-877-8544 or by visiting the Hatfield Hall ticket office Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.