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Revels Nordic Story Time

Bring your kid(s) to hear Revelers read Nordic stories! Join us as we explore the magical world of Nordic children’s literature. We’ll journey through books old and new, from different Nordic countries — all delightful for kids of any age (but aimed at the 3-7 year-old set).

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Sept. 24 — Come learn about the 2016 show!

Announcing our annual “Dog & Pony” rehearsal! The directors and designers who make the magic come to life will talk about the 2016 Christmas Revels —  and you are invited to join the cast for a journey behind the scenes of our exciting 34th annual show! Come to

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Sept. 17 – Jubilee Voices at Hunger Free Benefit

On Saturday, September 17, take a musical journey to the 19th century and hear songs and stories from the field, praise house, and battlefield. Learn about the music that sustained enslaved African Americans as they made their way to freedom, and hear the story of two sisters and their daring escape from bondage. Join Jubilee Voices for an interactive evening filled with songs, spoken word, tales highlighting local history, and more.

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Teen Auditions – September 10

Teen auditions for The Christmas Revels–featuring music, dance, and drama from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden–take place on Saturday, September 10 (late afternoon/evening). The Washington Revels community reflects our larger community; we therefore seek to create a diverse cast consisting of strong performers of all backgrounds and ancestries. Ability to read music helpful but not required.

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Children’s Auditions – September 9-11

Children’s auditions for The Christmas Revels–featuring music, dance, and drama from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden–take place on September 9 and 10, with callbacks on September 11. The Washington Revels community reflects our larger community; we therefore seek to create a diverse cast consisting of strong performers of all backgrounds and ancestries. Ability to read music helpful but not required.

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