By Susannah Mars
Mars on Life - LIVE!November 16, 2010 - December 23, 2010
Directed By Grant Byington
EXTENDED!! Additional performances added Dec. 21-23 at 7:30pm.
This production runs approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes with one, 15-minute intermission.
Susannah Mars returns with the warmth and charm that Artists Rep audiences have come to expect.
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As always, audience participation will be a big part of the evening’s experience, with the audience receiving gifts and being photographed. This is a chance for audiences to banish their holiday baggage, and embrace Susannah’s, in an unpredictable show that will be different every night!The band will include local stalwarts of the music scene Bill Wells, Ross Seligman, Bob Shotola, Matthew P. Rotchford and Dan Shulte performing holiday songs old and new from a variety of composers such as Irving Berlin and Jason Robert Brown.
Susannah Mars has spent the holiday season on stage with Artists Rep since 2006, starring in Mars on Life: The Holiday Edition and Holidazed.
*Member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
NEW VIDEO! See how some of Susannah's favorite guests spread the holiday cheer in this video. Produced by Brent Rogers, camera by Alison Grayson.
November 16 through December 19, Wednesday through Sunday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm
Wednesday matinee at 11:00am on December 8.
EXTENDED! Additional performance added Dec. 21-23 at 7:30pm
NO PERFORMANCES ON:
Saturday, Dec. 11 at 7:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2pm
Friday, Dec. 17 at 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7:30pm
PRESENTING SEASON SPONSOR:
"Mars’ mid-show 'baking' vignette would make Lucille Ball proud, " said Anne Adams, Portland Monthly Magazine's Culturephile. Read the full review here.
"...Mars' voice sparkles throughout, showcasing why she's one of the most-dependable musical stars in the city. Getting to hear her at Christmastime is a gift itself," said Grant Butler of The Oregonian in a rave review , read the rest here!
"The ones that work best sprinkle in some of the natural seasonal nuttiness, along with just enough sweet sentiment, cooking up a holiday treat everyone can enjoy," said The Oregonian. Read the full preview here.
“Susannah Mars is one part old-school diva, one part Martha Stewart and one part indie comedian…Mars’ multiple personas bring something for everyone.” - Willamette Weekly of Mars on Life: The Holiday Edition in 2007.