The Gift of the Magi

(Production) Produced by Viva La Musica Vermont @ Barre Universalist Church & Plainfield Town Hall Opera House

November 29, 2018 - December 6, 2018

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Jessica Della Pepa (Director, Conductor), David Conte (Composer), & Nicholas Giardini (Libretto)

Starring: Luke Scott, Nessa Rabin, Merrill Cameron, & David Connor

“One dollar and eighty seven cents. That was all… and the next day would be Christmas.” David Conté’s musical rendition of O’Henry’s classic short story is a touching tale of Della and Jim, who have vowed not to give each other Christmas gifts due to their poor financial situation. However, on Christmas Eve, they both decide to sell their most precious possessions in order to purchase what they believe the other wants most. Maggie and Henry, confidantes of the couple, try in futility to dissu...

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