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Lightwire Theater:
A Very Electric Christmas

Saturday, December 11 at 1 p.m.
Saturday, December 11 at 5 p.m.

Adults: $25/$29/$35
Children 14 & under: $20

*Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID Test for all guests ages 12 & up. Masks required for all guests ages 2 & up.

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Generous support for this production has been provided by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. IAC(2)


Featured as semi-finalists on NBC’s America’s Got talent, Lightwire combines performance, puppetry, dance, and modern light technology to bring stories to life in complete darkness. Internationally recognized for their signature brand of electroluminescent artistry.


A Very Electric Christmas follows the story of a young bird named Max and his family as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole…his adventure begins!

Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms and performing poinsettias, illuminate the stage. The entire family will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits, including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

 Event Feature-Lightwire 2021
FREE Santa's STEAM Fair in the Hall of Governors from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Leap into the world of STEAM-inspired activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) with Santa, Lightwire Theater artists, GSU faculty, and community partners. Participate in interactive games and hands-on demonstrations! Learn how STEAM powers Lightwire electroluminescent artistry and how to use common household items to create durable and pliable sculptures that move. Meet and take photos with Santa and enjoy delicious, festive treats! No show ticket necessary to participate.

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This engagement is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of
Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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