Mrs. Claus Saves Xmas Eve – Holiday Premiere in December

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Friday, December 7, 2018
Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street, 8th Floor, Elgin, IL, 60120

Fremont Street Theater Company’s R.A.T.E.!! (Raising Awareness Through Theater Expression!!) and Jem N’ Friends with Side Street Studio Arts and Bravo Magazine Present the World Premiere of:

MRS. CLAUS SAVES XMAS EVE by Sue Mrotek – Perfect for the Entire Family!!
Lyrics and Music by Sue Mrotek
Music Arrangement by AJ Braman
Directed by Julie Price
Produced by Madeline and Rusty Franklin
Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 16 (6 shows)

FREE* KIDS’ ART WORKSHOP AND SHOW on Saturdays. December 8 and December 15. (ages 6-12)
Sponsored by Side Street Studio Arts. Where Elgin Creates.
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. before the 2 p.m. matinee.

*Workshop is free with the purchase of a show ticket. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 18 years and older. No drop-offs allowed. Parents must purchase a ticket to the Saturday matinee on the workshop date their kids are attending.

To register for the Free Kids’ Art Workshop, please contact Madeline Franklin, Artistic Director, at 847-431-1084 or

LOCATION: (Workshop and Show)
Elgin Art Showcase – Eighth Floor
164 Division Street
Elgin, IL 60120

Friday, December 7 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 8 – 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 9 – 2 p.m.
Friday, December 14 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 15 – 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 16 – 2 p.m.
Running time – 50 minutes

(Please do not park in St. John’s private parking lot as you will be towed).

Poor Mrs. Claus! Santa, the reindeer, and all the caribou who live in the North have come down with a nasty case of the Candy Cane Flu. They are all much too sick to pull Santa’s sleigh full of toys. So, everyone at the North Pole, along with good little boys and girls everywhere, are counting on Mrs. Claus and her helpful elves to quickly find the right “Stand Ins” to get the job done. Who will answer Mrs. Claus’ want ad and help save Christmas Eve? Come join us in our quest and find out! This is a Fun Filled Holiday Musical just right for the whole family!

Holly , the elf – Sue Mrotek
Ivy, the elf – Mary Oskroba
Mrs. Claus – Eileen Mitchell
Sundra Tundra (Moose) – Susan Mulert
Donder Tundra (Moose) – TR Frye
Tiny the Polar Bear – Julie Price
Ruby the snow shoe rabbit – Jennifer McHugh
Chenille the penguin – Madeline Franklin
Maxwell the musk ox – Dan Arthur
Santa Claus – Rick Hollander

Online ticket link:
Tickets can be purchased at the door. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. Highly recommend purchasing online tickets.
The EAS 8th floor will open 30 minutes before showtime.

$6.00 per person (kids, adults, seniors and groups)
Kids’ attending the Free Art Workshop must also purchase a show ticket for $6.00.

For more information and to register your child (ages 6-12) for the FREE KIDS’ ART WORKSHOP sponsored by Side Street Studio Arts, please contact Madeline Franklin, Artistic Director, at 847-431-1084, or

Fremont Street Theater Company is a 501(c)3. Our goal is to enrich, educate and entertain the community through the experience of exceptional live theater.

Thank you to our gracious sponsors! Support Local Art!!
Jem N’Friends, Side Street Studio Arts and Bravo Magazine!