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Unique South Coast Theater Company Brings Touch Of Ireland To South Coast For Holiday Season

Performers rehearse for "The Christmas Revels: An Irish Celebration of the Winter Solstice" this weekend at Santa Barbara's Lobero Theater.

A theater company which takes audiences around the world annually during the holidays is bringing the sounds of Ireland to the South Coast this weekend. Santa Barbara Revels is a unique theater company which mixes professional and community talent.

Susan Keller is Artistic Director of the “Revels” group. She says this year’s show is called “The Christmas Revels: An Irish Celebration of the Winter Solstice. Keller says it has a unique role in the community, giving people the chance to participate with professional performers.

The Irish themed production is the latest in the company’s globetrotting holiday shows. “The Christmas Revels: An Irish Celebration of the Winter Solstice” includes 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday shows , and a 2:30 Sunday performance at the Lobero Theater.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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