October 20-November 11, 2017

Mabee Theatre II

Co-Producer: Concho Resources, Inc.

Rating: those 8 and up due to subject matter

2016 McLaren Comedy Festival Winner

The 2016 fan favorite and McLaren Comedy Festival Winner is the perfect relief from holiday stress. Carl, a struggling newspaper reporter, learns his job is in jeopardy if he is unable to produce a great holiday story. He decides to use his family’s antics as fodder. With sibling rivalry and a meddling mother and grandmother can Carl create the perfect piece to save his career?


  • Grandma - Charlotte Larson
  • Mom - Misty Muesing
  • Carl - Justin Tate
  • Michael - Christopher Carol
  • Stacy - Allison Puetz
  • Uncle Bob - Joe Thomason
  • Jill - Aimee Tittlemier


  • Director: Daniel Collins
  • When: August 27 & 28 at 6:30 PM
  • Company Meeting: Tuesday, September 5th
  • Rehearsal Start: Tuesday, September 5th
  • Rehearsal End: Thursday, October 19th
  • Tech Week Start: Saturday, October 14th
  • Tech Week End: Thursday, October 19th
  • Run Start: Friday, October 20th
  • Run End: Sunday, November 12th
  • Roles: Carl-Newspaper Columnist Mom-50s to 60s Grandma-Feisty 70s to 80s Michael-Older Brother Stacy-Younger Sister Uncle Bob- 50s to 60s, Jill-Michael's wife


Mabee Theatre II