(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Area Community Theater will play host to Emmy award winner and Wisconsin native John McGivern Saturday. In a pair of shows titled John McGivern’s Holiday Tales, audiences will be treated to a steady stream of holiday stories. John McGivern describes the show as being about the holidays, traditions, and the stories of growing up on the east side of Milwaukee. He adds it is especially about his family and what they celebrated as a large Irish Catholic family with six kids and relatives coming in from all over.
McGivern adds that his tales will recall an age of innocence, Thanksgiving dinner traditions, Santa’s handcrafted Christmas toys, Midnight Mass expectations and New Year’s parties, recounting holidays past and present and guaranteed to generate loads of laughs and a warm, holiday glow.
Shows are Saturday, December 4th at 2 and 7pm. Tickets are $32, $37, and $42. Masks will be required for all in attendance. Tickets can be purchased by calling 920-885-6891 or at Rechek’s Food Pride.