Canterbury Productions in association with Star Productions announced that cult classic Street Carols will perform its Christmas musical, Street Carols On State, at The Downstairs Theatre at The Chicago Theatre on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 8:00pm for one night only. Tickets will go on-sale Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10:00am (CST).
The classic Street Carols album series and television special returns now as a musical, combining Christmas favorites with rock & roll. Street Carols On State features three celebrated artists, The Spaniels, who are Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Award Winners, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Willie Rogers & The Soul Stirrers, and Stormy Weather. In addition to their hits, you will hear and sing along to Merry Christmas Baby, White Christmas, Hey Santa Claus, Jingle Bells, and a whole lot more.
"Street Carols is like “Encountering its warm, rich voices and sweet melodies is a bit like walking from a bitter winter night into a toasty abode filled with Christmas decorations and friends”
Tom Popson / The Chicago Tribune
"If you want to doo-wop around the Christmas tree…check out Street Carols.”
"Street Carols is a compilation of mostly Doo-Wop stylings that transcends the genre. The group gives that familiar 50’s sound a fresh turn with a twist of jazz, a little Gospel and a bit of Boogie Woogie..."
Bill Wedo/ Dallas Morning News