Holiday hoopla

. November 26, 2013.

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Washtenaw County people lined up in droves to see a newly minted play. OK, let’s hope the songs in One Sleepy Night, a new Christmas musical, will rhyme better than the last sentence. Composed by Don Hart and Jay Sappington, One Sleepy Night, an original production with a cast of over 30, demonstrates how one grandfather’s bedtime story reunites a family. Structured as a play within a play, the musical recedes from modernity to ancient times and then returns.

Premieres Thursday, December 5. 7pm. Runs through Saturday, December 7. Ann Street Music Room, 812 Ann St., Ypsilanti. Special Gala performance, with semiformal garb, featuring a special guest ap- pearance by Blitzen the reindeer on Saturday, December 14. 7pm. Michigan Theatre, 603 E. Liberty St. 734-973-6010. onesleepynight.com

Trending

Bellflower: Collaborative, Culinary Passion and Ypsi Pride in the Toughest of Times

Bellflower in Ypsilanti opened at the end of August during one of our toughest times. This new, delicious restaurant made a bold choice, but the payoff is worth it.

The Potential of Heavy Color’s Music to Heal & to Manifest Real Change

Heavy Color are a Toledo-based duo of avant-psychedelia composers. They talk a little bit about their work on the Rights of Nature documentary and using music to heal.

Album review: Sara Marie Barron’s ‘Existential Glam’

There is no better time to start listening to some new music. Sara Marie Barron’s newest album, “Existential Glam,” will be available for streaming Sept 25.

Food Insecurity Remains a Critical Issue for Washtenaw County Residents

The pandemic has shown a light on the food insecurity crisis in Washtenaw County, and is slated to get worse. Here is what’s happening and how you can help!