For 3 years in succession, Calvary Orlando will host Central Florida’s Premier Holiday Event for one day only, on December 2, 2023. There will be two shows at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. This production is called CHRISTMAS IS…2023
The Pre-Show Festivities begin one hour earlier! This offerssomething for everyone, including a petting zoo, a chance to capture photos with Santa and his elves, bounce houses for the kids, stilt walkers, costumed characters, and a variety of music from around the world. An additional feature is the unusual formation of a corral of food trucks, all available for one hour before show time.
Thurlow and Kathey Spurr, a husband-and-wife team, have created over 25,000 live shows plus hundreds of television shows, films, and recordings and are the producers of CHRISTMAS IS…2023. Kathey Spurrrecently said, “Get ready for an unforgettable holiday experience as Calvary Orlando transforms into a winter wonderland on December 2, 2023. The day is a celebration fit for a King. The shows are conveniently scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., with an exciting pre-show starting one hour before each show performance. We included the entire family when we created this unusual event.”
The president of a well-respected, award-winning television network said, “For years, we have featured shows from Broadway to Hollywood. We believe CHRISTMAS IS…rates as the finest live show we have ever seen or offered to our viewers. It certainly has become a cherished tradition for local concertgoers, consistently delivering sold-out performances. A highlight of each show is the active audience participation and the delightful surprise of early Christmas gifts.”
This year’s series is a one-day-only event. Thurlow Spurr, the show’sconductor, puts it this way, “It’s a musical explosion of sight and sound. Wepromise that each year, there’s always something unexpected and new in store to thrill the audience.”
A leading publisher said recently, “The lineup for this one-day-only event is filled with talent which is nothing short of spectacular. It includes acclaimed singer Tim Kaufman, the virtuoso guitarist Walter Rodriguesfrom Brazil, the mesmerizing dueling pianos of Jerry Nelson and Bruce Hughes, captivating professional ballroom dancers, awe-inspiring aerialists, the dynamic Thurlow Spurr Singers, and the musical talents of Terry Winch and the CHRISTMAS IS ORCHESTRA. Adding to the excitement, the performance features exceptionally talented young performers from across the United States, courtesy of Miss Kathey’s Academy for the Performing Arts.”
This event will air worldwide and be available on-demand from December 17th to 31st.
As one well-traveled patron remarked, “CHRISTMAS IS…2023 is a delightful blend of Disney, Broadway, and Radio City Music Hall, with a touch of Billy Graham. I suggest you won’t want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind total concert performance and production that promises to capture the true essence of the Christmas season.”
Gold Circle tickets are $50 for the best seats with a Meet & Greet, $39 for Maestro Circle seating, $29 for Premium reserved seating, and $18 for Festival. Special pricing is available for organized groups of 20 or more. Tickets are available online at www.ChristmasIs.us or by calling toll-free1800 993-SING (7464).