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The Newport Mercury offers a rave review of Contemporary Theater Company’s An Evening with Donner and Blitzen, praising the production as a whole and throwing in some kind words about my original songs. Read the full review here!

One of the many treats in the show comes early with the lively delivery of Lowden’s “The Brothers Claus.” It’s a crafty upbeat tune that includes verses about Santa’s brothers: Hydro and Pyro to name only two of Santa’s siblings featured in the song.

If you’re up for something new and completely different this holiday season, “An Evening with Donner & Blitzen” is a joyride you don’t want to miss. The talented Hoover beautifully blends a touching love story with traditional holiday music and some great new tunes from Lowden to infuse the spirit of Christmas in us every one.

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My dear friends at Rhode Island’s Contemporary Theater Company are presenting a new holiday show yet again this year, which features a couple of original carols I wrote. If you’re in town, be sure to check it out!

An Evening with Donner and Blitzen
by Andy Hoover
Original Music and Lyrics by Brandon Michael Lowden

Tickets:  http://contemporarytheatercompany.com
Dec 2-3, 9-10, 15-17, 23 at 7 pm
Dec 18 & 24 at 2 pm

‘Tis the season to be jolly and the variety act “Donner and Blitzen” are together for their annual show! Following this hilarious pair across years of gigs, you’ll experience the joys, the tears, and the Christmas cheers!

The CTC has this to say about the show on their blog:

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CTC’s 11th Annual 24-Hour Play Festival

For the fifth January in a row, I’m heading back to Rhode Island to start the new year off right with the Contemporary Theater Company.  The 11th Annual 24 Hour Play Festival features a totally new format that is sure to challenge the participants and delight the audience.  I’ll be writing all Friday night, so come see what I’ve cooked up at Saturday’s show!

Saturday, January 9th, 8PM
South Kingstown High School
South Kingstown, RI 02879
Click here for tickets.