Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Back for a third year!

Banner graphic in cream, red, and green: “The Post-Meridian Radio Players Present Santa Claus conquers The Martians: A Live Staged Radio Adaption”, with Santa Claus on the left and a 1950s-style rocketship on the right

Performances: Friday, December 6, at 8:00pm, Saturday, December 7, matinée at 2:00pm, and Saturday, December 7, evening show at 8:00pm at Unity Somerville


Rapidly becoming a beloved annual tradition! Again this December, The Post-Meridian Radio Players will be presenting our original adaptation of that 1964 Christmas classic film, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, in which Martians, concerned that their children are bored and listless and don’t want to do anything but watch Earth television programs, kidnap Santa Claus (and a couple of unlucky Earth children) from Earth and bring him to Mars to make toys so their children can be kids again. Can Santa get back to Earth in time for Christmas? Are the children of Mars doomed to a joyless life of food pills and machine-implanted learning? Is that terrifying, huge polar bear going to eat our young heroes? Will Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo show up to heckle? (Hint: No.) Find out for yourself at PMRP’s Santa Claus Conquers the Martians!

This has been so much fun (for us and the audience!) that we’re bringing it back again this year!

Cast


Santa Claus ..... Kevin Kordis
Dropo ..... Brian Rust
Voldar ..... Jeremy Holstein
Kimar ..... Cari Keebaugh
Rigna ..... Hannah Baker
Hargo ..... Kitty Drexel
Bomar/Chochem ..... Will Spreadbury
TV Anchor/Polar Bear ..... Michael McAfee
Andy Henderson ..... Joev Dubach
Momar ..... Emma Joyce
Girmar ..... Sara Dion
Billy ..... Keegan Hannon
Betty ..... Sarah Parisi Boçi
Winky/Torg ..... Catherine Verow Quintana
Mrs. Claus ..... Marla Welsford
Foley Captain ..... Grace Gist
Foley ..... Anne-Marie Taylor
Host ..... Tori Queeno

Crew & staff

Producer ..... Caitlin Mason
Director ..... Mare Freed
Stage Manager ..... Meg Wickham
House Manager ..... Liz Salazar
Graphic Designer ..... Gilly Rosenthol
Makeup Design ..... Cari Keebaugh
Costumer ..... Elizabeth Ryan
Sound Technician ..... Jay Sekora
Sound Design ..... Grace Gist
Promotion ..... Will Spreadbury & Tori Queeno
Program Designer ..... Jeremy Holstein
Sound Board Op ..... Konner Jebb

Performance Dates

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00pm (matinée) and 8:00pm


Location

Unity Somerville
6 William St.
Somerville, MA 02144

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(Looking for information about our 2017 or 2018 performances? See the page for 2017 and the page for 2018.)
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