|WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) --
December 26, 2001
"The Forgotten Carols," a popular holiday stage
production written by and starring Grammy-Award winner
Michael McLean, will be performed at The Washington, DC
Temple Visitors' Center of The Church of Jesus Christ
nightly at 7:00 p.m. from Wednesday, January 2 through
Sunday, January 6, 2002. The Center is located at 9900
Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD.
Award-winning soprano Katie Thompson will join Michael
McLean and the full cast and crew of the show. All
performances are free and open to the public.
As part of the Visitors' Center celebration of the twelve
days of Christmastide, the 300,000-plus red, white, and blue
Christmas lights will remain illuminated on the grounds
surrounding the facility. Inside, the eighteen
international and thematic Christmas trees will remain
lit-up as will the Christmas creches from twenty-one
countries around the world.
Please arrive early as seating is limited to the capacity of
the main and auxiliary theater(s) in the Visitors' Center.
Tickets for each performance will be made available the same
day as the show.
This holiday favorite's tenth anniversary features new
carols and new cast members. Their performance at the
Visitors' Center represents their final set of performances
for the 2001-2002 holiday season after having played to
sold-out crowds throughout California, Arizona, New Mexico
and the Intermountain West. Their Washington, DC
performances represent their only shows East of the
Mississippi River this year.
As a special part of their performances here in Washington,
DC, the cast and crew of "The Forgotten Carols"
will pay tribute to the specially-invited families of the
victims of the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and on the
World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
For more information, please call The Visitors' Center at