Back Home again: A John Denver Holiday Concert – Ventura and Walnut Creek, CA


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Folks are carrying on about
“John Denver: A Holiday Concert”:


“CRITICS’ PICK! This entrancing revue by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, fashioned after John Denver’s annual Christmas specials, plies its wares with fetching simplicity. Dulcet singers Jim Newman and Gail Bliss and a festive band find the essential humanity within concept and material, which produces the lingering glow of an instant seasonal classic.”
– David C. Nichols, Los Angeles Times

“True holiday spirit…the Rubicon should be on your yuletide celebration list.” – Ted Mills, Santa Barbara News Press

“John Denver will fill your evening with holiday cheer…irresistible warmth and joy” – Rita Moran, Ventura County Star

“With Back Home Again , it is the spirit of Denver that takes center stage…we all might just be able to go home and discover we are a country boy, or girl, at heart.” – Broadway


Created by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman

Directed by Randal Myler

Musical Direction by Dan Wheetman

Lighting Design by Don Darnutzer

Scenic Design by Trefoni Rizzi

Sound Design by Eric Stahlhammer

Stage Management by Linda M. Tross


Starring Gail Bliss, Doug Clegg, David P. Jackson, Jim Newman and Dan Wheetman


Come home for the holidays! Rubicon Theatre presents Back Home Again: A John Denver Holiday Concert, featuring modern and traditional Christmas carols, and some of John Denver’s most memorable hits including “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” “Grandma’s Feather Bed,” and the title song. This perfect entertainment for the whole family transports you back in time to a place where life is sweet, simple, and full of promise. The cast is led by Tony-nominee Dan Wheetman, a world-class picker ‘n fiddler. Other performers include Broadway veteran Jim Newman (The Who’s Tommy, Steel Pier, Sunset Blvd.) and acclaimed Nasville singer Gail Bliss. Bring back the memories, or share them with your loved ones for the very first time.

Back Home Again is presented in the style of John Denver’s popular Christmas specials, and promises to transport you back in time to a place where life is simple, and sweet, and full of promise! Musical selections include traditional and modern Christmas carols along with such popular Denver hits as “Thank God I’m a County Boy,” “Grandma’s Feather Bed” and “Back Home Again.”
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