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Christmas at American Music Theatre comes with more enchantment and splendor than the North Pole itself. This year’s all-new holiday show features your favorite seasonal and sacred Christmas songs – songs brought to life by marvelous vocal talent from across the country, accompanied by our masterful AMT Orchestra. Beautiful snowscapes, child-like joy, cherished stories, the spirit of love, and all your favorite things about the holiday season are cast onstage in this glorious celebration.
Witness the magic of our critically-acclaimed Christmas Show, featuring wondrous costumes, astonishing dancers, breathtaking sets, and all the endearment of a perfect fireside family moment. If it’s not part of your family’s tradition already, it will be. Come sing along, laugh along, and celebrate the season with our all-new 2013 Christmas Show.
Come as a group and save! Groups of 15 or larger receive discounted admission to our Christmas Show. For more info, call our Group Sales department at 800-648-4102.
Your best show yet and I have been coming for twelve years. Show was fresh, fast paced, and beautiful.
Good show. Last year's was better. Miss the highchair skit. Some songs unknown. Sound system needs improvement...hard to hear some lyrics. Wes under utilized.
The performance was great, actors great and the scenery great. However the show was way too contemporary for my tastes for a Christmas show. I didn't even recognize Jingle Bells.
we really enjoyed the show and all the great talent
Very upbeat and a nice collection of songs and dance. Kept my interest through the whole show. I have been coming for years and I think this was the best one ever. I heard many others commenting that they thought this was the best one they have seen. I liked that it was a lot of fast songs with some slow and reverent mixed in. It was funny and just an all around great time. The performers were excellent and I would love to come and see it again with my grandchildren. It is a show that would even hold the interest of little ones and teenagers as well as adults. Keep up the good work!
This was your best Christmas show yet! The song arrangements were amazing. The time went way too fast.
Excellent show and top quality and talented entertainers!
Based on past AMT Christmas Shows, this show did not meet my expectations and lacked the energy of past performances. I did not like the rendition or performance of the traditional Christmas songs.
Good show, great voices, outstanding orchestra. Obviously all are accomplished musicians and singers.
It was very well done.
didnt care for the non christian rock music
I am VERY critical of shows, so giving this a "10" is a big deal. The talent across all boards was amazing. The stage production and arrangment was amazing. Telling the true story of Christmas was a huge but delightful surprise to me. It's not often told in huge productions such as this. Loved the customes, song selections, lighting, music. Everything was great!
The entire show was very well done and held my interest the entire performance.
It was as good as any Broadway show! Costumes, props, songs, orchestra, actors were exceptional!
The sets were beautiful. There was something for everyone. There was traditional music and also the nativity. I hope the same show will be repeated next year and if it is...my husband and I will be there!
rated less than a high school play very disappointed. We have never missed a Christmas show and all have been wonderful last year was spectacular couldn't wait for this year and this one was flat with no holiday spirit
A little fast moving for senior citizens
Good show but not up to previous
Awesome show! The scenery, outfits, dancing, singing, orchestra, doggie were all just perfect. The best of the Christmas shows I have seen there & I have seen quite a few!
The show was spectular! The music was unbelievable, stage and setting beautiful, all good seating.
A lovely Christmas show.
Great show very professionally done. But I miss a lot of the "traditional" Christmas music.
First half moved very slowly, fell asleep at one point. Second half was much better but need to stop trying to change the tunes and lyricks to familiar Christmas carols.
First timers at AMT, and couldn't have been more pleased. We will surely return.
I thought it was better than the last Christmas show we saw.
Truly a beautiful, top-notch performance!
While we enjoyed the show we didn't think it measured up to past performances. We particularly missed the little girl from previous shows.
The experience was so uplifting and it gave us the real Spirit of Christmas.
Excellent music, excellent entertainment.
Show was a little too long
I was disappointed in the show this year..too busy..not enough singing Singers were execelent..Just didn't care for the production
IT WAS WONDERFUL
The music is always outstanding, I felt that in an effort to provide a different show the story line was a bit weak.
Excellent performances. Very professional and uplifting.
Good show, something for everyone
Show wasn't as good as usual in my opinion. I thought the show was a little hard to keep my interest. In the past the skits were very amusing
We did not enjoy the show this year like we have in years past.
Outstanding quality entertainment, for a reasonable price.
Outstanding entertainment showcasing tremendous talent of lots of people. ( I will add this note that the 4 of who attended together thought the music was too loud....the female vocalist were so loud that we could not understand their words to the songs they were singing)
Three of us attended the 12/10 performance. .....We all enjoyed the first half of the show very much! .....ALL three of us were very disappointed with the second half of the show, with the exception of the last three musical numbers. ......The portion of the show with Santa & the Elves was too chaotic, too loud (poor sound mix), and too prolonged, in our opinion. .....We were going to recommend the show to relatives, but none of them would enjoy the second half of the show. ......However, we did enjoy the talents of the performers!
The staging was excellent, as was the costuming.
We enjoyed the show
These shows are BETTER than shows in NYC....plus the venue has free parking & friendly and courteous staff members.
Excellent performers and highly enjoyable.
the show was geared for children.It seemed more of a Children show then a Christmas show. Yes Christmas is for Children, but seeing gowns and your beautiful scenery with Christmas carols would be the best of all. There was only a few songs in the beginning for the adults and then most of the show was then geared for the young, Actually we left early shortly after intermisson.
exceptional quality show
It was very entertaining and the cast were very talented.
it was fabulous!!!
We love it, have been coming for about 10 years now. Actually have brought my parents before and my sister this year. Already planning next year.
there was a wide variety with skids, music, insruments, but most of all Christ was not forgotten.
The quality of the music, costumes and variety of songs were excellent. It was a very enjoyable evening!
It was totally awesome!
The dancing and singing were spectacular. My favorite section was the orchestra's selection with lights keeping time with the beat. Well done, as usual.
Very entertaining, fair price
We didn't feel it as good a show as previous years.
Just outstanding entertainment at a very reasonable price. Outstanding performers. It has become a family tradition with our Grandchildren.
Loved the costumes but some of the singing was hard to understand. We sat to the right and a lot of the action was on the left side of the stage. I felt it should've been more equal to folks that can't get a center seat.
it is an outstanding production
Great Entertainment. Truly enjoyed it.
Very talented singer and dancers. Totally enjoying performance.
Great family experience, beautiful costumes and sets, wonderful music
We absolutely loved the show.
it such a great show,performers are just wonderful!! I did miss the "the Little Girl" act that was in last years show. we have already gotten our tickets for next year for us and our son and wife
I like the first part the best.
I believe you put Christ back in christmas in this years show. Well done!
One problem was the two end stage lights. Lights came directly in our eyes. Every blinding and after a while hurting eyes. Got me in the Christmas spirit. Made me think of why we celebrate Christmas.
Great show as always for last 10-11 years
excellent performances; wonderful venue
very well done shows we have enjoyed all that we have seen and take other family members too this year
EXCELLENT SHOW. MY WIFE AND I ENJOYED EVERYTHING ABOUT THE CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION. YOU REALLY PUT CHRIST BACK IN CHRISTMAS!!!
The talent is amazing. It' great for the whole family. It is a Christmas Show not a holiday show.
This show does not compare to previous show in years past. There was no theme, jumped from slow to fast , had a Moroccan flair which is not at all related to Christmas. Very disappointing.
It was a good show.
High quality performers and musicians, enjoyable, decent entertainment, beautiful scenery and costumes. Comfortable theater. Great variety of songs.
We have seen the Christmas show a number of times over the years and I think this was the best one!
Show seemed disjointed - no real story line.
It was a GREAT Christmas show. The scenery, music and performers were wonderful.
I like a more traditional show. Jingle Bells has been just fine for over 150 years, it doesn't need improvement! The 2010 show was so unconventional that I went elsewhere for 2011 but returned to a fantastic show in 2012. People around us Saturday were making the same comments. Sorry
show was to big for the stage. To much Santa Claus. need more grow up scene. Also better Nativety scene. Should have some Animal on stage,
Have been seeing this show for 6 yrs, but this has been my least favorite.I felt it was too kid oriented.Child performances could may be relegated to the 10 or 3:30 show.I left my kids behind so I could see an adult Christmas show. The band was very good and I m glad some of my favorite songs were included-Mary did you know,What child is this,and Little drummer boy.
Better then Radio City
This was not one of your better Christmas Shows. The set was kind of drab and the arrangements of some of the Christmas Carols was not appreciated. The arrangement of the First Noel was poor. Would like to hear some four part harmony on some of the carols Would like to suggest a "Country & Western" Christmas theme show.
The show was well put together and was very enjoyable
We have come for 5 years in a row and every year it gets better than the last. This year was Wonderful!
Excellent show. We enjoyed every minute of it.
The cast always does a great job and this has become my husband and I's annual tradition-- a little shopping at the outlets, your 3 pm show and dinner at Miller's-- a wonderful day in PA.
the show and the performers were great.
I was dissapointed in the first half of the show, especially the Jingle Bells song. I miss some of the past singers especially Michelle Rajotte (and little Shelly)
The show gives us both the sacred and secular part Christmas and is professionally done
The show this year was not as enjoyable as previous years. Focus more on the music and less on a plot that seemed somewhat juvenile.
The only negative is the exiting at the theater at the end of the show. It is downright ridiculous, and it forces many people, including us, to park across the street at Cracker Barrel. Why can't you open both of the entrance and exit lanes to direct traffic left and right? It's not as though anyone will be entering the parking lot.
I thought this was the best one yet!
great voices good show
did not enjoy the music selections. in the whole show I liked maybe half dozen songs. Christmas music should be pretty and the music was not pretty!
We have been driving from Pittsburgh for about 10 years to see the Christmas Show. It is an annual event for our holiday season.
Talent, costumes and pace of the show was wonderful.
The professionalism of the cast is very nicd tp see in this geographic area.
This years Christmas show for me wasn't as good as the last one I came to. I like more the singing of the Christmas songs by the artist and not as much of the dancing and theatrics. it seams like there was just to much going on and too many people on stage at a given time.
Beautiful staging, excellent performers, lovely atmosphere
Great show. Talented actors and musicians.
My wife and I see the show 2 to 3 times each year. Very entertaining and reasonably priced. Recommend for the whole family, young and old...
I felt it was a broadway class show.
The show is absolutey one of the high points of our Christmas vacation. We come every year. We appreciate that the reason for Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, is so prominent in the show. That is refreshing in this secularization of Christmas times we live in.
it was and always is fantastic !
Music was fun and uplifting and the acting was great and Christmas Oriented
Great talent well performed show.
well staged production with many talented actor/singer/dancers
This show was a little different than in years past. Good but probably ranked number four of the four years of Christmas Shows that we have seen.
Been coming for years & have loved every one until now. Why can't we preserve the beauty of traditional Christmas carols/hymns?? Today, so few children even get to hear them anymore & this performance RUINED so many with "jazzin' them up"! Everyone in the balcony area where we were agreed & some even left!! The orchestra, however, was PHENOMENAL!!! Should've ended with them (on a high note), but then the singers returned to RUIN The First Noel!!! The brunette, lead girl singer had a beautiful voice & when left to perform "traditionally", did a beautiful job.
Elve portion was too long and none of the songs they sang were familiar. :(
It's very professional. The costumes are gorgeous. The singing is amazing and the presentation is very pristine.
It was spectacular. With the costumes, the lighting, the singing & the orchestra. They all did a fabulous job I was very impressed. I loved it very much. Actually I loved it more than last years.
It is a wonderful way to build the Christmas Spirit. All the performances were excellent and we paricularly enjoyed the Orchestra this year. For the price it was the best Christmas deal all year!
I was expecting it all to be Christmas music.
Scenery and costumes were beautiful. Orchestra was fantastic! The light show was spectacular!
It was a wonderful and entertaining show.
a GREAT production, well done!
Great show, awesome talent. Very much a family outing. Loved it!!
relaxing, great singing
Very well done. Very up-lifting and positive. Great seasonal show.
The show was entertaining.
Good family program.
The quality of the show. Also, the mix of the program. The show incorporates the traditions and carols of Christmas but more importantly it expresses the "true meaning" of Christmas. The birth of Jesus Christ our Savior. What a great message to be shared with all. I as well as all my family and friends who attend the show hope that you folks will continue to share that "Wonderful" news of Christmas and the Birth of Christ. God Bless!!!
Thought this was the best show ever! We really enjoyed the song picks this year.
Beautiful show ,Excellent singing ,Moving and Great acting
It was an excellent show. So glad we got to see it.
Great production!! Well put together. Kept my attention the whole time and genuinely put us in the holiday mood. Liked the mixture of spiritual along with the regular holiday favorites.
I always enjoy the Christmas show. It was a great show, but was not as much my type of show as last couple of years. It was a wonderful show for children, but we did not have our grandchildren with us.
We have attended a few of the Christmas shows in previous years and although they have all been very good, this one was exceptional.
Just so Beautiful..
The talent was fantastic, beautiful arrangements of well known favorites and the emphasis on the true meaning of Christmas was wonderful! My kids loved the dog in the show (that was one of their favorite things) and the instrumental piece that the orchestra did was AMAZING!!
I did not think the show was as good as last years. It catered much more to children than in previous years for too long a time.
Very Moving! A well thought out performance! Excellent!
Great talent, great music, very good dollar value.
Clean family show-Christian show-fast moving-professional cast and musicians good theater
The stage was beautiful, I especially enjoyed the lights changing colors with different songs & from the cabin to Santa's work shop all very well done.
Versatile performers a talented group very entertaining
So enjoyable and professional! All aspects of the show were so well done--lighting, costumes, music, stage sets, choreography,a nd of course the singing. I love having the orchestra on the stage!! And, of course, they played my favorite--Wizards in Winter--fantastic!
Very well done. Great access to and from. Over all good experience.
This was a marvelous show encompassing both the celebration of Christmas and the true meaning of Christmas.
great stage lighting. great production. great song choices.loved the drums!
It was nice for the holiday. The signing with all due respect wasn't very good the lighting and the set was very good. I didn't understand the flow. It talked about Jesus then did some other christmas songs then talked about Jesus again. There was no flow to it and it didn't seem organized very well. Overall we had a fun time but much of the show was armaturish.
The performers are amazing!
it's the ultimate get-in-the -spirit- of Christmas show!
The performers are very talented, the show was delightful and I enjoyed it.
The scenery, costumes and music were beautiful. The Christmas spirit came upon me while watching this show!
The story was great and so was the music. I loved that there were kids in the show as actors and dancers. Also, it was a special touch to have the dog in the show as well. The entire performance was outstanding from beginning to end. The stage was beautifully decorated. I loved the Christmas trees and the light show was spectacular.
As usual the show was good. I would have preferred some more classical Christmas carols though. Wasn't a fan of Wes Cooke's version of Frosty The Snowman, too much of a country spin to it.
Better previous years
Big city talent and performance...
Consistent high quality in sets, music, performance. Comfortable seating, friendly staff and convenient parking.
acoustics : did not understand the lead singer in some of the songs. Others commented on not knowing what song was being sung. The entire cast was great!!
I was told by a friend in Lancaster that the Christmas show was really good. Not even close.. J
Fantastic show. Beautiful sets and costumes. Loved the music, especially the number of "traditional" type carols and songs. The performance was flawless, as always.
A beautiful production! The performers in the show are all first rate. Andrea is doing a terrific job with these shows. They all bring us much joy.
I have never been disappointed with any of the shows we have seen there.
excellent music and talented singers
Just makes you feel Christmasy...especially like the familar songs.
BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Very 1st time my husband and I ever went to any kind of show. This was amazing and really puts you in the Christmas spirit!! We absolutely loved it and next year we will bring along our son,daughter and son-in- law!!! The theater was very nice and very clean...not a bad seat in the entire place. Thank You for the experience.
Did not like the beginning of second half and thought that the Sound Mix and Style of voices difficult to understand. LOVE 2012 Show.
Considering the ages of the audience I thought that there was too much rock music. Also, the Santa Claus scene was too long and became boring. However, the voices were superb and the traditional music was done quite well.
I really like hearing all the Christmas songs, especially the religious ones. Especially liked Little Drummer Boy and O Holy Night.
high quality. friendly service. nice facility
Excellent Quality; Family friendly
the show was well done, from the singing,dancing, the stage sets & the orchestra.
We have gone the last several years and this year was not as good as past years!
Always enjoy the shows. However, do not think this years show was as good as previous ones.
best show ever and I go every xmas
Very enjoyable production. Great musical arrangements and solid performances from orchestra and vocalists.
It was good - especially the orchestra. The sound system or lack of enunciation seemed to make it difficult to understand words and sentences at times, which was somewhat discouraging.
Great music, wonderful performances, overall enjoyable time.
Show is extremely loud. The voices are distorted by the music.
It was perfect! The performances were excellent, costumes were beautiful, stage sets were beautiful and creative, The music was fabulous. I can't say enough. Also, the children were very talanted. I love seeing the children particapate.
Just not as enjoyable as those in previous years. Too many quirky interpretations of classic Christmas tunes, way to long skits of the toy shop and the Grinch
It was fantasic.
Exceptional show - variety, colorful, quality of performance.
The show was well done and the performers and musicians do an awesome job. Theater is very comfortable and your staff is very nice and very accommodating.
The second portion of the show was much better than the first portion. It was more entertaining with music, singing and dance. The first portion was just the singing of Christmas carols which became monotonous. So glad the second portion was better.
The show truly brought the magic of Christmas to life! The portrayal of Christs' birth was done in a unique and beautiful way that "set the stage" for the true meaning of the season. Our four grandchildren will always remember it as the central theme of the season. Thank you!
Great visual effects and vocals.
Last ytears was better overall. Some of it was just filler, just ok.
Not nearly as good as previous years.
Very uplifting with good vocals and variety of songs. Do wish there would be more Orchestra only numbers
Wonderful show. We didn't enjoy it quite as much this year. Music selections were not quite as good as other years & scenery not as beautiful.
Very entertaining, great cast and it places you into the Christmas Spirit
It was enjoyable, but last year's show was definitely much better.
Seating could be better.
music & secenery was spectaculiar
Plain & Simple - Outstanding Show, Performers & Orchestra.
We thought this year's Christmas Show didn't meet our expectations as well as previous ones we have attended. We prefer the traditional Christmas music more than what was presented this year and we didn't really leave with the usual Christmasy feeling.The cast members always do a fine job; we just were disappointed with the selection of music.
Just did not think the singers were as good as previous shows we have attended.
The Christmas Show Production was moving . The staff were all very friendly and helpful.
This was almost as good as a broadway show!
wonderful singers. Needed more variety than just 2 hours of singing
Original! Vocalists were outstanding.
This show was absolutely excellent!!!!!!!!!! I'll be back next year.
I know of no other place today that a person can go and see vocals and dance the way they're done at AMT! Great music. Great dancing. A wonderful variety style show for a very reasonable price!
For young kids the show is about 30 minutes too long.
Uneven, not consistently enjoyable, high points and low points
Great show.. Full of Christmas fun & entertainment..
It was wonderful!
The show was amazing. So much energy and talent created an awesome event.
Great Price, Beautiful theater, excellent performance, good family values. Fun for the holidays!!
The set, costumes, and voices were beautiful.
too loud, little story line for the little ones especially. the females were often harder to understand the vocals
This show was a wonderful way to celebrate the Christmas season.
We did not think it was as good as over years
Very enjoyable! Great talent Only problem with the show was that my wife is short and seeing over the heads of others was very difficult. Would be much better if seating was staggered
Fantastic show! Far exceeded my expectations.
The Christmas Show was a very professional production with fantastic talent!
It wasn't one of my favorite shows. I like traditional mixed with new. Just wasn't as good as usual. I have seen every Christmas show since you opened.
It was awesome!
Every aspect was well-done. Vocals/music, sound, lights, sets, costumes, ease of Web site to order tickets ... My goodness, you even had a sweet lady in the restroom directing us to open (and clean!) stalls! Details matter, and you seem to get that!
IT WAS AMAZING!!
This show is always very entertaining. The scenery is breathtaking, and the singing is outstanding.
Very good presentation; very entertaining.
The idea of a Christmas show is always worth seeing but in this year's show it was difficult to understand the performers in the Santa portion, the arrangements of the songs was odd to me, and some of the singers were not a good as in past years.
Best Christmas show of the last ten years .....
We liked last year's better because it was more lively songs and dances
It was very well done and appropriate for the season.
It was an excellent show!
Always worth seeing. The beginning of the second half started out as a little too juvenile but my husband I thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the show as usual. We come back every year.
We thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas Show!
I think the people you have in the show are fantastic...please let's keep them. That's why people have always come to AMT it's like going home to visit old friends.
Great show, very entertaining.
I enjoyed the story and the great decor
Liked the mix of music
Always enjoy the Christmas show - just puts me in the holiday spirit. Not sure I like how some of the class Christmas music was rearranged. And miss the person who always did the little girl routine - always made me laugh.
Very enjoyable family show
Not my type of singing, music or show
This is my 7th year seeing the show. Always good always different. Was disappointed this year because some of my favorite cast members were no longer in it but by the end of the show I did enjoy it
It is absolutley wonderful! We have been coming for about 8 years now and enjoy it every year.
Your Christmas shows are always great. The performers are very talented. The shows change from year to year , so you never know what to expect, which is good.
It was a well done production with high entertainment value for all ages.
great singining, but not enough comedy. in the past you had better comedy routnes.
the actors were really good, singing was awesome.
The singers were great and the band did an outstanding job. Costumes and props were amazing. We also loved the show dog!
It has changed over the last couple years. When we first started coming it was more of a variety show. This year it felt like a Celtic Christmas with 90% singing. I feel there needs to be more variety to be enjoyed by all ages. We were disappointed this year.
To much dancing and not enough music. Would have enjoyed some country Christmas songs. The second half was way to long on the part about a new Santa Claus.
It was a very entertaining show.
The instrumentalists are always incredible. The vocals very fine. You are not afraid to present many numbers reflecting the true meaning of Christmas. Lots of color. Great sets.
While we definitely enjoyed the show, we did not think it was as good as past years. We enjoy hearing more songs that we're familiar with and less "new" ones.
Liked the show overall. Thought it got a little long. You could have eliminated the dancing & singing in the 2nd half with the elves and Santa. I didn't like the jazzy music - does not make me think of Christmas. Voices of singers were excellent. Costumes were great.
Trouble with continuity through out show
It was very entertaining , with a combination of old classics and more contemporary xmas tunes that satisfied everyone. I think the voices by Marisa and Grace are special and Wes, as well.
It is a very nice show!!
i have gone to the christmas show the last three years. the first two years the shows were outstanding. both would have received a 10 rating. this year's show was okay but was lacking as compared to the 2011 and 2012 shows. i missed the small girl who not there this year. dont remember her name. her singing and comedy scene were missed.
My wife and I thought it was one of the best Christmas productions that we've seen at AMT. The performers were outstanding and the band was superb.
Prefer more "traditional" songs and presentations of the songs.
Songs were good and varied in nature. Very well performed
Music and presentation enjoyable.
the show was so perfect, the music,outfits and of course the wonderful cast!!!! If you are not in the Christmas mood when you get there you will be by the time you leave. We have been going amt for 12 years now and bring all the grandkids with us a great Christmas present every year, they love it and look forward to going every year.
Loved the dancing and the customing! The Orchestra was excellent!
It was not at the level of your previous Christmas Shows. The elf stuff was to childish and not very good
Although most of in individual numbers were good, somehow the whole show lacked that something special about Christmas. Maybe it was that so many of the numbers were not familiar to us. The band was terrific.
This show has something in it for the whole family, regardless of age. So entertaining and the performers are high quality and are excellant singers and dancers.
It was a great show and an entertaining and uplifting afternoon
The show was absolutely wonderful.
I have to say that the singing wasn't as good as past shows we have attended. All performers are very talented, but felt the strength of the singers wasn't up to par.
It was the most imaginative, creative and balanced show we have seen. It incorporated some old favorites as well as some songs and music suitable for every age group.
We thoroughly enjoyed the second half, however, the first half was not enjoyed as much. We really missed the girl in the big chair.
EXCELLENT PERFORMERS, YOUNG FOLKS, FANTASTIC PUP, GREAT SHOW!
Great performers and venue
It was entertaining but not the best I'd ever seen.
I enjoyed the show so much I couldn't wait to tell my friends how excellent it was. The performance was impeccable. The professionalism of the singers/dancers/orchestra was incredibly impressive. The availability of the performers after the show made it even more family like than the show already made me feel.
We enjoyed the show.
First half is a awe inspiring production! The Santa Clause "bit" was too long in the second half.
It is a great show!
GREAT PERFORMERS AND GREAT STAGING AND GREAT HOLIDAY MUSIC.
We missed the show due to snow..I don't think I will go to winter shows. This was a disappointment as well as a big expense
Very professionally done from the costumes to the performances.
Wonderful music and singing!
I was very disappointed in this year's performance. The AMT Christmas show has been a holiday tradition for my family for many years and we always found it magical. I was heartbroken with most of this production.
It was not as good as others I have attended at your theater.
It put me in the Christmas spirit
The Christmas Show has become a tradition that sets a joyful for our family...especially for our grandaughters. Every year the production is so special and never disappoints. Really no need to go to NYC for a spectacular. And, special thanks to Oliver...he made us all smile.
Everything about the show was wonderful; the performances, scenery and costumes.
We found this show to be on a par with any we have seen in our 50 years of marriage.
It is such a great mix of music. Something for everyone. Loved it!
Overall, I liked it. O Holy NIght was exceptional. Costuming and sets gorgeous. The ten piece orchestra fabulous as usual. Dancing and most singing great. My one complaint is that while you have exceptionally fine talented singers, on a few songs the voices didn't blend so well. At times they almost seemed competing rather than blending. On the Chestnuts Roasting . . . . it doesn't fit the song to be belting it out; I hear Nat King Cole, smooth and gentle and very moving. Don't mean to be too harsh; I still liked the show very much. I will continue to make the trip three or for times a year - next, Elvis gospel!
It's a FABULOUS show ... especially this year as it was totally different from the past few years! We loved the cabin/mountain theme as well as the "different" north pole take. The music is ALWAYS perfect and the entertainment ... well it's very entertaining in every aspect ... there was laughter, reminiscing and sentimental tears! We attended the 3pm show on 12/17/13 and special kudos to two ushers ... Thelma and the young gentleman upstairs (wears glasses and very humorous) I believe his name was Ken or Brad (sorry my age is not helping me remember his name) FANTASTIC pair of ushers!!!
Wonderful show. Lot's of energy and beautiful singing and dancing. Very Christmasy.
Best Christmas show I've seen, including Radio City Music Hall
Loved most of the show. The cabin in the woods scene was great, as was the tableau about the savior's birth.Thought the segment regarding the elves was corny, and the pace of it was frenetic.
I did not like the part with Santa and the elves, music was not good, too much rock, could not understand a lot of the talking words. The other part of the show was great.
Great performance. Singers, dancers, children all did fantastic job.
The show was incredible. The only part that was a little off was at the start of the second act with the elf thing
because of the joy, creativity and professionalism that the show offers. I also was thrilled at religious content of the show.
Excellent music, great program, no lost time
The show fabulous in all aspects, set, songs and venue
We have seen better Christmas show in the past at AMT. Like traditional songs sung the original version.
Very upbeat and much younger leading participants this year with new numbers and faster action!! the old show had gotten 'tired" I think. Much quicker this year! More appealing to younger crowd too
I typically give the show a 10, but this year I wasn't personally as thrilled with sing choice in the 2nd act- too many I didn't know.
great vocalists, exceptional orchestra, wonderful costumes
The show was fast moving, costumes were beautiful, performers were excellent. The singers did a fantastic job, beautiful voices!
Just great show and music
Of the ten or more years that we have been attending the show, I think this has been the very best one we've seen.
This show was better than last year.
All round great entertaining show.
Show was good, thought last years was better
Nice family entertainment. Great to see so many talented children participating in the festive production too!
The music and costumes and scenery were just breathtaking!
Very good and professional singers and dancers!
Have always enjoyed the in house shows-did not feel this one was as good as previous years-would have liked to heard some of the other women sing more instead of the same one most of the time
Although it was a fantastic show, previous shows we thought were better. We enjoyed the comedic performances more the last couple of years over this one.
We just loved the show, great songs and choreography..
Loved loved loved it!!
The costumes, scenery & the show itself with its content
It was by far the best Christmas production I have seen. It rivals any NYC show!
it was great, but a lot of people really missed MICHELLE RAJOTTE not being there. please bring her back next year !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A fabulous show! Kudos to the artistic directors. The cast and their very talented performances, the stage set was incredibly beautiful, and the orchestra was just awesome! Like being at a New York City show!
as always a great production and very talented performers
Professional performance with great scenery
A well done Christmas show.
It is a great entertainment value, inclusive of the religious Christmas message, for the price of the tickets.
excellent holiday show,would like to see the return to more children upbeat music,and entertainment as in 2010,2009,2008 etc.We bring 12 of our family every year for the past 8 years.The younger set needs the more active upbeat songs,have book for 2014 already.
It is a great show and me and my family enjoy seeing this Christmas show every year for about 10 years.
This is a beautiful show every year
Amazingly entertaining. Excellant performances. Talented performers. A touch of what the holiday is about. Holds your attention from start to finish. I bring my mother as her xmas present. Its an excellant present and a great way to enjoy each others company.
We love attending the Christmas show! It puts us in the Christmas spirit. The singing, the dancing, the scenery, the costumes and the orchestra are wonderful.
I enjoyed the talent and production. I was in the 2ND row so was too close to get a good perspective and the spotlights frequently flashed into our eyes. Also very loud but not sure if that was also due to sitting too close to the stage.
Saturday evening was our 4th time and we just loved it. There was something for everyone. The children were great, the voices were excellent, as were the costumes, and the orchestra was outstanding. We will be attending one more time, on Dec.26th. Thanks for this great show in Lancaster.
Great show — I had to see it a second time! Loved that it conveyed the true meaning of Christmas. Loved the Celtic theme in first act; kids start to 2nd act could have been a little shorter in my opinion. Best part of the whole show though was the orchestra feature; such talent! The violin player was extraordinary — he added extra touches at different points in the show that made it truly outstanding!
This show is an absolutely an amazing show! The Youth cast is outstanding and the adults spectacular as well! The band plays wonderfully and everyone on stage looks like its their favorite place in the world! I Loved It!
The show brought out what Christmas is truly about. It was about the true meaning of Christmas-Christ's birth & also the fun that children have at this great season. Not only were the singers, dancers & musicians wonderful as usual, but all the children showed exceptional talent. It was a pleasure to watch & surely put everyone in the true "Christmas spirit". Merry Christmas to all!
On Thursday, December 19th,my wife and I and friends attended our initial A.M.T. performance, "The First Noel", Christmas Show. We were completely entertained by this troupe of talented performers who sang, danced and presented those wonderful Christmas themes and scenes which revived for us those cherished Christmas memories. The musicians who comprised the ten member orchestra were individually and collectively outstanding and their sound was crystal! The sights, sounds and well balanced delivery made for a most solid performance which is a must see for all those seeking to recapture the spirit and meaning of Christmas!
This a GREAT show!!
The performers seem like they enjoy entertaining us.
Can't wait to see the 2014 show.
Can't imagine not coming to see the show.
The other AMT original show are very good, also.
If you haven't seen them, you should give them a try.
This was our 4th year attending. After our first year we will never miss another. The talent onstage is priceless. It brings back the TRUE meaning of Christmas. Thank You AMC !
It was great.
Good Show! I enjoyed last year's Christmas show much better. It did not "flow" as nicely as last year. I did; however, like the fact that the real Christmas story was told! Thank you for that!
Everything was spectacular, it was pleasure to be there. The only one think was questionable was the volume sound, it was so high that I observed many children was covering their ears (meaning it was to to loud not only for me) . Why can be the "normal" volume?
I wish all of you very merry Christmas and a happy New Year
I had the pleasure of being treated to the Christmas Show on Friday, Nov. 29th as a Birthday Gift. I have seen the show for many years now, and all I can say is that when you think you've seen the best show ever the year before, think again. I don't know how they pull it off, but myself and those with me left with such an appreciation not only of the content, but especially of the talent displayed that night. This is a must-see, and I'm already looking forward to next year's show.
It was a great show - very entertaining. I liked the variety of Christmas music.
I loved the show, but the sata claus act, with the elves was to long and drug out. The music was tooooo loud during this performance
Best show ever
This show was not as entertaining as prior years.
Very well performed, exceptional cast!
It made you get in the Christmas mood. A beautiful show.
It was beautifully done and very professional. The performers and sets were outstanding and the show helped to put us in the Christmas spirit!
Break into the holiday season with a wonderful show with excellent talent in all areas of entertainment. Really enjoyed this year had a lot of kids involved. Great idea! Would suggest a bit more comedy, was not enough.
It was excellent from start to finish
The best show ever. It was fantastic.
MY HUSBAN AND I AND FRIENDS COME EVERY YEAR, THE SHOW IS BEAUTIFUL AND THE SINGING IS GREAT. I LOVE THE PANIO . ALL THE BAND IS GREAT.
We have seen many Christmas show at AMT. This year was unimpressive. The arrangements were boring and the comedy not funny. Kudos to the set designers. We missed the singalong,too
Great professional shows! Pleasant people! Great value! Show viewed from all areas of the theater!
We really enjoyed this year's show. It had so many traditional favorite songs. It was very lively and well done by the performers. I also enjoyed the two different sets, one each half of the show.
I have been going to the show for years,I feel the shows in the past were better. the last couple of years I didn`t feel that WOW factor like I did in previous years. I still did enjoy the show.
The music was wonderful and the scenery was so pretty. It really got us into the Christmas spirit. As usual, the performers were excellent and beautifully outfitted. It was much better than last year.
we are pleased with all the performance we attended and will come again
The show was GREAT!
The shows are great. The seats have enough you are not crsmped.
Far too many kids in the show, the boy, girl and dog were sufficient. not necessary to have so many running around etc.
Beginning of the show was a big disappointment, songs just didn't come across as wonderful as in all the past years we've attended. We actually contemplated leaving at intermission then checked the rest of the show and decided to stay. We were so glad we did it was fantastic and Wess and Ric were superb!
One of the best shows you have produced in years.
The show was wonderful. I have never seen a bad in house show in all of the years we have come to AMT. Looking forward to Wes Cook's show.
It was spectacular from start to finish. The costumes, the music, the scenery, and the talent of the performers and the orchestra were incredible. Last Thursday was the first time I have seen it this season but I have tickets to see it twice more. I loved it and everyone I brought felt the same.
It was a good show but I'm not sure it was worthy of a 5 hour drive. The first half seemed drawn out and the music seemed to be sung in a minor key - The "First Noel" did not seem to be a proper song for the "Big Ending" - it just did not have the pop it needed
Because it was an excellent presentation.
Professionally done. Excellent orchestra and outstanding singers. A light hearted performance. "Mary, Did You Know" and "O Holy Night" were superb and the special finale was an excellent way to end the evening. Thank you.
Well put together show. Entertaining.
Talented cast, great sets, awesome costumes!
I love Wes Cook and the costumes and scenery are wonderful!
The show was spectacular. The songs, the orchestra, the singers, dancers were all wonderful. The best thing of the whole show was that you kept true to the meaning of Christmas. As a Christian it was so great to see the love of and for Christ shine out through your production.
The show was excellent. The singing and dancing was great. Enjoyed the violin. The band was terrific. The girls' costums were beautiful. Also, great parking, seats were great, pleasant help.
This was by far the BEST CHRISTMAS SHOW WE EVER SAW- ONLY SAW 1 OTHER IN AMT IN 2002 WHICH WAS NICE BUT THIS WAS EXTRAORDINARY - BETTER EVEN THAN ANY CHRISTMAS SHOW AT RADIO CITY THAT WE ATTENDED. BRAVO TO THE CAST, THE COSTUMES, THE VOICES, THE SCENERY- COMPLETE PACKAGE - AMAZING SHOW ******************
Very enjoyable show -
Your Christmas Show was terrific. Lots of wonderful singers, dancers and musicians. Gorgeous gowns, beautiful stage setting. Excellent orchestra.
The flow wasn't their this year. Only show I didn't enjoy since coming to Lanscaster.
I did however miss the woman that used to imitate a small child It was a nice start to the second half. Please have her back next year
Have enjoyed this show for several years as well as other shows. The only complaint is the sound volume is too loud making it hard to understand some of the words.
As always a great show. However, I did not care for the first four songs in the second act. We Are Santa's Elves, Papa OOM Mow especially Hot Chocolate others indicated the same feelings and Nobody Cares About Santa Claus. More traditional songs would have been better
Beautiful production. Singers, dancers, musicians, and costumes are first rate.
the show was fantastic!
I have seen approximately 5-6 AMT Christmas shows. I have enjoyed previous shows more than this years.
Good music with a nice mix of secular & religious songs. Eell done!
We have been the last 2 years and it is such a great show every time.
The shows we have attended are always entertaining and well produced. A good value as well.
Truly entertaining and just what we needed to put us in the true spirit of the Holiday.
We enjoyed last years show much more. The contents of this show was more geared for children and the cast featured too many children and a more contemporary theme. Our audience was 98% adult.
Didnt enjoy as well as I have in past Christmas Shows. I though it was geered more for children than adults. Also missed seeing the one lady that has been in past shows but dont know her name she was a blonde and was so versatile in acting and singing. Miss her:(
It was so enjoyable. The music was super. We think this is one of the best Christmas shows we have seen.
Each time I've gone, the show was great. However, the system that is used to let the cars out of the parking lots is terrible. We sat in the front lot for 25 minutes. The back and both side lots were moving constantly. It was ridiculous. Another system needs to be looked into.
Very good and appropriate for the season.
Another beautiful show that lifts your spirits for the season!
great show for the money, my Godmother thought the price for 2 was the price for 1! She was very impressed and we had a great time! Coming back for Andrew Lloyd Webber
Very nice family experience and for getting into the holiday mode.
Just wasn't as good as previous years. Had a few performers in the past that were not there this year.
Entertaining as always. Great beginning to the Christmas season.
I was very disappointed. We had attended several years ago and were thrilled, but found this production very amateurish.
Singing and songs were wonderful, sets were beautiful. Would like to see a little more dancing.
Exceptionally professional, colourful, fast moving, something for everyone in the show, maintained the Christian Christmas Theme and at the same time catered to the imagination of children at the commencement of the second act.
It was one of the best shows we have viewed. The singing, dancing, orchestra and sets were amazing! We especially appreciated the emphasis on the original Christmas message. I would sit through it again.
The show moved at a great pace, was far from dull, had beautiful ladies, and an obvious joy in performing. Well worth the ticket price.
The show is definitely different from the previous year. The show starts with the true meaning of the season and ends on the same note. Although the middle of the show is very loud, fast moving and very worldly, it had a different take on Santa & the elves than previous years.
This Christmas show was awesome for Children. Our granddaughter was bobbing her head through the whole show to watch it. She loved the show. This show was very child-oriented, especially with the puppy in the show. Thank you so much for making the show a good one for children. We did miss the little girl in the bid chair, but we did notice that she was not in the Christmas Show at all. We hope that she is okay and hope you all have a wonderful holiday season!
Times Square Broadway has nothing on you. The singers were fantastic! And your stage is state-of-the-art, the special effects and props - you're able to create all kinds of realistic scenes and its a magnificent presentation. I was so happy, I took my 90-year old mom and we had the best time.
IT IS A COMPLETE CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT SHOW, WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Singing & lights are exceptional
Nice, but not awesome. Too loud. Didn't like the screechy singing. I expected more complicated dancing. Concession stand had no sugar free items to eat, and I am Diabetic.
Not a lot of tradition Music
It was a good, family-friendly show.
It was sheer delight. fine balance between secular & sacred. Wes Coole's rendition of "Mary, Did You Know.." is always our favorite. What a message for these troubled times!
Another great performance from AMT!
The show was for all ages. There were parts the children loved (even me) and parts for the adults. It was certainly a Christmas show. We really enjoyed the whole show.
Amazing vocalists and well thought out musical content!
It was good but not as entertaining as past few years.
Was a great show!
The show was good and the orchestra was great. I liked the previous years shows better.
The singers, dancers and members of the orchestra are outstanding performers. The sets are beautiful.
The play was well choreographed and the acting and singing was excellent. Best of all it had a short skit about the birth of our Lord and savior Jeses Christ, without whom this play would not have any meaning.
colorful and lively!
This year's show captured the true meaning of Christmas and all the goodness and delight which flows from celebrating it. It also awakened so many sleeping memories of my childhood Christmas celebrations.
Not as well-done as last year. Theme "The First Noel" was refreshing and great.---but the added secular events a bit overboard
We enjoy coming down to the shows every year. This was not our favorite. The male singers were not as strong as usual and some of the music was not as vibrant.
very well performed
beautiful voices, costumes7 orchestra
I enjoyed the show for the most part, but it didn't have the pizzazz I was familiar with and that may have been because Michelle wasn't in the show. I don't enjoy the silly skits; I'd much rather hear the band perform. The music director on the piano gave an outstanding performance...Let's hear more of that talent!
It gets better every year
It moves right along, never drags. There is hardly any dialogue, but one song leads to another. Great costumes. Cast seems to enjoy what they are doing
I have seen the past three Christmas shows and this was the best yet. Great cast, orchestra, and including the children got my two kids into it. Overall great show!
We usually love this show but not so this year. Way too much commotion on the stage with all the kids and the song choices left much to be desired. The majority of your audience has gray hair and prefer the traditional songs--or so I believe. We will probably be back next year but we missed Michelle and her hubby.
Have been coming to AMT Christmas shows since 2005. We thought it was not as good as all the others. I really missed Michelle and her little girl routine and we like traditional
Christmas music. It was still good, but we liked previous shows better
A grand show, loved how there were children, even Oliver the dog preforming. There is something in this show for everyone. Included were all aspects of the Christmas season, from Santa, the Grinch to the real reason for celebrating…..the birth of Christ. We missed the show last year but are so glad we were able to see it this year. Many thanks for a great evening.
We did not care for the opening at all. The orchestra and the second half of the show was fantastic. Didn't enjoy it as much as past years.
Wonderful show! Enjoyed seeing all the "younger" children as part of the cast.
We enjoyed the show, however, we did not like when the melody of a traditional Christmas song is changed...i.e. Jingle Bells near the beginning of the show.
Spectacular- Reminds my family of shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York/
It was very enjoyable and well done.
I've got mixed feelings about so many children in the show. There seemed to be more than in previous years. I didn't enjoy this year as much as years in the past.
The total show was AWESOME, can't pick one thing out.
Good show. Not as personal as it used to be with Michael Minor.
we didn't care for the first half, the second half was what we had anticipated, comparing it to last years Christmas show.
We've been coming to the Christmas Show since 2008 and this is the best yet! The costumes and sets are stunningly beautiful and the talent top notch. The choreography and the fact that the show "moves" makes it a true winner!
We absolutely loved the show! It was professionally done and very good. We also thought that the theater itself is beautiful! This was our first time here and we'll be back!
I already have told friends they have to see the show it is fantastic. and I might come again.
It was charming and the performers and music are high quality and professional.
Beautiful show!! My group ranged in ages from 6 to 85 and everybody was glued to the stage and singing along to their favorites! We might be back next month :)
The show is nicely presented, and most likely leave you with the spirit of Christmas.
A Broadway Production at reasonable prices!!!!!!!
very intertaining and family oriented beautiful theater
Just a great show that i really enjoyed.
Good show. I had a hard time understanding the words being sung due to the volume of the music being played.
The show is amazing! The violinist Mike Lamberston walking and dancing on stage while playing is very impressive, cello player Melissa Burn and Marybeth Kern on woodwinds are very professional and wonderful sounding! The whole band / orchestra is amazing. My family likes coming to the American Music Theatre show, because it focuses more on the real meaning of Christmas. We love the nativity scene and to be honest, we think this show is better than Radio City's Christmas Spectaular in NYC. Keep up the great work AMT!
Already have recommended it. Well done; clean; uplifting, musically well done
We really enjoyed the performance!
Not one of your best shows. We have been at your Christmas Shows for many years.
new show yearly good selection of songs,all done in good taste
just an enjoyable night to listen to the christmas music
Great music, artists & story!
It was a beautiful show and is a great way to start the Holiday season!
fun and clean entertainment!
The cast really looked like they were aving a good time which made the performance really special
Loved everything about the show. Wonderful family show.
Best Christmas show we have seen in past years
Show was not as entertaining and light hearted as in previous years....my husband and I were very disappointed and were even going to leave after the first half but stayed hoping that the show would pick up! VERY DISAPPOINTED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Amazing show with stunning voices, great sound, incredible dancing, and bright and beautiful costumes.
AMT has put Christ back in our Christmas. The talent, costumes,set designs and dancing rival a NY Broadway show. I used to go to NY every year at Christmas and now I come to AMT. The show is different every year, which I love. Merry Christmas!
Most beautiful scenery, talent and choreography ever seen in a Christmas Show....and I have seen many.
I thought this was even better than previous Christmas shows at AMT. Thanks for cutting back on some of the "fluff" from previous years. I also thought the music and singers were higher caliber than other years.
Our group of 4 felt it wasn't as "Christmasy" as we were looking forward to. We didn't care for the beginning, while beautiful, just wasn't the Christmas look we were expecting. We didn't care for the "pop" or "oldies" type music in at least 2 scenes.. Loved the traditional true meaning of Christmas parts. For AMT, we were really expecting something else, I guess.... hoping next year's is more traditional.
It was a wonderful show. This year's theme included good old fashioned Christmas Song. The dancing, singing, and song selection was spectacular.
It was wonderful
amazing talent and showmanship!
The voices were great! However, we were hoping to hear more classical or traditional Christmas songs. We didn't enjoy much of the non-traditional christmas songs performed.
I thought this years show was so similar to the past shows. The music was great but seemed to be the same old, same old. I would like to hear more music that highlights the orchestra or let them do more performances solo.
it was wonderful as usual.
Very entertaining. Been to many performances here & keep returning.
it was amazing!!!!!
It was a wonderful show and certainly puts you in the holiday spirit
The show this eyar was good, but not as good as in year's past. I have been coming to this show for the past 7-8 years. I talked to other people and they felt the same way.
The show got better and better as it moved along. Voices were beautiful and the orchestra was astounding. You would have thought it was a full symphony. The skits were entertaining and the kids involved were a delight to watch.
too much kid oriented performances this year
Music too loud, too many children too often, too much dancing and not enough nice solo songs such as Ava Maria. Way too much fake smoke/fog. The shows of the last couple of years are not of the quality of your shows of 10-15 years ago; we miss those shows.
because you do a great job we have not been disappoint in your Christmas show there always, super, super
The first half was very boring. No story to it. I almost fell asleep a few times. Last year's show was more exciting. Kept my interest the whole time. I was very disapointed with this years show.
I have been to the shows repeatedly in the past. I am never disappointed with the Christmas show.
Loved the show:)
It was very entertaining, professionally done and I loved seeing more children this year than in the past shows.
the show was really great.
it was a great show . the singing and show with all of the Christmas trees so beautiful decorated . the talent in the show was exceptional . we have been coming to the show every year for several years now . we love it . we will see it again next year .
Great show and great performers
Every year we say this is the best ever and it is. The way the Christmas story was presented by Wes Cooke was absolutely beautiful.
We absolutely loved it! With a recent move to PA and coming from a big city we loved the warmth of the show and atmosphere. The parking was very convenient. There should also be a few more skits and a more variety of Christmas songs (White Christmas, Let it snow etc.) Otherwise I will definitely attend next year.
Orchestra multi-talented; children excellent & I was glad to see one of my favorite S & S singers
Our group attends the Christmas show every year, we haven't been dissapointed yet!
I think this show was the best Christmas Show in a few years. Good Job!
One of the best shows I've seen in a long time. Very entertaining.
I really enjoyed the show. The scenery, costumes, & lighting was gorgeous. The children & dog really added to the show. The singers and dancers were so talented. Wonderful job!
Show was great. The show included The Little Drummer Boy which is my favorite Christmas song and since there were such cute little kids in the show, I wanted to see one dressed in period clothing with a drum walking down the aisle strumming that drum. I loved the entire show.
Beautiful and very enjoyable show in every way! Very entertaining and visually spectacular. High quality performances. We smiled throughout the show and went home feeling uplifted.
I felt it was very "slow" --- although I enjoyed it, I didn't feel it was as good as previous Christmas shows.
We have seen the AMT Christmas Show about 7 years. This year's show was the best show ever in our opinion. Truly something for ever one
I have seen quite a few Christmas shows and this one was not up to par as far a a show/theme/plot to follow. There did not seem to be a direction in the first act and in the second act the beginning was dragged out to long, lost interest. The singing and dancing was, as usual outstanding, it was the show itself that lost my interest. Compared to the last few year on a scale of 1 to 10, they were 10's and this one came in a 5 only because the singers and dancers picked up the slack of the show plot itself.
Really has something for everyone, secular music, religious music, something for the youngsters. It's just a great show.
First-rate show in every way---outstanding vocals, great band, wonderful dancing, beautiful costumes, fabulous scenery & lighting, & so many of the magnificent songs of Christmas.
I purchased tickets for my family to get into the Christmas spirit and we will definitely be doing it again. We met Angela walker one of the performers at panera bread and she was so nice. We got to know her and my daughter was fascinated by her and was so excited to see her perform. My daughter is 3 and said she wishes to be just like her. I'm glad we came. Thank you.
We come to the Xmas Show every year and find them very entertaining
This was probably one of the best Christmas Shows I have attended at American Music Theatre
Show was very professional. Could have done with a little less Santa Clause. Really enjoyed the second half of the show best. Was BLOWN AWAY by the playing of Wizards of Winter. Best version I have ever heard. Couldn't get enough of it.
We have attended this show for many years - just last year twice in one season. This years show was just not as good as years past. Even confusing - the First Noel performance was horrible - the lead singer made it a appear to be a sultry number. At one minute was the house scenes, the toy shop then hymns. It did not flow well at all.
I didn't enjoy the show as much as i had in previous years. The dancing was superb, the female singers were very strong in voice, 2 of the male singers were no counterpoint for the duets....they were "out sung" by their partners. I didn't enjoy the first half this year...the second half was so much better!!
I have been enjoying your shows for many years and each year I am more amazed at the quality and extreme talent your entertainers provide. I believe this year was one of your best. It was a completely new look for this most loved holiday. Thank you for a GREAT show!
liked the first half of the show but was not to excited with the second half. As the whole show, I did not think it was as good as previous christmas shows
It was good. Parts not as good as last three years.
You told the Christmas Story beautifully!! With Christian songs!! THANK YOU!
Such a wonderful holiday show, superb performers, a good mix of music/songs.
it was very enjoyable to watch!
Unlike last year's show, I thoroughly enjoyed this one. From the scenery to the costumes to the performances, everything was fantastic! My only issue was that the person in front of me was very tall so I had to bob & weave to see different parts of the stage throughout the first act, but I moved to the balcony for the 2nd act and it was much better. I will choose to sit up top next year.
First half was slow and the women tried to out sing eachother. The second half was really good.
I found it to be corny and trite. I am sure others will see it differently, and that does not surprise me.
It was awesome! Some of my friends are coming!
The singers were very talented. The scenery and costumes(refreshing to see the ladies dressed modestly) were beautiful. Gets you in the Christmas spirit.
The show was done with excellence as usual, and it included many traditional Christmas stories and carols. It is a family friendly performance.
We try to attend the Christmas Show every year and are never disappointed. It is always a spectacular show.
Enjoyable show--depends on age of audience members
Well done, wonderful music. The show was done in good taste and wonderful entertainment.
Enjoyable - singers were fantastic - we liked the first half better than the second. We were sitting in the balcony and at times, the lights on the stage were a little glaring.
great family entertainment...good music..
A great two hours of entertainment for the entire family.
sound was not very clear especially the ladies
good singers, great music: loud enough to be heard negative comment(I saw no place for these) sometimes the music background overwhelmed the singer voices and made the words unclear (especially in Part 1. Children's parts were A+
Enjoyable experience. Talented performers.
Excellent singing & dancing and spectacular production numbers and scenery.
I have been coming for 5 years and every year the show is fabulous!
Excellent show as always!
I liked this show better than the previous show. It wasn't as old fashioned.
The first half was not as good as past year shows. Sesond half was better.
I thoroughly enjoy the show!
IT WAS AN OUTSTANDING SHOW!
It was just a lovely, entertaining show. Made us feel all "warm and fuzzy".
The orchestra was sooooo loud that it drowned the vocalists out. Too many unknown songs. We prefer the original Christmas songs.
Unfortunately we missed the show.
YOUR MUSICAL REVUES ARE CONSISTENTLY THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY.
was vey nicely pt on the theather was great nice seating this is the 1st time i have been there but plan on may more trips to enjoy shows
Show was excellent. Cast was fantastic. Performance showed true reason for celebration.
It was great singing, dancing, the orchestra
Loved the show. Singing and performances were excellent. Very good blend of Christian and secular Christmas songs.
excellent family production...........very professional artists.........
It was well done - but the music/sound was too loud.
I didn't care for hearing familiar tunes with different words or thinking a particular song was going to be sung, only to hear a greatly different version. I thought the children actors were stiff. Cute but not very realistic; maybe younger would have pulled it off.
We enjoy it every year.
Good refreshing fast moving show
the show was lively and there was lot of mention of Jesus, which is the "reason for the season" The only negative comment is a couple of the songs Santa Claus sang, we could not understand the words, but the show was great !! Keep up the good work !!
Excellent musicians , great singers and dancers, talented youngsters, but the only missing link was SHELLY!
This was the best show ever.
It was one of the best shows we have attended in many years. It was a great experience from start to finish.
Overall it was a good show, I just didn't prefer the Santas Workshop scene. The first part and the last part where excellent though!
It's a beautiful joyful show year after year (it's my 3rd show). I'm always disappointed when it's over.
We love every show and AMT. The performers are so talented, the orchestra also. Customs and scenery are great. Why would we go to New York when it's great here!!!
As always the performers were fantastic and the show was just great. The shows just keep getting better and better.
we have seen every christmas show probably since AMT came except last year I was sick. what we always enjoyed were all the lovely outfits. the first half they didnt seem to change much and it was difficult to understand the words when they were singing. second half was marvelous
worth seeing - great performances by all.
AMT is a national treasure that we are blessed to have here in Lancaster.
Thoroughly entertaining. Beautiful costumes and scenery. Brilliant and talented performers.
Great performers, great settings, the children really add to the Christmas show, The two we saw were very cute and were terrific. Wes Cooke and Julie Keough , were the best ever. .
We loved the show! The cast was super and the songs were perfect for each of the singers. Wess, as usual, did a great job. We loved how the dancers were an important part of the show. The orchestra was also amazing. We look forward to seeing this show again in two weeks!
Have attended several in the past, and this was not my favorite. Still loved the musical/light number, the costumes, the scenery, and the story of Bethlehem at the end but felt bad for the singers throughout the performance. More times than not, they were drown out by the volume of the music. If you didn't already know the words to the songs, you couldn't here them. Sorry, but I felt the children added more to past shows and just seemed to be there this year.
My whole group were absolutely mesmerized! I have seen and heard Broadway plays but these voices were, by far, superior. On the long bus trip home, everyone was commenting how great and enjoyable this production was. It was especially pleasant to hear such a variety of songs. I want to thank all the performers but also all the people who work behind the scene, especially the people who co-ordinate all the visitors. Beautiful! God bless!
I came to the show with a group. Have been to previous shows and am impressed more and more every year. My favorites were "Hot Chocolate" and cried when Wes sang "Mary, Did You Know". The orchestra was amazing, costumes beautiful, singers and dancers talented and the children were adorable. Now I am ready for Christmas!
The show was good, but not as good as in the previous years. This show normallay starts my holiday season and this year it didn't.
I loved the show, perhaps more than any of the previous shows that I have been to. The best songs were the one performed by just the orchestra and "Mary Did You Know" by Wes. Please never get rid of that one! I was glad to see that the emphasis on the children was toned down because I thought that last year's show was too childish and child-oriented. This show was great, but then again, no AMT Christmas Show is complete without Shelly. PLEASE BRING HER BACK!!!
We really enjoyed the show and will be returning 2 more times, this year. The music was excellent, great voices, the children were great and the orchestra was fantastic!
Fist time I had ever seen to a show like this and it was great!
We have attended a few of the past Xmas shows and this, by far, was our favorite. High energy throughout the whole show. My mother commented that she wasn't sure where to look, as there was always something going on and she is sure she missed some things because she was looking at something else. The talent in this group is fantastic - and we LOVED the inclusion of the children. We could definitely sit through this show again!
The sound systems needs to be toned down quite a bit. I was sitting in the back and it was still too loud. Some songs were difficult to understand
it was great
Very enjoyable show, well done!!
great talent and wonderfully beautiful costumes and sets
the performers and musicians were outstanding!!
The costumes, the great singing talent and the stage settings were superb. And the orchestra was fabulous. I have recommended this to family members who have themselves bought tickets for his show. Anyone attending this show will not be disappointed in this holiday extravaganza. It is a real winner and a perfect way to start your holiday season. I do have one suggestion, the balcony seating is the best but when some of the stage lights are shot up towards the ceiling and through the audience it is very distracting and does take away from the performance. All do detract from the show but especially the yellow light! Please check this out up in the balcony. Thanks
It was a very family oriented show which are far and few these days, The cast was fabulous, and being opening night it was very impressive the way everything fell right into sync
Keeping Christ in your presentation, excellent singers, dancers, actors, and musicians, top-rate facility, and courteousness of other staff.
Very enjoyable. Much better than last year.
The show was fantastic. The costumes are so beautiful and shinny. The singers and dancers are great. The music and scenery beautiful. I loved the tree light show. All of the show was worth the money. I can't wait till next years show. It is also so easy to get to from New Jersey. I would not go to N.Y. to see a Chtistmas Show. Thanks for a enjoyable evening.
Great talent, great message.
Loved the singers' voices, good sets, beautiful costumes but was a bit loud especially with the women's high notes.
Fabulous performers and an awesome show!
WE loved the show!!!
This is the first show I attended here as I live 200 miles away. My first impression was the well groomed grounds and beautiful festive lighting outside. The lobby was elegant and the holiday decorations put you in the spirit of the show. The orchestra was a mix of very talented musicians showcasing some in solos and performing a song featuring the band only, that deserved a standing ovation. The singer/performers had beautiful voices and portrayed their characters well as they sang. The props, costumes, and special effects were outstanding. The seating and sound was good and all for a more than reasonable price. Every side of Christmas was portrayed in the show from Santa, to the Grinch, the traditional carols, modern holiday music, and the most important the nativity scene which was very moving and uniquely done. In closing I had never expected to see a show of this quality and talent and hope to make it a yearly tradition. Hopefully the local community realizes the gem they have and supports and attends the shows too.
It was a wonderful show. Reallly put me in the Christmas mood. The story of the Christ Child with the Carols and the acting was moving.
Show was great except for the 1st act in the 2nd part of the show. It was way to long!! Lost interest after the first 10 minutes of it.
Everyone seems to enjoy it
not enough tradictional carols
All aspects were exceptional but really enjoyed and appreciated the Christmas Story and the manner in which it was presented by Wes and the children.
Loved the show! This was our 2nd time and I thot it was much better than last year! The song with just music & lights was so cool!
Although the talent was there, it appeared as if it was a low budget. Did not appreciate traditional carols being altered.
Not as good as last year-did not care for the songs at the beginning of the second half Would appreciate more of the Christmas carols
The costumes were beautiful and the performers were wonderful. Loved all the songs.
It was a very entertaining show
Sights, colors, music were dazzling. Perhaps a story line involving children might have added, especially to the first act.
You always have a beautiful show at Christmas time.
Superior entertainment quality -- costuming was especially well-done! We enjoyed the way you mixed secular with sacred and the emphasis on green and white. The staging went way bweyond any expectations -- you never cease to amaze us. Let's see more highlighting of individual instrumental performers during the show. Thank you for beginning our Christmas season on a positive note !!
Fantastic singing and props. A great performance.
We enjoyed the show but missed the singer that played the funny "child" on the show. I don't know her name but she is featured on the front of your 2012 Concert schedule. I hope she will be back because she is very talented and we really missed her.
It has something for everyone and it really gets you into the spirit of Christmas.
The quality of the show ranked right with Broadway! Top performers, Wess is definitely a keeper -- what a voice! I heard him sing "Mary did you know" two years ago -- it was memorable - this year was priceless. The orchestra - phenomenal!
Exceptional value for the money.
The family loves starting the holiday season out seeing another great show at AMT.
Liked the entire first half of the show, the beginning of the second half - Santa Quits?? Not too impressed with all of that especially since there were small kids in the audience - Santa gives it up - not liking it at all and Hot Choc! - really not a big fan. The nativity story I thought was great - would like to have seen that expanded just a little more. So many more Christmas songs could have been incorporated into that sequence.
Excellent voices, enjoyed from beginning to end.
NON STOP ENERGY AND TALENT
It was entertaining with wonderful music and dance. The band was fantastic. The sets were enchanting.
Always a Spectacular show with great talent
As always a great show
A very good show, with upbeat music.
Perfect show to put you in the Christmas spirit.
It was very festive, beautiful scenery, performers were talented, musical score was lovely and executed flawlessly!
Such a professional performance
Not our favorite of your Christmas shows. We did enjoy the second half better. We are older and prefer the traditional Christmas songs sung the tradition way. However, we do understand we are an older generation and younger people enjoy the more modern. Also, we were up in the balcony, so my friend was bothered by the lights shining up there.
the small theatre venue is very enjoyable. the seats and the entertainment were excellent as well as the price.
High quality and great for all ages
One of the best Christmas shows we have seen. We liked it even better than last years show.
Great singing and dancing, sets and costumes! I am happy to hear Christmas songs sung. Glad Wess had lots of numbers.
SHOW IS MAGNIFICENT.
It was holiday entertainment suitable for all ages, young & old. A very nice mix of religious and secular music. Performers were extremely talented in both the comedy sketches and the traditional presentations.
It's a great family show and you have the best theater in the state!
It's a great Christmas show with emphasis on the reason we celebrate Christmas, the birth of our Savior, Jesus.
GREAT COSTUMES, MUSIC, GREAT ACTORS LIKES OF EXCITMENT.
Not as good as 2012 but still enjoyable. Maybe I'm old school, but I wasn't so thrilled with some of the familiar Christmas songs being changed so much. I would have preferred just hearing them well sung with the amazing orchestra--they were great!
As a longtime subscriber to AMT, I was thoroughly disappointed by the 2013 incarnation of the Christmas show. I started subscribing to AMT in 2005 because I loved the Christmas show so much. This year, however, the dancers were very underused, the modernization of the traditional Christmas carols was unnecessary, and the absence of "Shelly" was glaring. I felt the songs were not evenly distributed amongst the singers, but I will say, Wes was the saving grace of the show.
I understand the need to update a show, however, this fan urges you to look back at all the great things from previous seasons that seem to have been lost in the shuffle.
This show was wonderful I enjoyed every song and act. The singing the lighting the music was nothing less then fantastic. the costumes beautiful. The dancing was great and so was the dog lets not forget the dog. Thank you for making it a Wonderful CHRISTMAS show.
This was awesome! I can't say more...
Loved it!!!!!!! The music, singers, and dancers were all great!!! The children in the show were outstanding, and I'm glad to see Wess is going to be in the 2013 also.
Have been to two shows I love when it has children in it so that I can bring my grandchildren to see the show. What is christmas without smiling children
Loved the Christmas Show and hope to make it a yearly thing. Puts one in the spirit of Christmas. After the show you are ready to do some showing for gifts for all the Family. Thanks for the Best Show.
At the last minute decided to take in the show on Black Friday last year.It was wonderful! We already have tickets for the 2013 show and are hoping Wess returns.Fabulous show and we are so glad we were able to be a part of it.
I have seen many of them and they are fabulous!!!! better then being in Branson, MO. we are so fortunate to have such great talent in our area. I will go see their Christmas shows as long as they are having them
I found the show to be very entertaining. What I could not understand is how can any Christmas show be complete without the presence of superstar, Patsy Trigg. Patsy, the First Lady of Christmas Music earned the title by selling more than 14 million copies of her evergreen classic: Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
Having seen both the 2011 and 2012 AMT Christmas shows, both have delighted and brought joy in celebrating the holiday season. I greatly appreciate the fact that AMT includes a mix of songs and scenes for all ages. My 5 year old daughter has attended both shows and is looking forward to returning to AMT, as is the rest of the family!
We went last year for the first time and it was so great with all the beautiful gowns/costumes and traditional songs we had to return this year.
This year we weren't expecting a children's show and by intermission we were hoping it would get better and it did! Absolutely loved the church segment/songs/gowns!
I attended the Christmas SHow 2012, along with my 94 year old Grandmother and Mother, the show was so festive the talent was amazing I am sure they will all go somewhere in the drama business, the children really did an amazaing job as well and so behaved. It was so nice to hear Traditional Music as well as new. I will be there again.Great Job
I Would Love If Wess And Ric Would Be Back For The 2013 X Mas Show.The Little Kids Were Very Good.
Saw the show on Dec. 21st with our sons and daughter-in-laws.
It was a great show, loved the kids part with the show. It gave us the spirt of Christmas. The entire cast and orchestra was outstanding.
We will be back soon
It was a wonderful show. We love the children in the show, they were great. We were there for the Dec. 13th show at 7:30 p.m. I would love to see more of Wess singing again. He is my Favorite. Thanks again for a wonderful Christmas Show.
Looking forward to next years show, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
John and Johna - Phila.
The AMT cast is GREAT,the show is comparble to the Rocketts show.We really enjoy all of the show.The kids make you feel the Magic of Christmas.We really like the fact that Jesus is not left out. Can't wait to see the next one
I have been to two Christmas shows 2011 and 2012. This show has many talented singers. I especially enjoyed the solos. However, there is too much children stuff. The audience is 90% adults. No need to stray away from the fabulous singing.
hope it come soon
If you have a hard time getting into the Christmas sperit, see this show. I left last year felling like Santa Claus and humming "Here comes Santa Claus".
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