Chesterton High School Music Dept. will present its 41st annual Madrigal
Dinners on Friday, December 6, Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8,
in the school cafeteria. All seats are reserved and tickets go on sale for
$30 per person at the CHS Music Office (Entrance 30 - Northeast side of the
building across from the tennis courts) beginning on Monday, Nov. 25.
Tickets will be sold from 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
through Friday, December 6. No phone orders will be taken and there will be
no exchanges or refunds. Performance times are Friday, Dec. 6 at 8:00 p.m.;
Saturday, Dec. 7 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2:00 p.m.
and 5:00 p.m.
The CHS Cafeteria will be transformed into a “Greate Hall” complete with
Elizabethan settings and costumes for “Ye Olde Madrigal Christmas Feasts.”
The Madrigal is set in the 16th Century and represents the traditions of the
Christmas season through spoken and musical offerings. The cast of
approximately 100 CHS music students dressed in medieval costume sing, play,
juggle, amuse and serve throughout each of the five performances. The
students and their directors, Vincent Arizzi, Kristin Morris, Julia
Cardinale, Lisa Scheiber and Michael Scheiber, all work each year to present
a quality performance.
Included in the Madrigal along with the music and drama is a complete breast
of chicken dinner. The dinner includes a relish tray, chicken breast, mashed
potatoes, green beans, salad, wassail, and dessert. A nut free plate or
vegetarian plate including dessert will be available on request at the time
of ticket purchase. The meal is prepared each year by the CHS Cafeteria