The Chesterton High
School Music Dept. will present its 46th annual Madrigal Dinners on November
30, December 1 and 2, 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 with
early bird sales on Friday, Nov. 16, for Duneland School staff and the
general public. Early bird ticket sales, on Friday, Nov. 16 only, will be
from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Ticket sales will
only be held after school on the following days and times in the CHS Music
Office: Monday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday, Nov. 20, the ticket sales will be held
from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Monday Nov. 26 through Thursday, Nov. 29,
ticket sales will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No phone orders
will be taken and there will be no exchanges or refunds. Payment must be in
the form of cash or check. Credit cards are not accepted.
are as follows: Friday, Nov. 30, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, at 4:00
p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 2, 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, will sing, play, juggle, amuse
and serve throughout each of the five performances.
The students and
their directors, Vince Arizzi, Kathy Barbian, Brian Grenier, Kristin Morris,
and Julia Rutherford-Cardinale, work each year to present a quality
Included in the
Madrigal along with the music and drama is a complete 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 with your request at the time of ticket purchase. The meal
is prepared each year by the CHS Cafeteria staff.