Logan Kirby - Dec. 19
November 20 - December 20
Conceived by Donna Myers
Adapted to the Stage by Jeremy Littlejohn
Myers Dinner Theatre Presents A New Musical Celebrating The Great Christmas Songs of the Cinema!
The tradition and pageantry that our patrons have come to expect from our Holiday production returns this holiday season with a brand new show celebrating the great Christmas songs from the Cinema! Featuring plenty of song, dance, glitzy costumes, and the familiar sounds of the Christmas season, Hollywood, Hearth & Home is a must see for you and your family!
Frequently Asked Questions
Elsa Scott Besler
Thomas J. Besler
Kevin Ray Johnson
Rachael Henry Johnson
Executive Producer: Donna Myers
Artistic Director: Jeremy Littlejohn
Music Director: Travis Smith
Technical Director: Gary Michael
Costume Designer: Donna Myers
Lighting Designer: Jeremy Littlejohn
Properties Master: Travis Bird
Master Carpenter: Ted DeVore
Kitchen Manager: Jay Estes
Box Office Manager: Bill Rubenstein
General Store Manager: Jane Bowers
Bookkeeper: Tom Bess
Happy Holiday from Holiday Inn / White Christmas from White Christmas ...Bing Crosby & Company
Holiday Favorites Medley – Let it Snow from Die Hard, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Jingle Bell Rock from Lethal Weapon, Silver Bells from The Lemon Drop Kid, Frosty the Snowman from Frosty the Snowman ...Company
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year from Jingle All The Way ...Bing Crosby
Christmas is All Around from Love Actually ...Don & Ladies
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree from Home Alone ...Elsa, Sarah, Lauren
Baby, It’s Cold Outside from Elf ...Rachael & Kevin
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas from Meet Me in St. Louis ...Elsa
Christmas Time is Here from A Charlie Brown Christmas ...Company
Believe from The Polar Express ...Travis
The Muppet Christmas Carol Medley - Scrooge, One More Sleep 'Til Christmas, Marley & Marley, Room in Your Heart, It Feels Like Christmas, Bless Us All ...Company
*There will be one fifteen minute intermission
Christmas Vacation from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation ...Sarah & Ladies
Toyland Medley – Jingle, Jingle, Jingle & The Most Wonderful Day of the Year from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers & Toyland from Babes in Toyland ...Company
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas from A Christmas Story ...Bing Crosby
Somewhere in My Memory from Home Alone ...Elsa
The Christmas Song from Scrooged ...Rachael
Jazzy Jingle Bells from Mean Girls ...Elsa, Sarah & Lauren
Silent Night from Prancer ...Lauren & Company
Who Could Imagine a King? from The Preacher’s Wife ...Lauren
Merry Christmas Darling from Glee / I’ll Be Home for Christmas from Four Christmases ...Rachael & Kevin
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Medley - Welcome Christmas, You're a Mean One, Mister Grinch, Perfect Christmas Night ...Company
Where are You Christmas? from How the Grinch Stole Christmas ...Sarah
Put A Little Love in Your Heart from Scrooged ...Company
is happy to return to Hillsboro for Hollywood, Hearth & Home. She is originally from Missouri, but has worked for theatre companies from Texas to Alaska, New York to California. Local audiences may recognize her from Nana's Naughty Knickers or Murder at Cafe Noir. She would like to thank Myers Dinner Theatre for this opportunity, as well as her family and husband T.J., who are always unfailingly supportive. www.elsascott.com
is thrilled to be returning to Myers Dinner Theatre after last appearing in the 2018 Holiday Revue. As a professional actor for nearly 20 years, he has had the opportunity to perform all over the country. Some favorite roles include Moonface Martin in Anything Goes, Elliot Garfield in The Goodbye Girl, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, LeFou in Beauty and the Beast, Al Lewis in The Sunshine Boys and Soapy Smith in The Days of 98 Show with Soapy Smith. He considers himself beyond blessed to be able to consistently work in the arts alongside his beautiful wife, Elsa Scott Besler. Thank you to everyone else who has also helped along the way, and to you, the audience, without whom, none of this is possible. Stay safe & enjoy the show!
is from Decatur, Indiana, and graduated from Ball State University. Their favorite roles include Jesus in Godspell, Roger in Grease, Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, and Pap / The King in Big River. They have done four tours with Missoula Children’s Theater. They would like to thank their family and friends for their support.
is thrilled to be back at Myers Dinner Theatre! Don is from Columbia City, Indiana, where he cleared a mile of brush along its bike path this winter with a hand saw and an ax. 2020 MDT credits include Det. Sgt. Porterhouse in Run For Your, Wife, Grimsby in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Mr. Laurence in Little Women, Rev. Dr. Harper / Mr. Witherspoon in Arsenic and Old Lace, and his career-favorite role and production to date, Noah in The Ark. Theater is alive! Thank you for helping it thrive!
is delighted to be back at MDT, having appeared earlier this season in The Savannah Sipping Society (Jinx) and Run For Your Wife (Babs). MDT audiences may also remember her from last season's Mamma Mia, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Joseph. Memorable roles outside the 'Boro include Deb in Elf the Musical, Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show and Cassius in Julius Caesar. Thank you for supporting live theatre!
is so happy to return to MDT after appearing as King Triton in The Little Mermaid this past summer! Off Broadway/NYC The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Standby; The Metropolitan Opera), King Lear (Chorus; Royal Shakespeare Company), Merrily We Roll Along(APAC), The Love Note (Original Off-Broadway Cast), Funny Thing Happened...(Miles), Showboat in Concert (Joe), Carrie the Musical (Westchester Sandbox Theatre). National Tour: Blues Journey (Kennedy Center TYA on Tour). Regional (Select): Guys and Dolls (Asolo Repertory Theatre), Next to Normal (Dr. Madden), RENT (Benny), Guys and Dolls (Sky Masterson), Seussical (Horton). Film: Django Unchained (Dir. Quentin Tarantino). Writing: The Unpredictable Times (Industry Reading at The Hudson Theatre on Broadway in 2018; Featured on Playbill.com), A (Funny) Imagination! - Doug Cartoon Parody (New York Theater Festival). Journalism: Onstage Blog (www.onstageblog.com), The Midcarders (www.themidcarders.com). Love and thanks to Jeremy and all the wonderful people at Myers and my beautiful wife Rachael for her love and support! Enjoy the show!
is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She has been seen in readings and productions of A (Funny) Imagination! At Dixon Place, Dramatists’ Guild, and New York Theatre WinterFest originating the role of Dee’s Sister. Other favorite roles include Into the Woods (Little Red), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Logainne), Fools (Sophia), Annie Get Your Gun (Winnie Tate), and Grease (Frenchie). She has worked with Musical Theatre International as part of the choreography DVD for Lion King JR in which she played Zazu. Rachael has also worked as a choreographer for the last 9 years having won both local and a national award for her work. She is proud to be the resident choreographer for Rise Above Performing Arts in Sarasota, Florida, a company she helped found. Rachael is so excited to join the Myers Dinner Theatre family and spend Christmas with all of you! She wants to thank her wonderful husband, Kevin, for always being so supportive!
grew up north of here in Elkhart, Indiana, and has been working in the theatre profession as an Actor, Director & Administrator for nearly a quarter of a century across the country. Some of his notable directing projects include She Loves Me, Little Shop of Horrors, The Glass Menagerie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Kiss Me Kate, Harvey, and his favorite, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel! In addition to being an Actor / Director, Jeremy is also an accomplished Lighting Designer, Stage Manager and Teacher. www.jeremy-littlejohn.com; IG: @jeremy.littlejohn, Twitter: @JLJottings
is thrilled to be back on the Myers Dinner Theatre stage! You may have seen her last season in Mamma Mia! or A Christmas Carol Musical. Other favorite roles include Hilda Miller (Plain and Fancy) and Woman 2 (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change). She has also been a featured vocalist in concerts at Feinstein’s 54 Below, Don’t Tell Mama and The Metropolitan Room. Lauren is a born and raised New Yorker currently residing in NYC and when not performing she loves to read, exercise and go on adventures. Keep supporting the arts, folks! www.laurenmorgan.net IG/Twitter: @less_is_morgan
from Columbus, Ohio, has performed in productions all across the country including shows nearby at Little Theatre On The Square, Beef and Boards, Amish Acres, and Circa 21 Dinner Theatre. Favorite roles include Booth in Assassins, Elwood in Harvey, and Young Scrooge in the national tour of A Christmas Carol. He is also a composer and arranger and runs his own music production company. Many of the children’s shows he has written are seen and performed by thousands of children every year. Additionally, he is a multi-instrumentalist and has music directed over a hundred professional theatre productions. Previously at Myers he was the music director and director for Steeple People - which he also co-wrote. www.travis-smith.com
Served Family Style
*Featuring homemade croutons & an original creation salad dressing of Donna's.
*One of several items on our Menu that we are known for.
*A recipe developed by Richard Myers.
*Included with the price of the buffet.
Hot Fudge, Chocolate, Strawberry & Chocolate/Peanut Butter
Red Velvet, Crème brûlée, Turtle & White Chocolate Raspberry
Salad Dressing, Broccoli Salad & Rolls (Dozen)
*Everyone has different dietary needs, but we want all to be able to enjoy a great show and a delicious meal. If you have dietary restrictions or food allergies, please contact us in advance and our kitchen will happily make accommodations for you.