In partnership with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre's Central Heating Lab, Rosenstock Productions sets Christmas on fire with their holiday musical, Wisemen. Wisemen traces the trials of three representatives from the Wisemen Law Firm: Goldberg, Frankenstein, and Murray. The three lawyers must hold court against an evil Santa Claus, the gangster-rapping Easter Bunny, and G-d himself in their quest for the truth. This 21st Century take on Christmas comes complete with an ungodly script and an original score ranging from klezmer to dub-step to funk to salsa.
Returning from a sold-out run in ACT's Bullitt Cabaret in 2011, Wisemen 2012 takes over ACT's Falls Theater this December, playing Thursdays – Saturdays, tonight, December 13th–22nd. This year, Rosenstock delves deeper into absurdity, revamping Wisemen with new songs, an expanded ensemble, and an opening act that's as hot as a Puerto Rican kitchen.
The actors shift characters and accents almost as quickly as the live band blazes through genres. Wisemen takes you into the twisted corporate mind of Santa Inc., behind the walls of the Vatican, and finally to Nazareth where the true meaning of Christmas is revealed. Just kidding, none of it's true.
Rosenstock Productions also invites YOU to a fundraising party for Wisemen on November 8th from 6-10pm at La Isla Puerto Rican restaurant located at 2320 NW Market Street in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. Music, food and drink will be provided.
Full Schedule of Mainstage Performances:
TONIGHT, December 13, 8:00pm**
Friday, December 14, 8:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 8:00pm
Thursday, December 20, 8:00pm
Friday, December 21, 8:00pm
Saturday, December 22, 8:00pm