THERE IS NO MRS. Santa Claus!, with words and music by Michael E. Dansicker (BMI), will receive its West Coast premiere with The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. The 275-member ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Timothy Seelig, will feature the song in their annual Santa Concert at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco on Thursday, December 6 at 8 pm. Subsequent performances are at the Castro Theatre on Monday, December 24 at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm. For ticket information, visit sfgmc.org.
On the East Coast, The Boston Gay Men's Chorus, under the direction of Reuben M. Reynolds III, will premiere the song in "Hallelujah" - their 2012 Christmas Concert. The 175-voice ensemble will appear at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Sunday, December 9 at 3 pm; Friday, December 14 at 8 pm; Saturday, December 15 at 8 pm; and Monday, December 17 at 8 pm. For ticket information, call 617-542-SING.
Kevin David Thomas (Les Mis, Rebecca) will deliver the cabaret premiere of the song in NYC during "Keep the Home Fires Burning: A Very Manderly Holiday" at 54 Below on Monday, December 3 at 9:30 pm. This is a benefit for BC/EFA. For ticket information, visit www.54below.com/t_keephomefiresburning.html.
While known for his work on Broadway (Piaf, Good, Singin' In The Rain, Dance of the Vampires, The Times They Are A-Changin', Little House on the Prairie, etc.); in Hollywood ("Meet the Parents," "Analyze That," "Brain Donors," etc.); and in concert dance (abt, tharp, joffrey); Mr. Dansicker is no stranger to Christmas Music. Michael served as musical consultant/vocal supervisor (and can be heard on the soundtrack) of the classic holiday favorite ELF (New Line Cinema) starring Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel.