Event Alert- A Christmas Day Stream and TV Broadcast
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“AN ANDY & BING CHRISTMAS: A HOLIDAY FAMILY GATHERING” DECEMBER 25 AT 4:00 PM – AND A NEW CD – HOPE TO BRING COMFORT AND JOY TO THOSE SEPARATED BY DISTANCE AND COVID- 19
It’s the next best thing to having the popular Andy Williams and Bing Crosby Christmas television specials of yore playing as family and friends are gathered around the Yule tube to share the joys of the season!
Christmas 2020 is fraught with the complexities and hardships of Covid-19. But thanks to the large talented ensemble that comprises An Andy & Bing Christmas, the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, John Bennett, SVP, Non-profit Banking, and Business Development, 21st Century Bank — who sponsored and coordinated all the organizations – this upcoming show offers comfort and joy to all!
Families, friends, and elderly loved ones can still get together even if separated by distance — or isolated in quarantine in senior living or their own homes – by sharing this upcoming streaming and TV event.
Make the magic of the season happen again by watching either the pre-recorded stream over the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Facebook page and YouTube channel on Christmas Day at 4:00 p.m. Or – if you’re in the Twin Cities metro area – tune in to CW23 on Christmas Day at the same time to watch “An Andy & Bing Christmas: A Holiday Family Gathering. And share the experience in real-time with loved ones over Zoom, Facetime, or Skype!
· Check out a 5-minute sample of “An Andy & Bing Christmas” to get yourself in the sounds and spirit of the season:
The one-hour show features a collection of performances that were shot recently on the Main stage at The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. It features Super Bowl champion, native Minnesotan, and U of M alum Ben Utecht, Minnesota Music Hall of Fame recipient Mick Sterling and co-producer Cate Fierro, along with a 16-piece orchestra and four classy, red-dressed singers.
“In light of the challenges we all face in 2020, now more than ever we cherish the spirit of the holiday season and are so proud to broadcast An Andy & Bing Christmas event on The CW Twin Cities,” says Tom Burke, Vice President / General Manager, The CW Twin Cities, Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres President Michael Brindisi adds, “Our audiences have LOVED the Andy & Bing tribute for several years. It’s so cherished. We know this has the potential to be a real gift to so many people this year, and we are happy to be part of it.”
A Season of Hope CD — and The Opportunity to Make Year-End
Contributions to Area Non-Profits
During the stream and broadcast, viewers will also have the opportunity to purchase the new Andy & Bing CD, A SEASON OF HOPE, featuring 15 songs from the show recorded live at IPR Studio in Minneapolis and Airborne Studio in Richfield. The CD is available throughout December and can now be pre-ordered at www.micksterlingpresents.com or www.andyandbingchristmas.com.