Content Guide for “Five Carols for Christmas”

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Five Carols for ChristmasAt Sugar Factory Playhouse, we strive to produce shows that can be enjoyed by as many people as possible. That being said, only you know what is appropriate for your children (and yourself). To help you know what to expect from our show, we have put together this content guide. We hope it’s helpful. Be aware that some items below may spoil plot points for the show.

VIOLENCE

A character sings about a neighbor that went after her husband with a skillet after finding lipstick on his collar, resulting in him being unconscious in bed for a week.

SEXUALITY

A character sings about a neighbor that found lipstick on her husband’s collar after the husband’s office Christmas party.

A woman mentions that one of her former husbands that had a penchant for mistletoe and Swedish housemaids.

A woman mentions going to see a play, and one of her husband’s arms was around her shoulder while his other hand rested on the knee of “some sweater girl” sitting next to him. She says she dumped Pepsi Cola and a bucket of popcorn on them both.

LANGUAGE

None.

SMOKING, ALCOHOL, AND DRUGS

A character sings about a neighbor who accidentally doubled the brandy and bourbon in her famous eggnog recipe and mentions that the children got drunk on it. Other characters react with shock.

FRIGHTENING OR INTENSE SCENES

None.

OVERALL

“Five Carols for Christmas” is a lighthearted spoof of 1950s housewives at Christmastime. As such, the content mentioned above is treated humorously and will probably go over most children’s heads, especially since much of it is discussed in songs.

RECOMMENDED AGE: all ages

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