The performance included singing, poetry and movement, with the audience chairs set up in a rectangular shape around the performers. The actors discussed family issues revolving around the holidays while the audience was also encouraged to participate with the actors by joining in on the conversation . Patorti also plans to use the Merchants Hall for other functions in the future such as other theatrical events, poetry readings, seminars and other social functions such as weddings and business gatherings.
The Opera Theatre of Weston co-artistic directors, Nan Nall and Lise Messier, will also present their twelfth annual "Opera in Winter " production of Mozart's "The Magic Flute". Performances are Saturday, Jan. 8 at Rutland's Paramount Theatre at 3 p.m, and then at the Weston Playhouse Saturday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m.