Having had one Broadway success in a musical she wrote herself, Katherine Clark is now happier in her current life teaching, she leading a youth choir, an offshoot of which is preparing for its annual Christmas Eve fundraiser. The fundraiser ensures the continuation of the choir for another year. She hits two eleventh hour snags with the show. First, her friend commissioned to write the title song for the fundraiser has to bow out due to other commitments, leaving no title song, the recording of which arguably would be the source of much of their money. That forces Katherine herself to write the song, something she thought she had put long behind her. And second, her star tenor comes down with a bug, he unable to perform in the show. Katherine believes she's found a replacement, the young man, Danny, who just happened to be interning for one day doing odd jobs as extra credit in his application to business school. She discovers that he has untapped natural musical talent. A further ...
Did You Know?
The exterior of the Broadway house used for the choir's concert is the Belasco Theatre on 44th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in New York City, but the interior bears no resemblance whatsoever to the inside of that playhouse. It is actually the Knight Theater in Charlotte, NC See more
Misspelling of the word "chestnuts." The Mel Tormé/Bob Wells song is listed in the end credits as "The Christmas Song (Chesnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)." See more