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Christmas in Hell

From 106 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing, Hilarious

About the show

A wild, irreverent, and surprisingly touching musical comedy about the absurd lengths we’ll go to for the ones we love. More…

Looking for a sweet, wholesome holiday musical? Well, this ain’t it! On Christmas Eve, little 8-year-old Davin is mistakenly taken down to Hell. When he returns, not only has he missed Christmas, but he is devilishly changed. To set things right, his father embarks on a bizarre odyssey that eventually leads him down to Hell itself where he makes a wager with Lucifer he can’t possibly win.


Member Reviews (106)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing, Hilarious
75
Avg Score

During previews
100
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You like funny, clever, family musicals.

Don't see it if You don’t have any holiday spirit

During previews
100
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Must see, Quirky

See it if You love great music, comedy, and just an overall good feel show, a must see!!!

Don't see it if You are offended by curse words.

During previews
100
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Must see, Crew/cast great

See it if You love comedy,low price, and experience an amazing show.

Don't see it if You do not like comedy or children,and if you want to support an extraordinary show.

During previews
96
Quirky, Refreshing, Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like funny non stop jokes, great singing acting. Despite the title its really a father son story. Relevant any time of year

Don't see it if If you are easily offended by cursing. We took our tween children, no regrets. They had a great time. No violence or sexual innuendos.

During previews
100
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if Hilarious, Entertaining, Great staging! Great music and singing! Incredible boy!!! See it if you would love to see a "feel good" comedy!

Don't see it if If you get upset with religious jokes and a few well placed curses .

During previews
92
Great writing, Entertaining, Hilarious, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if You like Saturday Night Life type humor. Entertainment perfection- music and Lyrics. You enjoy unpredictable, thought-provoking story line.

Don't see it if You have no sense of humor and you don't like comedy. You get easily offended (some curses and such). You don't like well-acted fairy tale


December 16th, 2018
"A show must have a minimum of internal logic and some good tunes. 'Christmas in Hell' comes up short on both counts...Lucifer appears only in the second act, which is regrettable...Williams excels at portraying overconfident egomaniacs...A lot happens, none of it memorable except perhaps to dedi...
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December 24th, 2018
“The comedy musical, ‘Christmas In Hell’...bringing plenty of laughs from the crowds with ridiculous musical numbers all done with a live band...While the tale is funny, with hilarious songs...the musical isn't only here for a good laugh. It deals with family, especially the tight bond a child ha...
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December 20th, 2018
"Unfortunately, a fifty-five-year-old bakery item is fresher than some of the gags on offer here...'Christmas in Hell' pretends to be delightfully transgressive, but that's not pine cones and holly berries you smell, it's desperation...The best thing I can say about Bill Castellino's production i...
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December 19th, 2018
"The holiday season is in for an irreverent satirizing in Gary Apple's musical comedy 'Christmas in Hell,' a rude and entertaining fable for adults. With book, music and lyrics by Apple, a writer/producer for television, the show now being produced by The York Theatre Company is a diverting antid...
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