Santa Barbara Revels presents THE REVELS – A Winter Solstice Celebration “Tales from Ellis Island” on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 PM.
December 1924: On Christmas Eve at the port of entry to the New World, immigrants are stranded. Families from Ireland, Russia, and Germany spend extended time together, along with their Mexican supervisors. They discover ways to acknowledge and respect their differences while celebrating their shared rites of passage. With a large cast of actors, vocalists, and instrumentalists, and featuring a rich mix of Jewish, Irish, and Mexican traditions in songs, dances and stories.