Your new holiday tradition! The complete (unabridged) recording of The Reduced Shakespeare Company Christmas, produced by Connie Blaszczyk for Public Radio International in 1995, which has been unavailable for years and features Adam Long, Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor, and Matthew Croke in a special “live” recording from RSC HQ. Not to be confused with our stage production The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), the RSC Christmas features transmissions from Yule-Sat, Reed’s Happy Wholesome Holiday Poem, Carolers from Hell, just A Little Dickens, the incredibly helpful Carol Complaint Line, almost-25-year-old references, a very minor holiday apocalypse, 12 Tips of Christmas, our epic production of “The Complete Christmas Carol (abridged)”, an exclusive interview with Charles Dickens himself, and ultimately, inevitably, the True Meaning of Christmas. (Length 46:33)

  1. I came from Salt Lake City to see Comedy Abridged in early December. Was lucky to have tickets for Saturday because you had cancelled the Friday show because of the snow. I brought a former student who recently relocated to Cincinnati who was from India. I laughed (so wasn’t ‘the one’) but wondered if she would understand the show. While she missed some of the references, at intermission, she turned to me and remarked that she had never before had her cheeks hurt from laughing that long and hard. So she wasn’t ‘the one’ either – we loved the show. Thanks. And I did send an email to Kingsbury Hall to ask that they invite you – my vote was Complete Sports. Hope to see you again soon. Vickie

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