Hilarious Holiday Play at Fox Tucson Theatre to Benefit Diaper Bank

November 26, 2014


Mayor Rothchild will show his acting skills at Merry Twistmas.

Mayor Rothschild will show his acting skills at Merry Twistmas.

On Dec. 5th the zany holiday cast of Martians, a mischievous Chupacabra, & more is landing once again at the Fox Theater. “Merry Twistmas, Tucson!” 2014  unveils one of the most wildly imaginative takes on the holidays as 94.9 MIXfm  presents its 15th Annual Live Radio Play, with all proceeds going to the Diaper Bank.

Merry Twistmas Tucson 2014 is an original radio play written by Arizona Daily Star’s David Fitzsimmons that takes the audience on a mysterious holiday adventure with Martians landing in Tucson and a friendly Chupacabra named Chuy. The other-worldly visitors mark the journey of main characters Marge and Tom as they vie to win first place in the Winterhaven Festival of Lights Decorating Contest and ultimately understand the true meaning of Christmas

The cast includes local celebrities and actors, including Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, KGUN9 TV news anchors and 94.9 MIXfm personalities. Music and sound effects will be performed by Diane Van Deurzen and Lisa Otey.

Diaper or cash donations will be collected at the Fox Theater Dec. 5, and tickets can be purchased now by through the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. Tickets prices are $15 for general admission, $10 for military, and $5 for children 12 and under. VIP floor seating and reception with cast is available for $50, and VIP loveseat for two and reception with cast is $100.

The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona distributes 700,000 diapers a year through partnerships with more than 47 non-profit agencies. More than 15,000 babies, elders and persons with special needs are provided with diapers and incontinence supplies annually.

The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona was the first of its kind in the nation when it was founded in Tucson in 1994. Last year the Diaper Bank distributed more than 740,000 diapers and incontinence items to more than 15,000 babies, children and adults in 10 Arizona counties. The organization has distributed more than 8.5 million diapers and incontinence items over the last 20 years.

For more information, contact Claudette Langley at: 520.499.0426 or via email.