Start: November 20, 2018 7:30 p.m.
End: November 20, 2018 9:30 p.m.
Location: Emens Auditorium
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NOËL, set in modern day London, tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl (Noël), who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. To avoid being taken into care, Noël keeps her mother’s disappearance a secret and embarks alone on a quest to find her. Along the way, she befriends a diverse group of homeless characters, who have themselves lost their way in life; Duchess, a lady with a mysterious past; Edgar, a disabled veteran and Nick, a curmudgeon who has lost his faith in humanity. As the story progresses, we discover that Nick is indeed Santa Claus, and has become disenchanted with a world that he believes has forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. Noël’s bright innocence and unwavering belief in finding her mother, inspires Nick to find joy again as he falls in love with Duchess and with life itself. Nick, Duchess and Edgar learn to embrace life once more, finding love and hope in themselves and in the world.

The team behind NOËL the Musical has quite the theatrical pedigree. NOËL is the creation of Eoin Colfer (book) and Liam Bates (music). Eoin is a New York Times bestselling author who has achieved international acclaim for his hugely successful series of children’s books Artemis Fowl, which have sold over 25 million copies worldwide. Recently adapted into a movie by Disney starring Dame Judy Dench and directed by Kenneth Brannagh. Artemis Fowl the movie will be released in August 2019. In addition to his Artemis Fowl success Eoin also teamed with Marvel to create the Iron Man novel, The Gauntlet, released in 2016.

Liam Bates is an Irish composer, orchestrator and conductor who has won both a Promax Gold Award and the John McCabe Prize. He is renowned for his elegant brush strokes of orchestral color and is an innovative and highly sought-after composer. As a student at the Royal Academy of London he received master classes from none other than composer Leonard Bernstein. He has composed music and songs for movies such as Don Juan De Marco, Leap Year, Last Passenger and Earthbound.


Artist Series Event

NOEL is featured as one of Emens Auditorium's Artist Series events. Artist Series subscriptions allow you to reserve the same seat for each of our 6+ Artist Series performances. In addition, subscribers receive discounts on many other performing arts events throughout the season. See discounts listed with each event's pricing information. For more information visit the Artist Series page.



How to Purchase Tickets

Reserved Seating:

Gold Circle Zone 1 Zone 2/3/4
Adults $39 $34 $29
Youth $18 $18 $14
Subscribers $31 $27 $21
Pick 4+ $34 $29 $24
Groups (12+) $29 $24 $19
BSU Students Free in Advance or $10 at the door


Seating Chart Zones

Tickets go on sale Monday, August 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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