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  • Julie Zaffarano:
    7 Dec. 2018
    In a fun and non-preachy way, this play reminds us that perfection does not bring happiness. Facing the first Christmas without my mom is a few weeks, I’m so glad to have read this play. Thank you, Rachel Bublitz.
  • Elana Gartner:
    1 Aug. 2018
    An excellent nod to "A Christmas Carol" while watching a family deal with the loss of the matriarch for the first time at the holidays. A lovely funny ending.
  • Claudia Haas:
    21 May. 2018
    So I found myself in this play. I think we all will. Holiday tradition, the past, present and just possibly the future combine for the perfect ham, A play ripe for a holiday where being perfect is overrated. A beautiful take on tradition and perfectionism.
  • Franky Gonzalez:
    19 May. 2018
    One of the most human things someone can do is try to reclaim a past where life was a little more simple. Bublitz creates the anxiety and burden of expectation to make the world perfect again after loss. The play itself takes on the subject of A Christmas Carol and brings us into the past, present and future of this feast and gives the protagonist new perspective on how people can pull off the impossible task of making perfection and bring together a family. The answer as to how it's done will make you smile. What a wonderful play.
  • Bryan Stubbles:
    7 Apr. 2018
    Caught a reading of this last night in Provo, Utah. Very awesome post-modern take on Christmas with the proper homage to A Christmas Carol. Wonderful O. Henry-esque ending.
  • Francis Boyle:
    19 Feb. 2018
    So much depends upon recreating their late mother's Christmas ham. Nothing in the world is more important. Do not fear, because Santa Claus is coming to town. This witty look at a family in crisis is delightfully fun. A good tonic for a troubled world.