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Zany ‘Twist of the Magi’ returns to Edmonds


Last updated 11/20/2018 at Noon

Mia Perritt plays Twisted Sister/Yoni in Twist of the Magi.”

“Twist of the Magi” returns to the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds this holiday season. Written by Debra Rich Gettleman, the play starts with O'Henry's classic short story, "Gift of the Magi.”

It’s set it in an authentic 1940s live, on-air radio broadcast, and adds a slew of disgruntled actors, a frantic sound effect technician, a zany female trio, a delinquent (and inebriated) Shakespearean prima donna, a jealous Italian femme fatale, and a host of other broadcasting eccentrics.

This classic holiday tale unfolds through a series of comic twists and turns as O'Henry'...

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