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Hometown Holiday


One of Rockford’s holiday traditions, J. R. Sullivan’s Hometown Holiday, returns December 10 at 4 & 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 at 4 p.m. to the Sullivan Theater in the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St.

This year will be the 21st production of Hometown Holiday, featuring holiday-inspired storytelling, comedy and seasonal and popular songs. Rockford natives Miles Nielsen and Holland Zander will join a returning company of talented musicians and actors, including Shawn Walla...ce, composer and pianist; Randy Sabien, jazz violinist and multi-instrumentalist; Marcella Rose Sciotto, Daniel Patrick Sullivan and local favorites Linda Abronski and Steve Vrtol. An all-new Rockford story by J. R. Sullivan will close the show.

Tickets at $25 and are available at BMO Harris Bank Center, Coronado Performing Arts Center Box offices, Rockford Area Arts Council, JR Kortman or at or by calling 815.968.0595 (service fees will apply).