The Mitten Theater Premieres: The Knife Before Christmas

Plymouth, MI (November 29, 2017) – The Mitten Theater is thrilled to host the premiere of their Murder at the Mitten series: The Knife Before Christmas. This original murder mystery production runs at the Mitten Theater December 15 and December 22, 2017. Tickets are on sale now.

You are cordially invited to the Opening Night party of the Christmas season! There will be presents, food, and cheer for all, as Santa and his helpers prepare for the long month ahead. But, be warned: This year… MURDER is coming to town…

The Mitten Theater is proud to present their first murder mystery: The Knife Before Christmas. It’s up to the audience to pay attention as the story unfolds. However, they’ll also have to interact with the cast to discover what really happened. No stone can be left unturned if this crime will be solved. Will Christmas be saved? Will the killer be put on the naughty list? Better make a list of clues…and check it twice.

The Mitten Theater’s production of The Knife Before Christmas is directed by Tom Kollenberg. The cast includes Tom Kollenberg, Emily Clark, Coleen Downey, Tim Lally, and Vince Sabatini as Santa Clause. The Knife Before Christmas was written by Tom Kollenberg and Vince Sabatini.

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Tickets are $45, but early bird tickets are available for $40 while supplies last. $ the door. Ticket price includes a strolling hot and cold hors d’oeuvre and dessert buffet. Food may be limited for non-reserved tickets; door ticket prices will be reduced to $25 in this case. A $50 prize will be given to the best detective of the night. Doors open at 7 PM, and the show starts promptly at 730 PM. Admittance will not be granted once the show begins.

Groups of ten or more: Contact Vince Sabatini at 609-233-0226 or

Show is rated PG-13. This production is not appropriate for children. Contains coarse language, sexual innuendo, mythical creatures, scenes of violence (including an extended death scene), and singing.

The Mitten Theater is located inside of PARC (Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex).
Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex
650 Church St.
Plymouth, MI 48170

Parking is available in the lot behind PARC, which is where the theater entrance is located.


December 15 and December 22
Fridays, doors at 7:00 p.m. show begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.


The Mitten Theater is Plymouth’s home for improvised comedic theater. They offer the area’s only weekly live performances for children of all ages. Anticipated future growth will offer: expanded showtimes and performance types, opportunities for private gatherings before and after the shows, appearances by our players at private events and various workshops. For a complete listing of showtimes, please visit or visit us on Facebook.

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If you’d like more information about The Knife Before Christmas, or to schedule an interview with Vince Sabatini or Tom Kollenberg, please call Vince at 609-233-0226, or email him at

If you would like more information about The Mitten Theater or its productions, please contact: Mike Shreeman at 773-525- 5515, or email him at

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