Center Stage: 77th Annual Purdue Christmas Show
The 77th Annual Purdue Christmas Show was presented December 4 & 5, 2010. Before each show, the ladies take care of their hair and make-up.
Some of the men pose for the camera before the show.
PMO Director Bill Griffel leads the cast in a pre-show warm-up.
The student performers take the stage for the opening of Act I.
During Snow Ride, the performers are all smiles.
He’ll say, are you married? We’ll say YES!
The PMO Kids Choir makes an appearance during the opening of the show.
Next up: the University Choir.
A surprised family watches as Santa comes down the chimney!
As Santa soars away, the University Choir finishes their medley of The Night Before Christmas.
The Purdue Bells take the stage with Jingle Bell Rock.
The Shaker Chimes entertain with All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth while a mysterious tooth tangos with a toothbrush.
This year, 10-n-10 found themselves Up on the Housetop.
10-n-10 strike a pose after Step in Time.
Soloist Aaron Cook steps up to the mic during Heart & Soul’s rendition of Oh Happy Day.
Heart & Soul also performed Go Tell It on the Mountain.
Sarah Kretzmann performing during the Purduette set.
The ladies of the Purduettes are live on the air!
Jeremy Clifford from the Glee Club sings the solo during Imagine Christmas.
The Glee Club performs in Santa’s Toy Shop.
Payne Harris, who played Michael, takes the spotlight during his solo, I Believe.
Charie Tsoukalas, who played Christine, discovers she does believe in Santa. Thanks, in part, to Buttons!
Michael and Christine were chosen by Santa to help him deliver presents on Christmas Eve.
Act I ended with a bang!
After the Carol Sing, the combined voices of PMO took the stage for the Cantata.
Heart & Soul’s Onyeka Uzomah is featured during That Little Baby.
Before ending the show with Silent Night, the students performed the Hallelujah Chorus.
After the show, the seniors lined up to lead PMO in There Will Always Be a Song.
Thank you to everyone who helped make the 77th Annual Purdue Christmas Show such a success. A special thank you and congratulations to our outstanding senior class. You will be missed! Please mark your calendar for the 2011 show which will be presented at Noon, 4pm & 8pm on Saturday, December 3 and 2pm on Sunday, December 4.