Horizon Theatre Company is making spirits bright as last year’s sell-out hit Waffle Palace Christmas returns to the stage this holiday season. The sequel to the crowd-pleasing show inspired by actual events at Waffle House restaurants will grace the Little Five Points stage from Nov. 22 through Dec. 29. This season’s return includes both familiar faces as well as new, hilariously charming cast members dishing up heartfelt southern humor – scattered, smothered and covered in a spicy holiday sauce. As a special treat, this year’s show incorporates fresh updates to the script including a revised story, current topical humor and new characters.
“Waffle Palace Christmas is back for a second season with the familiar all-night diner and quirky staff everyone has come to love, but with fresh updates to the script,” said Co-Artistic/Producing Director Lisa Alder. “Traditions are an important part of this time of year, and Waffle Palace Christmas is on its way to becoming a holiday favorite for years to come!”
Waffle Palace Christmas picks up with the vintage Waffle Palace now flourishing in the middle of a new modern city multi-use complex. The holiday season is in full swing and the staff is adjusting to new roles, an inexperienced employee and quirky regulars. With Christmas cheer aplenty among the diverse staff and diners, Krampus, a legendary, shape-shifting holiday villain, appears over the restaurant to sabotage the spirit and challenge all in his path.