Chino Hills: chARTS Presents, “It’s a Wonderful Christmas Carol”



Chino Hills – The Art Committee of the Chino Hills Community Foundation, known as chARTS, presents a theatrical performance to celebrate the holiday season.

“It’s a Wonderful Christmas Carol” will feature a cast of five with performances at 7 p.m. Fri., Dec. 5; and at 4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7.

The parody will spoof all things Christmas in this melodrama which combines two movies: It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol; and the best of TV holiday specials that many will remember.

Performers are Matt Riggle, Richard Wallace, Jobob Taeleifi, Stacey Garcia, and Ken Parks who wrote the play. Parks is a writer and director for Disneyland, and former owner of All American Melodrama Theatre and Music Hall in Long Beach.

Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at City Hall, 14000 City Center Drive; at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive; and online at For additional information, please call (909) 364-2736 or email

chARTS is led by local artists and art lovers who represent a wide range of expertise in fine arts, graphic design, music, creative writing, theater, and more. They encourage the creation, enjoyment, and enrichment of the arts in Chino Hills. The Chino Hills Community Center serves as a home base for chARTS.

Residents who wish to share their special talents or artistic gifts are encouraged to visit to connect with the chARTS committee.