La Pastorela (A Shepherd's Play)
Santa Barbara's historic Christmas tradition dramatizes the epic battle between good and evil.
When: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, 2 p.m.
Where: Presidio Chapel, 123 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara
Cost: $5 - $10
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Performance art
Returning this year to the Presidio Chapel—La Pastorela is Santa Barbara's oldest and most beautiful Christmas tradition. Dramatizing the epic battle between good and evil the play invokes elements of spectacle, comedy and fantasy. This version of the pastorela was transcribed in the mid-nineteenth century by Pablo de la Guerra and will be conducted in Spanish.
Event posted Nov. 9, 2012
Last updated Nov. 9, 2012