Building Connections Through Traditions

As stewards of traditions, Revels seeks to pass on the songs and stories that build connections between diverse people and cultures, embody collected wisdom, and fulfill the human need for celebration.

Revels engages today’s audiences in theatrical and musical experiences that bring the world’s cultural traditions and celebrations to life. Since our founding in 1971, nearly two million people nationwide have participated in Revels’ cultural and seasonal celebrations. Through the transformative power of performance, we bring these cultural traditions alive in song, dance and ritual, and make them relevant to today’s audiences.

Revels is best known for its annual production of The Christmas Revels, but the cycle of the seasons provides us with a springboard to spread joy throughout the year through in-person and virtual programming. Revels RiverSing, Spring Sing, salons, FRINGE concerts at Club Passim, harbor cruises, and pub sings are among the many programs that we produce annually. Revels also fosters creativity in adults and youth through our innovative education programs, including our Performing Arts Curricular Series (PACS), Adult Lecture and Skills Series, Theater Workshops, and School Enrichment Programs.

Since our Cambridge, MA founding in 1971, the Revels spirit has spread across the country, taking root in eight additional cities. Our affiliate companies all produce The Christmas Revels along with other signature programs, forming an interconnected community with shared artistic values.

Mission

​​​​Revels brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through musical and theatrical celebrations of our world’s cultural and seasonal traditions. Through a network of affiliates around the country, Revels combines artistic excellence with the lively participation of audience and volunteers in our performances and programs, inviting the communities we serve to join us, sparking appreciation and respect for the diverse world in which we live, and awakening a renewed sense of joy and connection.

Values

We practice the art of participation:

We offer an open hand of welcome to both old and new  friends on our journeys of discovery and delight. We believe people of all ages and abilities can sing, dance, and be part of  the Revels experience, together. Our artistic process dissolves barriers between professionals, amateurs, and audiences. Our operational style encourages volunteerism and inclusivity.

We foster cultural exploration:

We bring curiosity and respect to our search for diverse cultural expressions from around our world. While affirming authentic rituals and traditions and the tradition-bearers who embody them, we bring together different cultures and genres in fresh and unexpected ways.

We create connection:

By weaving personal connections between people, we build a shared sense of community. By connecting the common strands of diverse cultures, we build understanding. By celebrating the differences that make people and cultures unique, we help create a society that values harmony.

We are stewards of traditions:

The music, dances, and stories passed down through the generations carry a collective wisdom that can illuminate the past and inform the future. These traditions ground us in what it means to be human.

We fulfill the human need for celebration:

The annual progression of the calendar provides an opportunity to celebrate every season. We turn music, dance and folktales from around the world into magical experiences brimming with spirit, optimism, irreverence, fellowship, and revelry.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity is a fundamental element in Revels’ musical and theatrical productions. Through music, dance, and storytelling, we celebrate the seasonal and cultural traditions of our world, honoring and upholding the differences that make individuals and cultures truly unique while reminding us of the shared humanity that connects us all. This principle guides our organizational approach with events, educational programs, performers, audience, volunteers, partners, and staff. We offer an open, creative space that welcomes every person to help shape and take part in our distinctive community experiences.

Our Founder
John Meredith Langstaff

1920 - 2005


Like the hero in a folktale, John Meredith Langstaff, founder of Revels, was born on an auspicious day: Christmas Eve. Bringing traditional music and rituals to new audiences to mark that special season became his life’s work. John (better known as Jack) Langstaff grew up in Brooklyn Heights where his childhood was filled with music. His parents and their friends often held impromptu performances of Gilbert and Sullivan and gathered to sing Bach chorales, madrigals, and Christmas carols.

In 1928, at age 8, he entered the Grace Church Choir School in New York City, where he was a soprano soloist until his voice changed. He later studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and the Juilliard School in New York. After college, then a baritone, he began a successful concert career. After attending a concert by Douglas Kennedy, then director of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Jack developed a particularly deep appreciation of traditional music. He focused on this material when he began making recordings for EMI and HMV in England.

Our Founder
John Meredith Langstaff

1920 - 2005

Like the hero in a folktale, John Meredith Langstaff, founder of Revels, was born on an auspicious day: Christmas Eve. Bringing traditional music and rituals to new audiences to mark that special season became his life’s work. John (better known as Jack) Langstaff grew up in Brooklyn Heights where his childhood was filled with music. His parents and their friends often held impromptu performances of Gilbert and Sullivan and gathered to sing Bach chorales, madrigals, and Christmas carols.

In 1928, at age 8, he entered the Grace Church Choir School in New York City, where he was a soprano soloist until his voice changed. He later studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and the Juilliard School in New York. After college, then a baritone, he began a successful concert career. After attending a concert by Douglas Kennedy, then director of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Jack developed a particularly deep appreciation of traditional music. He focused on this material when he began making recordings for EMI and HMV in England.

Jack also had a long and rewarding career in music education. As Head of Music at the Potomac School in Virginia and then at Shady Hill School in Cambridge, MA, he enriched the lives of thousands of children. He continued to record in Europe on HMV with producer George Martin, who also produced the Beatles’ recordings. For 5 years, he hosted Making Music the popular program on BBC TV in London and was the moderator of Children Explore Books, a Saturday morning children’s program on NBC TV.

An artistic director for Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Jack also wrote 25 books for children. His titles include the traditional tale, Frog Went a-Courtin’, winner of the Caldecott Medal; St. George and the Dragon, illustrated by David Gentleman; and two collections of African-American spirituals with artist Ashley Bryan and musician John Andrew Ross, one of which was a notable Coretta Scott King honor book. He also produced Making Music with John Langstaff, a 6-set video series for parents, teachers, and others who work with children that showed how to involve children in making and appreciating music.

On December 29, 1957, Jack presented the first production of a Christmas Revels in New York’s Town Hall. His unique theatrical concept incorporated traditional medieval music, dance, and drama into a communal performance that involved the audience, who sang—and even danced—with the cast. The critical success of that production was greater than its financial success. Undaunted, several weeks later, he sold out 1500 seats in Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C. In 1966, Jack wrote and hosted A Christmas Masque for the Hallmark Hall of Fame. This broadcast contained all the elements of his earlier Christmas Revels. Dustin Hoffman played the dragon in the mummers’ play St. George and the Dragon.

In 1971, with his daughter Carol, he presented the first of two performances of The Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From that production, Revels flourished.

Jack saw the pervasive hunger for connection in modern life and offered as sustenance the arts and rituals that have evolved from traditional cultures to nurture community. On December 13, 2005, Jack died shortly before his 85th birthday, just as the 35th anniversary production of The Christmas Revels was about to open in Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Meet the Revels Team

Onstage and off, Revels is a collaboration of engaged and dedicated community members, the Revels Board of Directors, and a talented team of professional staff.

Kate Stookey

Executive Director

Kate Stookey
Executive Director

Kate Stookey brings to Revels over twenty-five years of experience in marketing and communications, brand development, organizational change, and project management. She has served in leadership roles in the U.S. and overseas with public, non-profit, and private sector organizations including A&E Television Networks, Global Communities (formerly CHF International), the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and Pathfinder International. 

Kate grew up surrounded by music and the arts and was active on the stage and in musical theater as a student, spending one year in college as a theater major before graduating with a degree in international relations. A curious world traveler, she has lived, worked in, or visited 39 countries on six continents, and believes that greater understanding of our world’s diverse cultures and traditions creates unity and connection.  

Kate holds a BA in International Relations from Brown University and a graduate certificate in Organizational Behavior from Harvard University Extension School. She speaks English and French.

kstookey@revels.org

(617) 972-8300 x25

Patrick Swanson

Artistic Director

Patrick Swanson
Artistic Director

Paddy Swanson began his career in London as an actor at the Arts Theatre in the West End. In 1969, he toured Europe with La MaMa Plexus and subsequently got his world theater education from Ellen Stewart at La MaMa E.T.C. in New York. His numerous directing projects include opera, ensemble, music theater and circus.  He was a founding stage director of Circus Flora.

Paddy taught acting and improvisation at the London Academy of Dramatic Art (L.A.M.D.A.), the London Drama Centre, and New York University. He served as artistic director of the Castle Hill Festival at Castle Hill in Ipswich, Massachusetts, directing and co-producing opera and theater works, including the premiere of Julie Taymor's Liberty's Taken and Peter Sellars’ production of Cosi fan Tutte. Other directing credits include Tristan and Iseult with the Boston Camerata at the Spoleto USA festival; Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell at Houston's Alley Theatre and Boston's Charles Playhouse;  Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, The Caretaker by Harold Pinter, and two stage premieres at Gloucester Stage Company; Talking Heads by Alan Bennett; and Fighting Over Beverley by Israel Horowitz . His Actors' Shakespeare Project (A.S.P.) production of  Shakespeare's King Lear with Alvin Epstein was nominated for three 2006 Elliot Norton awards. For A.S.P. he subsequently directed The Tempest, The Coveted Crown  (Henry IV Parts One and Two) and A Midsummer Night's Dream. His most recent acting performance was for Gloucester Stage in their 20th anniversary production of Fighting over Beverley.

For Revels, Paddy has directed a contemporary version of the medieval mystery plays, The Mysteries by Tony Harrison, co-produced by Revels and Shakespeare & Company, and Britten's opera Noye's Fludde. He writes and directs all Cambridge Revels scripts, and with music director George Emlen, serves as consultant to the other eight Revels production companies.

pswanson@revels.org

(617) 972-8300 x28

Alan Casso

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Alan Casso
Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Alan Casso joined Revels more moons ago than he can remember, although Revels archives suggest it was in 1987. Alan is responsible for the marketing of Revels shows and events as well as its products, including decades of recordings. Alan also supervises and coordinates ticket and advertising sales for The Christmas Revels and serves as publicity liaison with Revels affiliates around the country.

Alan is a founding member of Dances by Isadora, Inc., a non-profit dance company dedicated to the preservation of early modern dance, particularly the technique and repertoire of Isadora Duncan. Alan has also served on the Board of Hospitality Homes, a social service organization dedicated to finding short and long-term residences for patients and families coming to Boston for medical care. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University and a Master's degree in Communication and Media Management from Emerson College.

acasso@revels.org

(617) 972-8300 ext. 22

David Coffin

Artist in Residence

David Coffin
Artist in Residence

David Coffin has performed throughout New England since 1980. He is widely known for his rich baritone voice and his impressive collection of musical instruments, which includes concertinas, recorders, penny-whistles, bombards, gemshorns, cornamuse, shawm, rauschphieffe - or, as he explains, "generally anything that requires a lot of hot air". At the heart of David's work is his extensive collection of songs from the Maritime tradition. To date, David has recorded four solo CDs; his latest, Last Trip Home, was released in the Fall of 2009 and features his daughter, Linnea, who is also a Revels performer.

David has performed with Revels since 1980 as a singer, instrumentalist and, since 1991, as Master of Ceremonies. Since 2014, David has served as Artist in Residence at Revels and has presented his acclaimed School Enrichment Programs to schools across the region as an extension of Revels Education. He runs tours of Boston Harbor during the summer months, leading over 5,000 inner-city children on boat trips to George's and Spectacle Islands. He also directs the narration program for Boston Harbor Cruises and hosts the Brunch Cruises every weekend from May to October.

dcoffin@revels.org

George Emlen

Music Director

George Emlen
Music Director

George Emlen is a conductor, composer, arranger, and music educator. He served as music director of Revels from 1984 to 2016 and has recently returned to that position. He is passionate about transforming people’s lives and relationships through music, especially through singing together.

George teaches a leadership course, “Conducting Your Chorus,” at the Harvard Kennedy School for senior executives in state and local public office. Previously he was on the faculty of the New England Conservatory, Lesley University, the College of the Atlantic, and the University of Maine. He also taught at Noble and Greenough School and the Putney School. He served as conductor of the Oratorio Chorale, the Mount Desert Summer Chorale and the Acadia Choral Society, of which he was the founding director. In recent years he worked with Bobby McFerrin in the vocal improvisatory genre of Circle Singing, which he incorporates into his conducting and teaching.

George is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the New England Conservatory, where he earned an advanced degree in choral conducting. His compositions and arrangements are published by Lawson-Gould, Thorpe, Lorenz/Sacred Music Press, and Redwing Press.

gemlen@revels.org

Miguel Flores

Production Manager

Miguel Flores
Production Manager

Miguel Flores got his BA in Music from California State University Los Angeles. Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Miguel has been a theatre professional for the last 20 years, with experience in opera, theatre, new works, and music education. He worked as a music teacher at a public high school in California for two years before returning to the Los Angeles theater scene as a stage manager. Miguel then traveled across the country  as an Assistant Stage Manager at various opera companies before working as an Associate Production Manager in St. Louis for five years. He comes to Revels after a previous position as the Production Manager at North Shore Music Theatre. Miguel is excited to begin a new adventure working with the Revels community.

mflores@revels.org

617-972-8300 x35

Shauwna Grillo

Company Manager

Shauwna Grillo
Company Manager
Diane Kennedy

Director of External Relations

Diane Kennedy
Director of External Relations

Diane Kennedy first experienced Revels when she worked at Dartmouth College’s Hopkins Center many moons ago, and believes, to her core, in the power of the arts (singing, in particular) to build community, share humanity, and make people smile. Diane was previously Revels’ Director of Development for two years before leaving to fundraise for her beloved alma mater Wheaton College. At Wheaton, she served on the Curriculum Design Team and received the President’s Service Award, along with her staff colleagues, for their work in shaping the Compass Curriculum for Wheaton. When she is not at Revels, Diane serves as a member of her town’s Select Board and on the board of directors of a large municipal insurance provider. Diane loves to ski, play piano, travel, and attend museums and live performances. She is also a devout Patriots fan. 

dkennedy@revels.org

617-972-8300 x29

Linda Nadler

Development Manager

Linda Nadler
Development Manager
Johnny Nichols, Jr.

Director of Education

Johnny Nichols, Jr.
Director of Education

Johnny Nichols, Jr. is a performing arts educator for area public schools and after school organizations, as well as community and professional groups. He has stage directed and music directed over 30 shows including Shout, The Mod Musical, Legally Blonde, Urinetown, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Shop of Horrors, Madagascar, and Fiddler on the Roof. Johnny is an active vocal coach, clinician, and adjudicator for theater programs in New England and the South. He has a host of professional stage, opera, and film credits, participating in productions such as RENT, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, Hello Dolly, Chicago, Cabaret, Gianni Schicchi, Le nozze di Figaro, and La Boheme. As a conductor, Johnny is the Artistic Director for the Ipswich River Community Chorus and a guest conductor for choirs and orchestras across the country.

jnichols@revels.org

617-972-8300 x26

Sydney Roslin

Digital Communications Manager

Sydney Roslin
Digital Communications Manager

Sydney Roslin is a performer and writer originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, who came to Boston to pursue her MFA in Musical Theatre at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She is passionate about expanding access to and visibility of the arts through digital media platforms and has worked in digital marketing at a variety of arts organizations including Central City Opera, Shakespeare Royal Oak, Parliament Studios, and the Berklee School of Music Career Center. As a performer, Sydney enjoys doing crossover work between opera and musical theatre repertoire, and can also be seen singing with the Church on the Hill professional choir in Boston and as the High Holy Days Cantorial Soloist at the Falmouth Jewish Congregation. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys hiking, skiing, running, reading, and writing articles for Modern Singer Magazine

sroslin@revels.org

617-972-8300 x32

Jennifer Sur

Administrative Services Manager

Jennifer Sur
Administrative Services Manager

Jen Sur came to Revels when she heard through her mother's friend that Revels needed someone to do data entry. Fresh out of college, Jen thought she'd take the job for a year. That was in 1991. As administrative services manager, Jen not only keeps the office in pens and makes sure everyone's computer works, but she also fills all product orders, runs product sales at Revels performances, oversees office volunteers, helps maintain the website, and fills in wherever necessary. A fan of superhero movies and Simon Pegg comedies, a gardener, and a baker, Jen is also a part-time usher at Sanders Theatre. But Sundays in the fall are reserved for her beloved New England Patriots.

jsur@revels.org

617-972-8300 x31

Simon Horsburgh

Board President

Simon Horsburgh
Board President

Simon was introduced to Christmas Revels in the mid 90's, when he was dating his future wife. The Horsburgh family has been a Revels family ever since, with members of the Horsburgh family in Christmas Revels casts and production teams every year since 2010. 

Professionally, Simon has spent 30 years working with data and data systems. Throughout his career he has analyzed complex datasets, turning the data into compelling business stories that often lead to transformative business change. He is currently Director of Analytics at EF Go Ahead Tours in Cambridge, MA and with his family is involved with the Follen Church in Lexington. Simon holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the University of Sydney.

board@revels.org

Jamie Jaffe

Clerk and Co-Chair of the DEI Committee

Jamie Jaffe
Clerk and Co-Chair of the DEI Committee

Jamie grew up in the 1960s in a household steeped in folk music, so she was overjoyed to discover Revels in 1980 when she and her husband returned to Cambridge from New York. She was fortunate enough to become a chorus member in 1986 and has been performing with Revels since then. Jamie takes to heart the Revels mission to preserve and promote folk traditions through the common language of music and believes the healing capacity of Revels and its participatory performances is an essential ingredient in maintaining a just and compassionate society.

Jamie served on the Revels board of directors through the 1990s, which involved its own set of unique organizational and artistic challenges as Revels evolved beyond its roots as Jack Langstaff’s dream. In rejoining the Revels board in 2020, she brought 20 years of experience as a public school classroom teacher and 20 years of administrative experience in the nonprofit sector, 15 of which were spent at the Boston Center for Adult Education, where she was the assistant director and director of education. Jamie holds an M.Ed. from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

Amey Moot

Board Treasurer

Amey Moot
Board Treasurer

Amey has been  a part of the Revels community since the beginning. Jack Langstaff was Amey’s music teacher at Shady Hill School (SHS), and her family began attending Revels from the first performances in the early 1970s. Over the years, she has attended virtually every Christmas Revels performance with family and many, many friends, as well as all the other Revels' merrymaking. Amey first joined the Revels Board during Revels’ transitional period when Jack Langstaff stepped back and handed day-to-day affairs to Gayle Rich and Paddy Swanson. Now she feels extremely lucky to be back on the Board to work with Executive Director Kate Stookey and envision what Revels can be for the next 50 years!

When not at Revels events, Amey attended Harvard University and MIT Sloan School of Management, worked as a market strategy consultant for high tech new ventures, and dabbled in venture capital. She now lives in Dover where she continues strategy projects in between celebrating with Revels, working on land conservation, and riding her horse competitively.

Ned Gulley

Board Member

Ned Gulley
Board Member

In the early 1990s, when he and his family moved to Boston, Ned’s wife said they should attend a show called The Christmas Revels. The Gulleys fell in love with Revels and became regular attendees. Several years ago, Ned’s daughter got into the children’s chorus of the Irish Christmas Revels at the ripe old age of 9. That looked like so much fun, Ned auditioned two years later, and has since made a habit of it. Now he is happy to provide some behind the scenes help as a member of the Revels Board.

After graduating from Princeton, Ned received a Masters in aeronautical engineering at Stanford. From there he worked as an aerospace engineer on flight control research and simulation at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. He now works as part of the software development team at MathWorks, where he helps direct product strategy and supports development teams.

Brian Horrigan

Board Member

Brian Horrigan
Board Member

Brian attended his first Christmas Revels performance in 1993 and has not missed a year of Christmas Revels since. When his daughter joined the children’s chorus during the 2011 Christmas Revels, Brian got more actively involved as a volunteer. Since then, the Horrigan family has volunteered and participated in a variety of roles. Brian joined the Revels Board in September 2018 and added the Finance Committee to his assignments in September 2019.  He is looking forward to helping Revels plan for another and even better fifty years. 

Brain received his Bachelors in economics at Santa Clara University and did graduate work in economics at UCLA. In 1980, he moved to Philadelphia, where he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank and at a private forecasting/consulting company. In 1992, he moved to Massachusetts to work as an economist at Loomis Sayles & Co., LP, where he now works as the chief economist.  He previously served on the board of Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theatre, a performance and improv dance group in Philadelphia, and on the Board of the National Association for Business Economics. He has also served on the Vestry of Christ Episcopal Church in Needham, MA.  

Cindy Joyce

Board Member

Cindy Joyce
Board Member

Cindy Joyce is the founder of Pillar Search & HR Consulting, a boutique firm that specializes in executive search for exceptional nonprofits, foundations, associations, and socially-responsible for-profit organizations and human resources consulting with an emphasis on improving employee productivity and promoting a strong organizational culture. Before founding Pillar Search & HR Consulting, Cindy was an Executive Search Director with Lois L. Lindauer Search. Her career outside of the nonprofit arena was in the investment management space, with positions including Director of Human Resources with FundQuest, a division of BNP Paribas Bank, and Senior Human Resources Generalist with State Street Research and Management. Her volunteer roles have included multiple leadership roles with Junior League of Boston, Board Member of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Chair of the Financial Services Human Resources affinity group, a volunteer training role with Dress for Success, and an advisory board member to the New England Human Resources Association.

Cindy holds a master's degree in Organizational Development from Lesley University and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Regis College. She is an adjunct professor at Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School and teaches both the International Human Resources Management course and the Career Links program.

Joan Kennedy

Board Member

Joan Kennedy
Board Member

Joan attended her first Revels performances in 1976 and became a lifelong fan, attending Christmas Revels annually. Joan is also a member of Revels Singers and has sung in RiverSing and other community concerts, volunteered to work on props, sold raffle tickets, and baked dessert for the Christmas Revels cast. Now she’s putting her other skills to work as a Board member to help Revels thrive for the next fifty years!

Joan studied accounting at Bentley and earned her MBA from Simmons College Graduate School of Business. She worked for several technology companies in Massachusetts and spent the last twenty years with IBM. She has had roles over the years in Finance, Operations, and most recently as the Vice President of Business Transformation. Joan previously served on the Board of the Jericho Road Project, an organization focused on matching professionals willing to do pro bono work with nonprofit organizations in Lowell. She is currently on the Board of The Boston Club, a professional women's organization with a focus on advancing women on Boards and in the workplace.

Kristine O’Brien

Board Member

Kristine O’Brien
Board Member

Stine is proud to play her part in the Revels community. She believes that Revels does good by being curious and celebrating traditions, bringing to life forgotten memories, and sharing stories, songs and dances powerful enough to be passed along through generations. .Over the last twenty years, Stine has participated in Revels' performances from both the stage and the audience. She has performed as a dancer, joined the chorus, and watched her child onstage in the children’s chorus, and has seen the tremendous amount of work that goes into creating each Revels production. Stine has enjoyed stepping behind the curtain to get involved in the inner workings of Revels, Inc. and serving as an ambassador for this wonderful troupe. 

Stine first became involved in traditional dance while studying as an undergraduate at Princeton University, and then came to Boston to earn a PhD in Genetics at Harvard University. She put those degrees to direct use in research laboratories at Boston Children's Hospital, Brandeis University and UMass Memorial Medical Center. More recently, she has worked in a professional capacity as an executive recruiter and consultant within higher education. She also coaches Somerville Youth Soccer and serves on numerous small boards and committees.

Tom Reece

Board Member

Tom Reece
Board Member

Tom attended his first Revels show in 1982 and he and his family have been regular attendees ever since. He has been on the Revels Board of Directors for four years. 

Tom attended Middlebury College, where he earned a B.A. in History, and the University of Virginia School of Law, where he received his JD. He has been practicing law since 2006 and is currently Senior Corporate Counsel, Compliance at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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Since the first production of The Christmas Revels in 1971, nearly two million people have enjoyed a live Revels performance. In 1975, Revels began to expand with the founding of Revels North in Hanover, NH. Today, there are nine active Revels companies throughout North America. Each Revels group has its own non-profit status, and is contractually and artistically affiliated with Revels, Inc.

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