For the Record: John Hughes (Holiday Road), a musical celebration of hit songs and classic scenes from the 80’s genre master to rock the hotel December 16.
For a memorable flashback of 80’s monster hits, check-out “For the Record: John Hughes (Holiday Road)” at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs on Friday, December 16, 2011. This special one-night performance pays tribute to John Hughes and features a talented cast who recreate classic scenes from his hit films, such as The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, Home Alone, Christmas Vacation and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. (The show was originally created at the Show at Barre in Los Feliz and is still showing there through December 30, 2011.) You’re invited to relive the 80s — even if it’s your first time — at this fun and interactive cabaret, created and directed by Shane Scheel and Christopher Lloyd Bratten.
The John Hughes Holiday Road brings the audience into the show, encouraging everyone to rock out and sing along to nostalgic hits from Hughes’ movies, like “Holiday Road,” “Christmas Vacation,” “Mele Kalikimaka,” “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” “I’m So Excited,” “Danke Schoen,” and “Twist and Shout.” Show time is 8pm at the Commune. Mixologists and the kitchen at the roadside diner, King’s Highway, will have festive cocktails and snacks for keeping spirits bright, so come out early before the show. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Admission is $20. Use the code RECORD when you book two nights between December 15-18, and receive 10% off the cost of your room and 2 free tickets to the show.