Christmas comes early this year. Melvin Polaris has been Santa Claus for more years than he can remember. As he is ready to retire, he hopes to pass on the torch to one of his two sons. Neither one wants the job. Would you? Written and directed by Chelsea Black, featuring Leanna Barnes, Andre K. Jefferson, Delia Outlaw, Ernest Keith Walker, Quentari Walker. Polaris Family Christmas is a free BFF Binge Fringe Festival of FREE Theatre ENCORE production. The BFF (October 15 – November 12) offers over 40 plays, workshops and family-oriented events thanks to generous grants from the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Arts Commission, Pearl and Bill Bordy, the Cotkin Family and Playhouse PALS. Get your free tickets by emailing education@SantaMonicaPlayhouse.com or calling 1-310-394-9779 ext 3 and then visit SantaMonicaPlayhouse.com for a complete list of events. Binge on Theatre this Fall – better than television any day!