1. Who Killed Santa? is the only holiday show in the tri-county area.
2. Dan Katula modeled the Rudolph puppet after a young Christopher Lloyd.
3. Experts have confirmed that the 2011 production of Who Killed Santa? caused a small baby boom.
4. Bo Johnson and Nate Press are original cast members. They've been performing in WKS since 2008.
5. Neil Haven wrote all of Frosty's lines first as a rap. He then wrote the rest of the play around them.
6. In the original 1950 song, Frosty's eyes are made out of coal. Because of current climate change issues, our Frosty's eyes are made out of wind.
7. Sara Zientek (Rudolph) is not actually a reindeer. She uses a puppet to portray Rudolph.
8. Liz Shipe (Chastity) worked with a professional dialect coach to perfect her American accent for WKS.
9. To help meet our budget, Amanda Schlicher stole our Santa costume from a mall Santa at Brookfield Square.
10. Kelly Doherty (Tiny Tim) is perfect for the part because she has rickets and the pox.
11. One of the most difficult things about live puppeteering is that it is very dark inside the puppets.
12. In the original brainstorming for WKS, additional characters were considered for guests at Santa's party including The Grinch, Blitzen, Scrooge, The Ghost of Christmas Past, a disgruntled elf, The Easter Bunny, and Jesus.
13. When Bo asked Gracie Lee (Stage Manager) if she would like to be the Stage Manager for WKS, she was surprised, because she didn't know Bo or how he got into her apartment.
14. Before joining the WKS cast, T Stacy Hicks (Steve the Little Drummer Boy) played an obese gingerbread bugle player in The Nutcracker.
15. Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer's nose is not actually red; he is a fictional character and his nose doesn't exist.
16. Dan Katula came up with the idea of making Tiny Tim a smaller puppet.
17. Brian Myers (Music Direction) can play the piano with both hands at the same time while not looking.
18. Astronauts have a strip of velcro in their helmet for scratching their noses.
19. Nate Press (Frosty) has a fear of being stabbed repeatedly with a knife.
20. The puppets in WKS are called "rod puppets." This is because of the rod used to manipulate the character's arm. They were invented by Rod Puppet in 1934.
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