Dylan Kussman gets into character for a reading of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales." / Photo contributed by Dylan Kussman

Professional theater actor Dylan Kussman will read poet Dylan Thomas' heartwarming tale of Welsh Christmases past in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga.

"A Child's Christmas in Wales" is a work of prose recorded by the Welsh poet for BBC Radio in 1952. The story is framed as an anecdotal reminiscence of Christmas from the viewpoint of a young boy, portraying a nostalgic and simpler time. It is one of Thomas' most popular works.

Admission includes light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. The reading will take about 45 minutes.

Suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 for children. The church will receive all proceeds.

If you go

* What: Reading of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by Dylan Kussman

* When: 7:30 p.m. Friday; Dec. 6; refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.

* Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga, 3224 Navajo Drive

* Admission: Suggested donation of $10 adults, $5 children

* Phone:  423-624-2985

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