Moad said his portraits are most popular around Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas.
“It was so surreal to be back on that set,” Mullally said. “We have been off the air for 10 years, but [we] slipped back into those characters [like] it was like no time had passed at all.”
“There’s something about him that he almost feels like an overgrown kid,” he said. “One of the things that Will Ferrell does that’s really tricky is capturing that energy without coming off crazy.”
These festive displays are located in Edmond, Yukon, Midwest City and Oklahoma City.
The heavy but inspiring drama by local playwright La’Charles Purvey deals with HIV and AIDS in the black community.
This year, Red Andrews will distribute donated winter coats to guests.
“We mess with the base beer each year, so it’s a different vintage,” he said. “We were shooting for kind of an apple pie sort of aesthetic with a little tartness to it.”
“I do believe if there wasn’t a Christmas, we’d have to invent one,” he said.
Artistic director Rhonda Clark described the production as Everybody Loves Raymond set in Lutheran Minnesota.