Merry Twistmas, Tucson! 2014

An Original Radio Play About Close Encounters of the Holiday Kind

It was an all star cast at last year's premier of Merry Twistmas Tucson. This year promises to be just a star-studded.

KGUN9 Anchor Guy Atchley, retired basketball pro, Joseph Blair, Arizona Daily Star’s David Fitzsimmons and Bridgette Thum lit up the stage at the premier of Merry Twistmas Tucson! in 2013.

 They’re back!

On Dec. 5th the zany holiday cast that includes Martians and a mischievous Chupacabra are landing once again at the Fox Theater. “Merry Twistmas, Tucson!” 2014  unveils one of the most wildly imaginative takes on the holidays as 94.9 MIXfm  presents its 15th Annual Live Radio Play, benefiting the Diaper Bank.

Merry Twistmas Tucson is an original radio play written by Arizona Daily Star’s David Fitzsimmons that takes the audience on a mysterious holiday adventure.

Visits from alien spacecraft, homesick Martians and a prankster mythical beast mark the journey of main characters Marge and Tom as they vie to win first place in the Winterhaven Festival of Lights  Decorating Contest and ultimately understand the true meaning of Christmas.

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And It Benefits the Diaper Bank

Not only is this play the best of holiday fun but it helps bring much needed diapers and incontinence supplies to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. So bring a box of diapers with you Dec. 5 to the Fox Theater or if you can’t make the play, please swing by and drop your diaper donation off at curbside. You will be making a difference in the life of a Southern Arizona family and bringing your own holiday cheer.

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For more information on “Merry Twistmas, Tucson!” 2014 contact the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona at


Check out the photos below to see how well the first invasion went!