It's a miserable delight, this emerging. But the nuns hooked her, and there is no going back. Carpenter says, "I cannot think of anything else I would rather do. And if I did think of something else, I would do it."
Mr. Xmas opens Saturday, October 24 (preview performances on October 22 and 23) and runs through November 21 at the Loring Playhouse; 332-1619.