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November 17 - 19, 2017

"Make sure you make time to get out there and see it!"

Whoopi Goldberg, The View

Why See A Christmas Story?

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Ralphie Parker's one Christmas wish is pretty simple - he wants an air gun. And he's going to make sure he gets it! A Christmas Story is based on the beloved 1983 movie, directed by Bob Clark, which has become a perennial holiday classic. Adapted faithfully for the stage by Joseph Robinette, the funny and witty songs are provided by the songwriting duo of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, whose compositions figured prominently on the NBC show Smash. Sure to appeal to all the family, this musical is a whimsical, nostalgic portrait of 1940s America and a stone-cold holiday classic. Why watch it on TV when you can see it live?

The original Broadway production of A Christmas story debuted in 2012 and was nominated for three Tony Awards. This new production is based on the original and will be performed at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Theatre in Scranton , PA , November 17 - 19, 2017

What is A Christmas Story About?

Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. His parents are not so keen on the idea, afraid that "You'll shoot your eye out!" But Ralphie is nothing but determined, and he's got a few tricks up his sleeve to make sure his dream comes true! Some of the obstacles lying in his way include the neighbour's dogs, his annoying younger brother and an unfortunate slip of the tongue that results in some literal soap in the mouth.

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Dates

Opening night: 17 November 2017

Audience

Suitable for audiences of all ages and a great night at the theater for families!

Run time

Around two hours and 30 minutes long including one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Myles Moore & Austin Molinaro as Ralphie Parker (alternating)
Susannah Jones as Mother
Christopher Swan as The Old Man
Chris Carsten as Jean Shepherd
Arick Brooks as Randy
Angelica Richie as Miss Shields

Andrew Berlin, Matthew Brennan, Sydney Chan, Jessica Crilley, Josh Davis, Elizabeth Flanagan, Briana Gantsweg, K'Lynn Jackman, Allie Kiesel, Kevin Kulp, Joey Little, Allison Maldonado, Lucas Marinetto, Brooke Martino, Evan Mayer, Mark Megill, Wyatt Oswald, Sofia Pargas, Kyle Patrick Scanlon and Joshua Turchin

Creative

Matt Lenz - Director
Score - Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Book - Joseph Robinette
Jason Sparks - choreography (based on the original Broadway choreography by Warren Carlyle)

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Next available performances

Fri, Nov 17

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$83

Sat, Nov 18

$83

Sun, Nov 19

$83

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