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A Christmas Story

December 4, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee’s Department Store. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family’s temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys’ experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie’s father winning a lamp shaped like a woman’s leg in a net stocking; Ralphie’s fantasy scenarios and more. A Christmas Story is destined to become a theatrical holiday perennial.

Directed by Adam Danoff

By Philip Grecian. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.

Produced with permission from Dramatic Publishing

Sat. December 3, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Sun. December 4, 2022 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Thurs. December 8, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Fri. December 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Sat. December 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Sun. December 11, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Tickets $15.00-$25.00

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December 4, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education
3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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