A Christmas Story
Matuza Mainstage Theatre
Play by Philip Grecian
Based upon “A Christmas Story” 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., Distributed by Warner Bros.
Written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown & Bob Clark, and “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash” by Jean Shepherd
Directed by Beth Lambert
December 3 – 23, 2021
Preview Night: December 2
Terrific Tuesdays: December 7, 14, 21
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About the Show
Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas: a Red Ryder BB gun — but everyone says the same thing: “You’ll shoot your eye out!” Take a trip down memory lane with this Christmas classic…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. This classic Christmas film comes to life for a perfect Holiday Season treat!
Cast & Crew
RALPH: Burt Keirstead
RALPHIE: Rumi Rubino
MOTHER: Sara Forte
THE OLD MAN: David Buchman
RANDY: Emmett Kelly
MISS SHIELDS: Linda Hall
FLICK: James Drake
SCHWARTZ: D.B. Jones
ESTHER JANE: Lula Chapman
HELEN WEATHERS: Kayleigh Johnson
SCUT FARKAS: Michael Cirucci
SANTA/TREE LOT OWNER/DELIVERY MAN/COWBOY: James “Dez” Dezmond
ENSEMBLE: Reagan LaConte, JJ Jefferson, Eowyn Rubino, Maddox Barro