About This Show

Based on humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoirs of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s, A Christmas Story 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. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out.” All your favorite moments of the film are brought to life on stage, including the family’s temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkus, 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. The play is directed by Chad Allen, with scenic design by Don Eller, costume design by Sherry Johnson, and lighting design by Ursula Bowden.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: December 9, 2004 Final Performance: December 19, 2004
Location: Mounds Theatre, Minnesota

1029 Hudson Rd,

St Paul,


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