A Christmas Story: Holiday fun for the whole family

Published: Nov 8, 2011

A Christmas Story
Based on the motion picture by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark
Adapted by Philip Grecian

November 23 to December 11, 2011
In Rawlco Radio Hall at the Remai Arts Centre

If you loved the classic movie that gave new meaning to the phrase “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out”, you won’t want to miss Persephone’s holiday offering A Christmas Story!  Join celebrated Canadian actor Tom Rooney as he leads you on a nostalgic journey into Christmastime 1938 in the American Midwest.

Join local favourites Matthew Burgess and Jamie Lee Shebelski, returning young talent Christian McQueen and a wonderful supporting cast, as young Ralphie works to outwit his teachers, parents, bullies and even Santa Claus himself in order to open his fantasy gift on Christmas morning.  The whole family will adore this warm and funny look back at the golden years of childhood.

This unforgettable holiday celebration is already over 75% sold!  Call now to book your tickets.

The Cast:
Solomon Brown (Randy/Ensemble), Matthew Burgess (The Old Man/Ensemble), Ireland Cockwill (Esther Jane/Ensemble), Jenna-Lee Hyde (Miss Shields/Ensemble), Thomas Korinek (Flick/Ensemble), Christian McQueen (Ralphie/Ensemble), Rowan O’Hagan (Helen/Ensemble), Logan Pfeifer (Scut Farkas/Ensemble), Tom Rooney (Ralph), Jamie Lee Shebelski (Mother/Ensemble), Lukas Stahl-Cardinal (Schwartz/Ensemble)

The Crew:
Johnna Wright (Director), Josh Ramsden (Assistant Director), David Roberts (Set Designer), Mark von Eschen (Lighting Designer), Wes D. Pearce (Costume Designer), Daniel Ford Beavis (Fight Director), Laura Kennedy (Stage Manager), Lorraine Gordon (Assistant Stage Manager), Daniel Knight (Sound Intern)

Preview performances are Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday, November 24.
Opening night is Friday, November 25.  

Tickets:$23-$37.  Tickets are available at the Persephone Theatre Box Office (384-7727) or online at
Student 2-for-1 Sunday Evenings (these must be reserved 24 hours in advance)
Payment Depots: U of S Place Riel Information Kiosk


For further information or to arrange interviews, please contact:
Catherine Francis, Marketing and Sales Assistant
384-2126 ext. 238

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