November 21, 2016
Susan Goes, Executive Director, 541-942-8001
A Christmas Story opens December 2 at Cottage Theatre
Cottage Grove, OR -- Cottage Theatre concludes its 2016 season with a delightfully funny play that is a special holiday treat for the whole family. A Christmas Story, written by Philip Grecian and based upon the 1983 movie of the same name, will run for three weekends at Cottage Theatre from December 2 through 18.
It’s Hohman, Indiana, 1938, and Christmas is on its way – lovely, beautiful, glorious Christmas, around which the entire kid year revolves – and young Ralphie Parker desperately wants a genuine Red Ryder BB gun. His mother, teacher, and even Santa Claus aren’t so sure it’s a good idea. But Ralphie, undaunted, goes to great lengths to promote his case for what he’s sure will be the “best Christmas present ever.” Based on humorist Jean Shepherd’s stories about growing up in the Midwest, A Christmas Story will warm the hearts of everyone in your family.
Cottage Theatre's production of A Christmas Story is directed by Eliza Roaring Springs, with costume design by Melissa Cooper, lighting design by Ward Fairbairn, and set design by Tony Rust. The cast features K.D. Carver as young Ralphie Parker and Brian Bull as adult Ralph Parker, who serves as narrator to the story. Rounding out the cast of thirteen are Alex Bull, Hailey Bull, Abigail Earlywine, A.J. Earlywine, Cedar Earlywine, Kim Fairbairn, Ward Fairbairn, Bryce Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Karen Snyder, and Piper Youngmayr.
A Christmas Story runs for eleven performances at Cottage Theatre from December 2 - 18. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm, and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm.
Tickets are available online at www.cottagetheatre.org, by phone at 541-942-8001, or in person at the Cottage Theatre Box Office, 700 Village Drive, Cottage Grove. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for youth (age 6 to 18). Box Office hours are Wednesday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm, and one hour before performances.