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Cary Players presents “A Christmas Story!”

Dec 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - Dec 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm


Dec.1-4 at the Cary Arts Center, Cary Players proudly presents the holiday classic, A Christmas Story, Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1930s.

“This is the seventh time Cary Players has produced A Christmas Story,” says director Debra Grannan. “New audiences will delight in the sheer joy of this play, and return audience members will enjoy seeing how the play has been refashioned with a new set and new actors.”

In the role of adult Ralph, Joey DeSena asks us to look “back to another time, another place,” and to follow 11-year-old Ralphie Parker (played by Owen Hopkins) on his quest to find a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Chuckle while Ralphie pleads with his mother (Shelley Sink), Old Man (Tracy Fulghum) his teacher (Stephanie Holloman) and the man himself – Santa Claus (Chris McKittrick)- at Higbee’s Department Store. But how do the adults in his life respond to his continued pleas? “You’ll shoot your eye out!”

Tickets: Advance tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors. All tickets purchased at the door are $20. The rate for groups of 10 or more is $17. Contact the box office at (919)462-2051 for group sales. Tickets are available through Etix by ordering online at caryplayer.org. (Service charges apply on online orders.) Tickets may also be purchased at these box office locations:

The Cary Theatre, 122 E. Chatham St. – Box office is open Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue – Monday 4-8 p.m. and one hour prior to showtime on performance dates

Performances are:
Friday, Dec. 1 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, Dec. 2 – 3 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, Dec. 3 – 3 pm
Monday, Dec. 4 – 7:30 pm

All performances are at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. Show length, including an intermission is approximately 2.5 hours. Audiences of all ages are welcome, but the recommended age for attendance is five and older.

Accommodations: Arts Access will provide audio description for the visually impaired during the Sunday, Dec. 3 performance.

For more information, visit caryplayers.org.
For ticket information: http://caryplayers.org/tickets/


Dec 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm


Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Ave
Cary, 27613
(919) 462-2051
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Cary Players
(919) 462-2051
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