Playhouse Square Center, 1407 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44121

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A Christmas Story

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Until December 23, 2017

One boy. One holiday wish. And a world that seems to be conspiring to make certain it doesn't come true.

Why See A Christmas Story?


Christmas is a time of great expectations, especially for a child. For Ralphie Parker, that particular great expectation is a genuine Red Ryder 200 Shot Carbine Action Air Rifle. No self-respecting cowboy would be without one. Unfortunately, his mom, teacher and even the Santa Claus toiling away at Higbee's Department Store share the same reaction to his Christmas wish: "You'll shoot your eye out!"

As in the 1983 movie, the play is narrated by the adult Ralph Parker who weaves together tales from his family, school and a visit with Santa. All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; the school bully; a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder ring and much more.

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Opening night: 24 November 2017


This classic holiday comedy is suitable for ages 5 and up.

Run time

2 hours, including intermission

Cast and Creative




Written by Phil Grecian
Based on the Motion Picture Written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark

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Dev: “Great for younger kids!”

Very entertaining especially for kids up to 6th grade more

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