Mecca Productions invites you to share the ultimate Christmas adventure with their cast this holiday season when A Christmas Story The Musical opens at the WMCA November 19, 2015. A Christmas Story The Musical is hilarious holiday entertainment that captures a simpler time with humour, with and a heart of gold.
Based on the 1983 classic movie, A Christmas Story The Musical, tells the hilarious tale of Ralphie Parker's desperate quest for the ONE Christmas gift he wants: an official Red Ryder BB Gun. The stories of legendary radio humourist Jean Shepherd come to live in true holiday splendour.
Nominated for 3 Tony Awards, a Christmas Story the Musical features a large chorus of talented kids from across westman, directed by Lisa Vasconcelos and choreographed by Monique Roy-Keller. With vocal direction by Katherine Sherris and a 20 piece LIVE orchestra conducted by Jocelyn Park, the music of A Christmas Story The Musical will leave you smiling and live in your heart long after the curtain closes. Heartfelt and funny songs Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette.
Costumer: Sherilyn Cambridge; Producer: Susan Brechmann; Props: Susan Dobson
Additional Information from Broadway.com
What Is A Christmas Story Like?
A Christmas Story The Musical is a bright, buoyant Broadway retelling of the 1983 holiday perennial, a cherished and much-repeated family film during the Christmas season. All of the movie’s best-loved moments are in the production, including the Old Man's leg-shaped lamp, the tongue-on-a-flagpole scene, the bunny suit, the Santa slide and all of Ralphie’s extravagant daydreams. The show is a big Broadway musical, complete with dazzling dance numbers, gorgeous sets and an incredibly talented cast of youngsters who play Ralphie and his classmates.
Is A Christmas Story Good for Kids?
Yes, yes and yes! If your children like the movie upon which the show is based, they’ll love the Broadway production. A Christmas Story The Musical is completely family-friendly and will delight kids of all ages, who will be enamored with the fun dance numbers, colorful sets and costumes, and even an appearance from the big jolly guy himself (Santa). The show also boasts a large ensemble of children, which may even inspire your young ones to catch the theater bug!
Green Cast - featured Fri & Sat evening;
Red Cast featured Thurs evening, Sat & Sunday matinee
Jean Shepherd - John Szabo
Ralphie - Ian Cox
Mr Parker (The Old Man) - Ken Jackson/David Simard
Mother - Joanna Labossiere-Laluk/Jennifer Shelton
Randy - Cash Laluk
Miss Shields - Sarah-Jayne Meynard/Shannon Mannall
Santa - Craig Laluk
Scut Farkus - Tyson Dornn
Flick - Aaron Cox
Schwartz - Carter Sherris
Grover Dill - Jorden Blayne Bjornnason/Ryleigh McPhail
Mary Beth - Rosie Andrew/Ava Thexton
Boy - Deacon Bessant
Fantasy Villan - Craig Laluk
Chief Elf - Rebecca Porteous
Nancy - Annika Laluk/ Nyah Perkin
Googles Kid - Elijah Neufeld/Seamus Malcolm
Sara Clarke, Danika Robb, Avery Simard, Rachel Donald, Madison Bower, Taliyah Hoglander, Kiana Lasiuk, Chaunese Peters, Jenne Fisch, Savannah Bone, Ari O'Leary, Randyn McDonald, Arden King, Broolyn Hollman, Brianna Dyck, Madison , Ava , Justin A, August Miller, Parker Neufeld, Abigail Hawkins, Michael A, Annika Laluk, Nyah Perkins, Seamus Malcolm, Elijah Neufeld, Arianna Laluk, Ruby Keller, Laura Scott, Adynn Praznik, Abby Simard, Elly Szabo, Alex Case
Youth Ensemble: Olivia Bower, Rebecca Taylor, Taylor Thomson, Sara Taylor