By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. –“A Christmas Story” will be presented at the Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building at Campbellsville University Dec. 6-9 at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.
The production is presented by Town Hall Productions, Community Trust Bank and Campbellsville University Theater.
Show times are Thursday, Dec. 6, Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8, all at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are now on sale for $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors (65 and up); and $7 for children (12 and under). Cost for Campbellsville University students is $5 and $7 for CU employees. Online tickets sales are available at www.townhallpro.com/theater-film or you can call (270) 789-5266.
Online tickets sales end at noon the day of the presentation. From that point, tickets can be reserved at (270) 789-5266 or purchased at the door while supplies last.
The play is adapted by Philip Grecian and is based on the motion picture “A Christmas Story,” written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark and on the book “I God We Trust, All Others Play Cash” by Jean Shepherd.
The play is sponsored by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Ill.
The cast include: Older Ralph/Cowboy/Tree Lot Owner/Delivery Man/Voice of Neighbor – Matt McDougal of Elizabethtown, Ky.; Ralphie – Will Blake of Lebanon, Ky.; Mother – Candace Hansford of Campbellsville;
The Old Man – Ray Hollenbach of Campbellsville; Randy – Timothy Rogers of Campbellsville; Miss Shields – Olivia Helm of Elizabethtown; Flick/Desperado 1: Jackson Hayes of Campbellsville;
Schwartz/Desperado 2 – Griffin Hansford of Campbellsville; Ester Jane – Hannah Hansford of Campbellsville; Helen – Natalia Acosta of Campbellsville, and Farkas/Black Bart – Colin Harris of Campbellsville.
Cheryl Brumley, instructor in theater arts, is the director of the play. Starr Garrett, associate professor of theater and theater director, is the technical director; Matt Nall, technical director, is in charge of set design and construction; Andrew Ward/Town Hall Productions is producer;
Natalie Shadrick, a junior of Paducah, Ky., is stage manager; Holly Jo Evans, a freshman of Barbourville, Ky., is prop manager; Haley Saylor, a senior of Monticello, Ky., is in charge of costumes; and Janae Boling, a sophomore of Crestwood, Ky., is assistant stage manager.
Corporate sponsors, ad purchasers and cast/crew members need to call the box office to reserve their complementary/discounted tickets.
The play is sponsored by Brothers, White Orchid, Hosparus Thrift Shoppe, Little Caesars Pizza, Maurice Holmes: Kentucky Farm Bureau and Tucker Diamonds & Gold.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 789-5266.
Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 13,000 students offering more than 90 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with Kentucky instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville, and nationally in Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay, Jacksonville, Fla. and Chicago. The university also has a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.