Performance - A Christmas Story

Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

Grand Opera House
135 West 8th Street
Dubuque, IA 52004

A Christmas Classic Back by Popular demand!

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys' experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie's father winning a lamp shaped like a woman's leg in a net stocking; Ralphie's fantasy scenarios and more. A Christmas Story is destined to become a theatrical holiday perennial.

Tickets

Adults $23/Under 18 $15

*OPENING NIGHT BOGO IS BACK! Buy one ticket to the performance on Friday, November 29th and get your 2nd ticket FREE! Use Promo Code: BOGO at check out!

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