News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 1, 2012

LTC Theatre presents ‘A Christmas Story’


News Release

ROBINSON, ILL. — Tickets for the Lincoln Trail College Theater Department’s production of “A Christmas Story” are now on sale.

This production is a stage version of the popular film by the same name which tells the story of a young boy and his family growing up in the 1930s in Indiana and the little boy’s holiday wish for a Red Ryder BB gun.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, 2 p.m. Nov. 11 and 18 and at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 to coincide with the Robinson Christmas Celebration in Robinson, Ill.

Cast members include Lincoln Grade School fifth-grader Matthew Jenkins as Ralphie, the boy, and Steven Bruce as Ralph, the adult. Also cast are Amy Judy as Ralphie’s mother; Brennan Tracy as the Old Man (his dad); and Braden Thompson as Ralphie’s younger brother, Randy.

The cast also features Mindy Evans as the teacher, Miss Shields; Alan Wiseman and Xavier Brown as Ralphie’s friends, Schwartz and Flick; Grant Oxford and Ben McCullough as Scut Farkas and his fellow, Toady; Audra Bell and Kyra Bruce as Esther Jane and Helen; Tom Compton as Santa Claus; Justin Richards and Brady Hall, who make multiple cameo appearances; and Lauren Waggoner, Margarita Armashu, Meredith Berty, Seana Bruce, Resa Fuller, Annie Hays, Sarah Kennedy, Sophia Khalid and Lauren Weber, who round out the company.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Performing Arts Office, 618-544-8657, ext. 1433. For more information on LTC, visit www.iecc.edu/ltc.