Civic Theatre Presents: A Christmas Story

320 N 5th St., Lafayette, IN 47901
  • Presented By: Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette
  • Dates: 12/7/2023, 12/8/2023, 12/9/2023, 12/10/2023, 12/14/2023, 12/15/2023, 12/16/2023
  • Time: See description for times!
  • Price: See website for details.
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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!

Thursday, December 7, 2023 @ 7:30p

Friday, December 8, 2023 @ 7:30p

Saturday, December 9, 2023 @ 2:30p & 7:30p

Sunday, December 10, 2023 @ 2:30p

Thursday, December 14, 2023 @ 7:30p

Friday, December 15, 2023 @ 7:30p

Saturday, December 16, 2023 @ 2:30p & 7:30p