The Christmas Express

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The Christmas Express

Time: December 5, 2015 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Gateway Players Theatre
Street: 111 Main Street
City/Town: Southbridge
Website or Map: https://www.facebook.com/even…
Phone: 508-764-4531
Event Type: theater, production
Organized By: David Corkum
Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2015

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Gateway Players Theatre presents “The Christmas Express” by Pat Cook. Performance dates are December 4 & 5 at 7:30pm and December 6 at 2pm. This production is directed by Lou-Ellen Corkum and produced by Kathi Grenier. Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and children, and available for purchase by calling 508-764-4531 or by purchasing online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2439365.
Presented by permission through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

THE STORY:
"This is the most hopeless place in the world!" Hilda intones as she and Satch, her assistant, argue over what time it is. She dreams of faraway places and only finds tedium in running the Holly Railway Station. That is, until Leo Tannenbaum drops in out of nowhere the day before Christmas Eve. Suddenly, an old radio that hasn't worked in years springs to life, the local group of carolers (which usually yowls like a gang of wet cats) begins to sound like the Morman Tabernacle Choir and the whole town gets the Christmas spirit. Coincidence? Or is Leo doing all this? Even Satch changes his tune when it turns out that Leo might be on the run. This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town characters, wise-cracking their way to finding the true wonder of Christmas. And on the way, they make us all wish we could take a ride on The Christmas Express.

Gateway Players Theatre
111 Main Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
508-764-4531
info@gatewayplayers.org

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