Nov 23 - Dec 30 , 2018

A Christmas Story

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Tickets on sale soon to this classic holiday tale based on the cult classic movie that's a hit with audiences and critics alike!

Written by Philip Grecian

Directed by Christian Lebano

Based on the screenplay by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, 

and also on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash


Experience the heartwarming story of Ralphie and his Midwestern family at Christmastime. The Parker family gets its Christmas tree. Ralphie’s dad, The Old Man, wins a very special prize in a contest. Ralphie is pursued by a girl in his class. Ralphie is pursued by the class bully. And, most famously, Ralphie sets off on a campaign to acquire his most-desired Christmas present, a Red Ryder BB air rifle, only to be warned repeatedly, “You’ll put your eye out, kid.”

"A Christmas Story is a great gift! A chance to see it done right...Much to enjoy," "From gifted child performers to solid and artful direction"
--Frances Nicholson, Pasadena Star-News

"Deeply entertaining with abundant humor, all presented by a clearly talented cast under the exquisitie direction of Christian Lebano"
--Ron Irwin, LA Post-Examiner

Check out this interview with Director Christian Lebano in Pasadena Weekly!


Written by

Philip Grecian

Directed by

Sierra Madre Playhouse Artistic Director Christian Lebano

Adapted by

Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Rob Clark

Adapted from the novel by

Jean Shepherd, "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash"

Set Design

Charles Erven

Costume Design

Shon LeBlanc

Lighting Design

Derek Jones

Sound Design

Christopher Moscatiello

Fight Director

Ken Merckx


Arts for LA LA country arts commission Pasadena Tournament of Roses The Spero Foundation Sierra Madre Community Foundation