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A CHRISTMAS STORY EXTRA PERFORMANCE

December 2, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Heather Nowlin
(801) 581-7222 or
[email protected]

Pioneer Theatre Company Adds Performance to Run of Holiday Production, A CHRISTMAS STORY

(Salt Lake City, UT) – Pioneer Theatre Company is pleased to announce an additional performance of the holiday film turned stage play, A CHRISTMAS STORY.

Due to popular demand, an extra matinee performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY has been added on Friday, December 18th, 2009. The performance takes place at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009.

The production, directed by Paul Barnes, features Park City native Mason Johnson as the young Ralphie, and AEA members Don Burroughs as Ralphie’s father, Jack Koenig as the adult narrator Ralph, Regan Thompson as Ralphie’s teacher, and Gabra Zackman as his mother.

Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s premier professional theatre, performs at the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, located on the University of Utah campus at 300 South and 1400 East, Salt Lake City UT 84112-0660. The theatre is equipped with an elevator, hearing assistance devices, and handicapped parking.

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WHO:
Pioneer Theatre Company

WHAT:
A CHRISTMAS STORY
By Philip Grecian, based upon the motion picture “A Christmas Story,” (c) 1983 Turner Entertainment Co. Distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shephard, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and based upon the book “In God we Trust, All Others Pay Cash” by Jean Shephard

WHEN:
December 4th – December 19th, 2009

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE:
Friday, December 18th, at 2:00 p.m.

TIMES:
Mondays – Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

PRICE:
$22 – $40; Children K – 12 are half price on Mondays and Tuesdays

MORE INFO:
Box Office (801) 581-6961. The Box Office is open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, and Saturdays when there are performances
www.pioneertheatre.org