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A Christmas Story, The Musical

  • 831 42nd Street | Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Presented By: Des Moines Community Playhouse
  • Dates: 12/6/2019, 12/7/2019, 12/8/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/14/2019, 12/15/2019, 12/20/2019, 12/21/2019, 12/22/2019
  • Location: Des Moines Community Playhouse
  • Start/End Time: 7:00 PM
  • Event Times: Starting: 07:00 PM
  • Price: varies - see website
  • Overview

    We triple dog dare you to see this show!
    Set in the 1940s in the fictional town of Hohman, IN, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts: an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Rebuffed at every turn with a similar echoing response, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit; the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit; the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.