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Miracle on 34th Street the Musical

By The Royal Players (other events)

8 Dates Through Dec 15, 2019
 
ABOUT ABOUT

The Royal Players present Miracle on 34th Street, the Musical at the historic Royal Theatre in Downtown Benton, Thursday December 5th at 7:00 p.m. and December 6th, 7th, 8th 12th, 13th and 14th at 7:00 p.m,. as well as Sunday, December 9th and 15th

Ticket prices are $15 General Admission, $12 Seniors aged 60 and above, Members of the military and College students with valid i.d., and $6 for 12th Grade and below. 

Tickets available at https://theroyalplayers.ticketleap.com/ and theroyaltheatre.org

Call 501-315-5483 for more information about this show.

This production is sponsored by The Jeff Mattingly Foundation and First Security Bank with an additional partnership with Just Ice Cream

Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Wilson, Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture, Story by Valentine Davies, Screen Play by George Seaton. 

Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical is Directed by Matthew Burns, with Music Direction by Heidi McCartney, Choreography by Brooke Finley, and Stage Management by Ryan Mitchem

With an elaborate story book set, a wall of Christmas presents, and a heartfelt story of family, Miracle on 34th Street The Musical is sure to dazzle anyone. Relatable for all ages, this musical  tells the story of Doris Walker, a divorcee and driven career woman who works at Macy’s in New York City during its heyday right after WWII, and her little daughter, Susan. Neither of them believe in Santa or the magic of Christmas, but Fred Gaily, the Marine next door, is determined to change their lives if he can only soften Doris’s heart. At the same time, even though the crowds are more worried about where to find the cheapest Christmas present and have lost the joy of what the season is all about, Kris Kringle is determined to help everyone in New York find the true meaning of Christmas.  Filled with humor, spectacle and such beloved songs as "Pinecones and Hollyberries," "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" and "Here’s Love," this joyous, heartwarming musical is pure family entertainment, wholesome without being cloying. Since one of the themes of the show is the importance of family, for the first time, the Royal Theatre offers a cast of actors that includes 4 generations of the same family, a brother and sister duo with their grandfather, twins, and a father and daughter pair all on stage together in this classic Christmas musical. 

Cast List:

Skyla Conger - Doris Walker

Amelia Lisowe - Susan Walker

Jonathon Sadler - Fred Gaily

Greg Blacklaw - Kris Kringle

Paul Hiblong - Marvin Shellhammer

Josh Bond - R. H. Macy

Tim Huddleston - Mr. Sawyer

Jamie Partain - Miss Crookshank

Larry Lapaglia - Thomas Mara, SR. 

Chris Owen - Tammany O’Halloran

Keenan Smith - Alvin

Hayden Griffis - Whitey

Jesse Kneisler - Climber

Donovan Battie - Johnny

Denver Allen - Harry Finfer

Jennifer Wells - Mrs. Finfer

Cadence Earles - Henrika

Katrina Lily - Henrika’s Mom

Older Susan - Phyllis Pridgen

Ensemble: 

Frankie Goldman

Ava Tillery

Rylee Woodard

Beau Goldthorpe

Lauren Bond

Sarah Nuss

Madison Cunningham

Andy Goldthorpe

Hannah Blacklaw

Gwen Garland

Dance Ensemble: 

Katharine Crowe, Dance Captain

Hannah-Grace Fritz

Alex Smith

Kenzie Taylor

Anna DePelsMaeker

Seth Nuss

Braden Lisowe

Kaylei Taylor

Bella Crowe

Mary Grace Wells

Reagan McCartney


This show is rated G to include all ages

Approximate run time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Meredith Willson's Miracle on 34th Street The Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 Tel. (212) 541-4684 Fax (212) 397-4684 www.mtishows.com