A Christmas Story

By Philip Grecian
Based on the film by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown & Bob Clark
November 21 - December 14
Preview: November 19 , November 20


"If you need an instant shot of Christmas, you must rush out and watch A Christmas Story at MTC....brilliantly done." 
– Dez, 99.9 BOB FM

“Very funny fantasy sequences…wrapped in a stunning package”
– CBC Manitoba

“Authentic snapshot of the seasonal shenanigans that a child truly experiences” – Winnipeg Free Press

What are audiences saying about the show? Click on the EXTRAS tab to find out!

All nine-year-old Ralphie wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder B.B. gun. Based on the beloved holiday movie, A Christmas Story is a nostalgic look at childhood that will delight kids of all ages.

Running time: Approx. 2 hrs, 20 minutes
 Theatrical fog, minor strobe effects

Date/Time Availability
11/19/13 7:30 PM Preview N/A
11/20/13 7:30 PM Preview N/A
11/21/13 8:00 PM Opening Night N/A
11/22/13 7:30 PM N/A
11/23/13 4:00 PM N/A
11/23/13 8:30 PM N/A
11/25/13 8:00 PM N/A
11/26/13 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
11/27/13 2:00 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
11/27/13 7:30 PM N/A
11/28/13 8:00 PM N/A
11/29/13 7:30 PM N/A
11/30/13 4:00 PM N/A
11/30/13 8:30 PM N/A
12/02/13 8:00 PM Monday Mix (what's this?) N/A
12/03/13 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/04/13 2:00 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/04/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/05/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/06/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/07/13 4:00 PM N/A
12/07/13 8:30 PM N/A
12/09/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/10/13 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/11/13 2:00 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/11/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/12/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/13/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/14/13 4:00 PM N/A
12/14/13 8:30 PM N/A


Sharon Bajer
Ralphie Parker:
Ben McIntyre-Ridd
Ralphie/Randy/Flick Alternate:
Omar Benson
Scut Farkas/Black Bart:
Daniel McIntyre-Ridd
Flick/Desperado 1:
William Krovats
Ralph (as an Adult)/Cowboy/Tree Lot Owner/Delivery Man/Voice of Neighbour/Radio Announcer/Goldblatt’:
Rob McLaughlin
Helen/Esther Jane Alternate:
Montana Lehmann
Helen Weathers:
Meguire McRae-King
Scut/Schwartz Alternate:
Tyler Leighton
The Old Man/Santa Claus:
Gordon Tanner
Miss Shields/Voice of Mrs. Schwartz:
Jennifer Lyon
Esther Jane Alberry:
Natalie Viebrock
Schwartz/Desperado 2:
Tristan Mackid
Mackenzie Wojcik

  Artistic Team

Sound Designer:
John Bent Jr.
Assistant Stage Manager:
Candace Maxwell
Apprentice Stage Manager:
Linsey Callaghan
Robb Paterson
Philip Grecian
Set & Costume Designer:
Brian Perchaluk
Lighting Designer:
Scott Henderson
Jean Shepherd
Stage Manager:
Karyn Kumhyr
Assistant Director:
Benjamin Wiebe
Fight Director:
Jacqueline Loewen

Here's what audiences are saying about A Christmas Story:

"It was entertaining and hilarious! The perfect way to start the holiday season!"

"A wonderful evening of warm-hearted cozy Christmas feelings."

"Heartwarming, funny, tender, and something we will be referring to all Christmas season long."

"I really enjoyed the show! I actually loved it more than the movie."

"I was one of the people laughing the most and giving a standing ovation. I'll recommend this to young and old alike."

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