By Tricia Knowles, Kingston This WeekMonday, November 26, 2012 3:29:25 EST PM A production that has been referred to as the funniest holiday tale ever, A Christmas Story comes to Kingston’s Convocation Hall at Queen’s University from Dec. 5 through Dec. 15. A Christmas Story takes audiences back to the 1940s and follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his hilarious quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself. The unwavering response: “You’ll shoot your eye out.” Developed from the 1982 cult…
Posted Dec 6, 2012 By Mandy Marciniak EMC Entertainment - A Christmas Story is one of the most well known and beloved holiday classics, and this year it comes to life on stage in Kingston. The King's Town Players is putting on a production of the cult classic at Convocation Hall at Queen's from Dec. 5-15. The production is adapted from the original screenplay for the movie and is being directed by David Slack, one of the founders of King's Town Players, a group that formed two and half years ago. Slack is very excited about putting on A Christmas…
By Greg Burliuk, Kingston Whig-StandardThursday, December 6, 2012 6:55:51 EST PM Among the lesser known of the Christmas movies paraded out each year is one called A Christmas Story. It’s a fun piece about a young boy wanting a BB gun for Christmas, and is endearing and funny at the same time. Now that movie has been made into a play, and The Kings Town Players are performing it for the next week in the cosy confines of Convocation Hall in the Queen’s Theological Building. The movie was made in 1983 and is based on the boyhood reminiscences of radio…
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