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Coney Island Christmas

Presented by Lyric Arts Main Street Stage

Lyric Arts Main Street Stage\

420 E. Main St Anoka, MN 55303

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Sunday, December 17 1:00 pm
2017-12-17 13:00:002017-12-17 13:00:00America/ChicagoConey Island ChristmasBy Donald Margulies Based on "The Loudest Voice" by Grace Paley Directed by Elena Gianetti This area premiere has been described as an “incredible enchantment” by the L.A. Times, Coney Island Christmas introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz, a young Jewish girl who, much to her immigrant parents’ exasperation, is cast as Jesus in the school’s Christmas pageant. As Shirley, now much older, recounts the memorable story to her great-granddaughter, the play captures a timeless and universal tale of what it means to be an American during the holiday season. Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music, and merriment in this new seasonal classic for people of all ages and all faiths. Twin Cities metro

Past performances

Friday, November 17 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 18 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 19 1:00 pm
  • ASL interpreted
Friday, November 24 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 25 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 26 1:00 pm
  • Post-show discussion
Saturday, December 2 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 2 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 3 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 10 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 16 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 16 4:00 pm
 
Comedy Kids

By Donald Margulies
Based on "The Loudest Voice" by Grace Paley
Directed by Elena Gianetti

This area premiere has been described as an “incredible enchantment” by the L.A. Times, Coney Island Christmas introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz, a young Jewish girl who, much to her immigrant parents’ exasperation, is cast as Jesus in the school’s Christmas pageant. As Shirley, now much older, recounts the memorable story to her great-granddaughter, the play captures a timeless and universal tale of what it means to be an American during the holiday season.

Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music, and merriment in this new seasonal classic for people of all ages and all faiths.