Community Players of Southwestern Wisconsin has announced their Winter show, The Gift of The Magi based on the short story by O. Henry and adapted for the stage by Jon Jory. In this warm-hearted Christmas story, Della and Jim eagerly await their first Christmas together as a married couple. Times are hard and both Della and Jim find themselves lacking money to buy each other a proper Christmas gift. In a strange twist of fate, the two end up finding the perfect gifts for one another- but at an unexpected cost. Though they may not have the perfect Christmas, the couple learns about the importance of the gift of love in this Christmas classic.
Performances will be:
Thursday, December 15th – 7:00 pm,
Friday, December 16th – 7:00 pm,
Saturday, December 17th – 7:00 pm , and
Sunday, December 18th – 2:30 pm.
All performances will be held at the historic Downtown Auditorium in Richland. We are offering a special Christmas general admission price of only $5.00 per ticket as a “Thank You!” for the support you have shown us over the years.
Included in this special adaptation are carolers that will follow us through out the story singing many classic Christmas songs. Come get into the Christmas spirit come see this classic tale come alive!