A Christmas Story

December 5-7 & 12-14, 2003

Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8:00pm.

Location: Avon Theater, 525 North 2nd Street, Breese, IL 62230

“You’ll shoot your eye out!”

By Phil Grecian.

Based on the motion picture written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark;

and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.

“Produced by special arrangement with


Cast Members  


Role Name
Ralph as an adult Pat Kreher
Ralphie Parker Cory Burtz
Mother Deanna DuComb
The Old Man Steve Klostermann
Randy Michael Wilmarth
Miss Shields Cindy Kues
Flick/Desperado One Aaron Mahlandt
Schwartz/Desperado Two Alex Henrichs
Esther Jane Alberry Annie Kreher
Helen Weathers Nora Buckingham
Scut Farkas/Black Bart Stewart Tull
Bumpus Hounds Carley Burtz, Mason Kuper, Elizabeth Klostermann

Crew Members


Role Name
Director Glenn Saltamanchia
Stage Manager Paul Klostermann
Production Support Deb Stratmann
Technical Director Braden Henze
Set Design Glenn Saltamachia
Lighting Design Charlie Huelsmann & Glenn Saltamachia
Lighting Operator Craig Stoecklin
Sound Design Braden Henze & Mark Buchanan
Sound Operator Leah Klostermann
Costumes The Cast ( Special Thanks to the MOMS!)
Props The Cast
Stage Crew Adam Broeckling & Paul Klostermann
Production Assistants Donna Saltamachia & Krista Voegeli
Set Construction Bruck Vick, Glenn Saltamachia,Pat Kreher, Pam Kreher, Annie Kreher, Nick Saltamachia, Aaron Mahlandt, Ken Voegeli, Frank Buckingham, Dean Buckingham, Nora Buckingham
Box Office Jen Klostermann
Concessions / Ushers Debbie Stratmann 





Special Thanks

Ken Voegeli, The Krehers, Barb Henkel, Barb Von Alst,

Plant Land, Rich Strubhart, Mark Call – Call Construction,

Lager Monuments, Strat-O-Span Bldgs, Leah Klostermann,

Lori Wahl, Wayne Henze, Betty Henze, Braden Henze,

Mater Dei High School, Mike Huelsmann

Director: Glenn Saltamanchia

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