Wacky Fun for the Whole Family!

Featuring an ensemble of talented young actors, catchy tunes, and energetic dance numbers, this Tony-nominated musical re-imagines young Ralphie’s quest for the perfect Christmas gift. Sharply clever and sentimental, A Christmas Story is nostalgic, quirky, holiday fun. Suggested for ages 8 and up. Mild adult language. 2 hours 15 minutes.

Starring Garet Chester, Duke Lafoon, Brandon McKinney, Andrea Rivette, and Susan Sanford. Featuring Moose and Reba as the Bumpus Hounds, trained by Broadway trainer, William Berloni.

Our Box Office will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but otherwise is open regular hours.

sponsors Archive: A Christmas Story, The Musical

Book by Joseph Robinette; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; Based on the Warner Bros. motion picture, A Christmas Story,
Angel Tree sponsor by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark
and on In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
Directed by Chase Kniffen

Length: 2 hours 15 minutes (including intermission)
Suggested for ages 8 and up. Mild adult language.

New seats available! Due to popular demand, we've added a matinee performance on
December 22 at 2 p.m.! Orchestra seating available. Get tickets now to join us for the holidays!

"Glittering gift... Outshines the film... Witty, joyful and infectious... Show stopping."

Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Pure holiday magic... Virginia Rep delivers a Broadway blockbuster."

Richmond Family Magazine

"Plenty of wow factor... Go see it.
Take your family visiting from out of town for the holidays."

STYLE Weekly

"Family fun featuring a large, lively cast and a colorful production"


Cast of A Christmas Story

Meet the Cast and Crew (pdf)

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   Photos by Aaron Sutten


Order early to reserve orchestra seating!   With the exception of the first row, grand tier balcony seats are considerably narrower and offer less leg room than orchestra seating. Grand Tier Balcony seats are most comfortable for people 5’ 4” and below. Some people who are up to 5’ 7” or 5’ 8” might be fine if they are of smaller frame.

Join us during Saturday and Sunday matinees to visit with Snow Bear!

Ralphie in A Christmas Story


Composer/Lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

"You’d have to have a Grinch-size heart not to feel a smile spreading across your face." -- New York Times

"Theater wonder boys...effervescent. Consistently buoyant and clever. One of the more promising musical theater teams." -- New York Times