Dec 18, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021

A HEARTWARMING HOLIDAY COMEDY THAT WILL FILL YOUR HOME WITH JOY 

Gather your family for the holiday event of the season as GREAT Theatre brings Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play directly into your home. Based on the 1947 movie of the same name and delivered as an old-time radio play, this heartwarming holiday classic tells the story of the last-minute replacement Santa for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade who claims to be the real Kris Kringle. Experience the miracle unfold when the belief of a little girl makes all the difference in this iconic story. Full of laughs, holiday magic and music, it’s perfect for families looking for a way to bring the joy of live theatre into their home for the holidays.

Radio Broadcast: Friday, December 18th at 7pm
Listen live on WJON 95.3FM and KVSC 88.1FM

On Demand: Dec 19, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021
Watch the radio show production complete with costumes, set, and lights

It’s our hope that everyone in our community can experience a joyful theatre experience this holiday season. And what better way to do that than in your own home? Tune in to WJON Radio or KVSC Radio on Friday, December 18th at 7pm to listen to the radio show (no cost to listen!).  Or, buy a ticket to watch the staged production on demand December 19, 2020 – January 3rd, 2021.

 

ON DEMAND TICKETS now on sale! 

Pick your price: Pick the price that works best for you and your family. Every dollar will be invested to ensure GREAT Theatre survives and thrives! You need just one ticket per device. You’ll have access to watch for 48-hours after your first click on the access link to view.

GREAT Subscribers: If you would like to use a credit on account for this event, please use the discount code provided via email. As a subscriber you have unlimited access to watch the show anytime and as many times as you want from Dec 19-Jan 3.

Sponsored Tickets: Thanks to Aaron Trompeter with Counselor Realty we have 250 tickets available to provide tickets for frontline workers, educators, nursing homes residents, seniors in isolation or anyone else that you think is deserving of access at no cost. Help GREAT share the joy this holiday season by nominating someone today!

NOMINATION FORM (deadline Dec 29)

Production Staff

Amanda Kivel

Stage Manager

Colin Jarrell

Technical Director

Jessica Mancini

Costume Designer

Erin Belpedio

Light Designer

Steve Sanders

Sound Designer

Hillary Vermillion

Music Director

Rich Kimmerle

Set Designer

Dan Barth

DMR, Videographer

Bonnie Bologna

Prop Designer

Cast

Abby Schnobrich

Abby Schnobrich

Volunteer Actor

Abby teaches English at Little Falls Community High School and directs many of their theatre productions. She enjoys spending time with her neices, snuggling her cat, and quoting movies. Abby has appeared in many shows including Young Frakenstein, The Sound of Music, Shrek the Musical as well as several GREAT productions including Disney’s Newsies, Chicago, My Fair Lady, and many more!

Cadence Mix

Cadence Mix

Volunteer Actor

Cadence is a student at Sartell Middle school. She enjoys singing, acting, DIY projects and spending time with friends. Cadence has participated in several school productions as well as GREAT’s Akeelah and the Bee and The Rainbow Fish Musical.

Brandon Nordhues

Brandon Nordhues

Volunteer Actor

Brandon teaches high school choir in Sartell and works with The St. John’s Boys’ Choir.  He enjoys biking, Schitt’s Creek, musical theatre, and road trips. He is not only one of our volunteer actors, but has also been one of our music directors and accompanists. Brandon has  worked on several GREAT productions including Disney’s Newsies, Chicago, A Christmas Story, West Side Story and RENT.  

Kyle Seamans

Kyle Seamans

Volunteer Actor

Kyle is a logistics manager with Brenny Transportation. He has appeared in many GREAT productions including Chicago, Singin’ in the Rain, Shrek the Musical, White Christmas, The Secret Garden and many more! In his free time Kyle enjoys spending time with his family and gaming.

Luke Reber

Luke Reber

Volunteer Actor

Luke is a custom carpenter and no stranger to GREAT Theatre. He has appeared in several GREAT productions including The Little Mermaid, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Disney’s Newsies, The Brothers Grimm, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and many more! In his free time Luke enjoys ultimate frisbee, stormy days, and spending time in nature.

Megan Potter

Megan Potter

Volunteer Actor

Megan is a senior learning associate with Capital One. She has appeared in many GREAT shows including Hairspray, Singin’ in the Rain, A Christmas Story, White Christmas, Disney’s Newsies, and many more! Megan enjoys critiquing cheese curds, playing non-strategic board games, adding to cart, taking midday (or any time) naps, and redoing things Kyle (her husband) “helped” with.

Rick Cicharz

Rick Cicharz

Volunteer Actor

Rick is a retired teacher. He enjoys fishing, gardening, and theatre. He has appeared in many GREAT productions including Hairspray, Tarzan, Annie, Les Mis, Ragtime, Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and many more. He has also directed for GREAT and appeared in many other shows in the community. 

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