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A Class Act Productions Presents Three Le Wilhelm One-Acts for Christmas

(Poster design courtesy A Class Act Productions)

Is someone planning to rob Walmart on Christmas Eve? Find out by seeing A Class Act Productions' holiday show "The Great Walmart Christmas Eve Robbery and Other Christmas Stories!"  Come celebrate at the elegant 319 Downtown Event Center on West Walnut. Order delicious hors d'oeuvres and libations to be served at your table!   Performances are Thursday through Saturday Dec. 18-20 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $12.00, $10.00 for students.

George Cron, director of A Class Act Productions, says his dear friend, the late Le Wilhelm, "has written some very delightful, funny, as well as sweet and poignant, Christmas stories, so I compiled three of these and put them together."

In the "Walmart" story, an auto mechanic is struggling during the holidays, when his "lazy, conniving uncle (played by Kevin Keppy) comes up with the brilliant (?) idea that they should rob the Walmart on Christmas Eve because he heard that they're going to have low security that night!"

As for the "Other Christmas Stories" mentioned in the title, George Cron selected two other Le Wilhelm one-acts. The Road to Nineveh features two very lonely people in a diner who get to know each other "in a warm, friendly, romantic way." And Where the Snowflakes Bloom "deals with two homeless women and a very kind night watchman who lets them into the office building against (company) policy." 

For reservations or more information call A Class Act Productions at 417-766-3139, visit their Facebook page, or email