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Mendo Lake Family Life

A Boy’s Christmas Quest

Oct 29, 2019 01:32PM
It’s Depression-era Indiana and a 9-year-old boy longs to find a certain present under the Christmas tree. Such is the beginning of the 1983 film A Christmas Story, a holiday classic since its release. Based on a book by Jean Shepherd, the nostalgic comedy was, in 2000, turned into a play, which the Ukiah Players Theatre in Ukiah will be bringing to its stage November 21–December 8. Shows will be held Thursdays through Saturdays (except November 23 and 28) at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at