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Parker Family (from left): Langdon Ogburn as Ralphie, Andrea Schulz Twiss as Mother, Bill Yates Jr. as The Old Man, Carter Godwin as Randy (photo by Curtis Brown for NCT)

“A Christmas Story” Could Become a New Triangle Yuletide Tradition

This rib-tickling rendition of “A Christmas Story” may well have started a new Triangle tradition. Indeed, “You’ll shoot your eye out” may become as familiar a Yuletide slogan in these parts as “Bah! Humbug!” and “The glass slipper fits!”

Parker Family (from left): Langdon Ogburn as Ralphie, Andrea Schulz Twiss as Mother, Bill Yates Jr. as The Old Man, Carter Godwin as Randy (photo by Curtis Brown for NCT)

Beloved Classic “A Christmas Story” Opens on Dec. 7th

Written by Jean Shepherd and adapted by Philip Grecian, “A Christmas Story” follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Goldblatt’s Department Store. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out.”