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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Chambersburg, PA- Chambersburg Community Theatre, Inc. (CCT) will present the beloved holiday classic The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, December 5-9 at the historic Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg. Shows are at 7pm Wednesday through Saturday, and at 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets are available through the Capitol Theatre Box Office, located inside the main theatre lobby, Mondays-Fridays, 11 am-5:30 pm or by calling 717-263-0202. Tickets will also be on sale beginning one hour before each performance; however, advanced reservations are recommended to guarantee good seats. Ticket prices are $10 for adults age 18 and older, and $5 for children and students under age 18 (no other discounts or coupons will apply). Additional Capitol Theatre handling fees will apply to all ticket sales.
Written by Barbara Robinson and directed by Deelana Kennedy, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is the hilarious story of the efforts of a woman & her husband to put on the annual church Christmas pageant, despite having to cast the horrible Herdman kids - probably the meanest, nastiest, most inventively awful kids in the history of the world. The Herdmans terrorize the entire cast and create chaos, but in the end everyone gains a new perspective on what the Christmas story is really all about.
Angela Reid will portray Grace Bradley, Darrell Stansbury will play her husband, Bob. Their children will be played by Rebecca Berry as Beth and Levi Martin as Charlie. The Herdman kids will be played by Randy Hosier as Ralph, Kelsey Peterson as Imogene, Seth Reid as Leroy, Tyler Eby as Claude, David Jeu as Ollie, and Abigael Bellows as Gladys. Other child cast members include Kayleigh Smith as Alice Wendleken, Allison Shapiro as Elmer Hopkins, Cheyenne Diller as Hobie, Savannah Diller as David, Grace Shaffer as Beverly, Annabelle Garman as Shirley, Rhyan Janae Zeek as Juanita, Vasia Balafoutas as Doris, and Katie Stansbury as Maxine. Adult cast members include Sherry Jeu as Mrs. Armstrong, Elizabeth Keene as Mrs.Slocum, Tressa Bellows as Mrs. Clark, Kendra Berry as Mrs. Clausing, Dotti Potts as Mrs. McCarthy, Mike Kennedy as Rev. Hopkins and Mr. Shaffer as a fireman.
The Angel Choirs include Lindsey Jo Horridge, Ella Pisle, Diamanta Rideout, Meghan Davis, Tara Harmon, Brock Harmon, Bailee Vink, Michala Shank, Lee Garman, Maggie Peiffer, Simon Peiffer, Eliza Bellows, Laura Jeu, Evelyn Travis, Aubrei Swackhammer, Emma Chapman, Hakeem Champion, Samantha Franklin, Emma McDowell, Shannon Quinn, Samantha Huber, Tayla Appleby, Tawnee Appleby, Makayla Murray, Hannah Kennedy, Hana Bellows, Tahra Kennedy, Grace Shapiro, Hannah Longacre, and Rebecca Hosier.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church. For more information about St. Paul, please call the church at 717-267-3085 or see the website at
Chambersburg Community Theatre, Inc. is the resident theatre company of the historic Capitol Theatre. One of the oldest, continuously operating community theatre groups in the state of Pennsylvania, CCT's mission is to entertain, educate and increase community awareness of the performing arts. For more information about CCT and its programs, please contact the CCT office at 717-263-3900 or or visit the website at

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