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Event Series Event Series: The Christmas Schooner

The Christmas Schooner

November 25 @ 7:30 pm

Based on the historic Great Lakes voyages of Christmas tree ships during the late 1800s and early 1900s, The Christmas Schooner tells the true story of a Michigan shipping captain who braves the deadly winter weather to bring Christmas trees to homesick German-American families in turn-of-the-century Chicago. His voyages become a yearly tradition, despite his wife’s misgivings – until a fateful voyage makes her realize the true importance of his mission. A timely and stirring tale of love and loss, The Christmas Schooner reminds us of tradition, family, and responsibility. All ages will enjoy this musical featuring a moving story and an exquisite score of both original music and traditional holiday favorites. PLEASE NOTE- this show contains emotional content.


Old Town Playhouse
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Grand Traverse


Old Town Playhouse
148 E. 8th St
Traverse City, Mi 49684 United States
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