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Randy, played by Bryce Kraker, is not very happy as he gets ready for school in the Alexandria Area Arts Association’s production of A Christmas Story, set to run December 6-15. (Contributed)

A Christmas Story harkens back to simpler times

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The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) presents Jean Shepherd’s A Christmas Story December 6-15 at the AAAA Theatre in Alexandria.


Based on Shepherd’s memoir and the 1983 award-winning film, the story follows 9-year-old Ralphie, living in middle-class 1940s America, as he narrates his quest to get the ultimate Christmas gift: a Red Ryder BB gun.

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