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Christmas comedy to grace the stage at Lakes Area Theatre starting Dec. 2

Director Quincy Roers describes Sorry! Wrong Chimney! as a "funny, fast-paced comedy that will provide audiences with some uncomplicated laughter."

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Actors rehearse a scene for "Sorry! Wrong Chimney!" From left, Leah Drexler, Nick Zabroski, Lucien Cravens, Katelyn Tracy, on couch, Quincy Roers and KD Tomoson.
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ALEXANDRIA — A Christmas comedy with a seven-person cast will premiere on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Lakes Area Theatre's Fire Pit Production stage.

"Sorry! Wrong Chimney!" — written by Leo W. Sears and Jack Sharkey — is about a man trying to make extra money by working as a department store Santa to buy his wife a nice gift for Christmas. In order to keep what he is doing a surprise, he tells his wife he is working late, which goes well until she find out he isn't working late and begins to suspect another woman.

"I chose to do this play because it is a funny holiday-themed show that isn't the same Christmas shows that have been done over and over again," said Director Quincy Roers. "It is a light, funny, fast-paced comedy that will provide audiences with some uncomplicated laughter and joy for the holiday season."

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Nick Zabroski, left, stars as the main character, David Tuttle. And Katelyn Tracy, plays Natalie Weldon.<br/><br/>
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Roers says the audience can expect "hypnotism, the notorious Santa burglar Kris Kreigle and his gun-toting fiancée, and a confused policeman" to tell a "rollicking tale that is hilarious Christmas entertainment any time of year."

The show is anticipated to run for around two hours including an intermission.

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Cast

Samantha Tuttle - KD Tomoson
David Tuttle - Nick Zabroski
Natalie Weldon- Katelyn Tracy
William Weldon- Quincy Roers
Kris Kreigle- Lucien Cravens
Sheila- Leah Drexler
Policeman- Mike Roers

Crew

Director - Quincy Roers
Tech - Cherise Wales

If you go

WHAT: "Sorry! Wrong Chimney!"

WHEN: Dec. 2, 3 and 8 -10 starting at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Lakes Area Theatre, 4133 Iowa St.,108, Alexandria

TICKETS: $15 at the door but it is recommended to reserve ahead of time by calling 320-815-7664 or by emailing lakesareatheatre@gmail.com

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