‘Christmas Story – The Reason for Season’ returns to Merry on Main



The cast of the The Christmas Story-Reason for the Season are, from left, Tony Casias, Jolynn Casias, Jessica Maxwell, Jillian Barcomb, Cade Andrews, Bob Hunt, Melissa Sutherland Hunt, Patyn Swan and Rob Pearce. Director Robert Hurley is sitting in front. CADE ANDREWS | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The cast of the The Christmas Story-Reason for the Season are, from left, Tony Casias, Jolynn Casias, Jessica Maxwell, Jillian Barcomb, Cade Andrews, Bob Hunt, Melissa Sutherland Hunt, Patyn Swan and Rob Pearce. Director Robert Hurley is sitting in front. CADE ANDREWS | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

For the second year, Merry on Main presents a live production of “Christmas Story – The Reason for the Season” shown at Plestex Theatre on Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The play was spearheaded, produced and directed by Robert L. Hurley, assisted by Lucinda Vickers. This live production puts Christ in Christmas and features actors who play Jesus, Joseph, Mary, Peter, Herod, the Wise Men, Nicodemus and more from the Bible.

This live production is free and suitable for the whole family with a show run time of an hour. Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley felt that it was important to remember the reason for the season. He along with Lucinda Vickers and a wonderful cast have dedicated hours to practice to bring you a well-produced live performance that will put you in the true spirit of Christmas.

The cast members include:

Peter – Clyde Butter, Herod – Rusty Prasifka, Wise Man 1– John Ulbricht, Wise Man 2 – Rob Pearce, Wise Man 3 – Bob Hunt, Court Priest – Cade Andrews, Nicodemus – Tony Casias, Hannah – Jolynn Casias, Sarah – Payton Swan, Joseph of Arimathea – Sandy Locke, Jesus – Cade Andrews, Samaritan Woman – Morgan Winter, Mary (young) – Jillian Barcomb, Silent Joseph – Justin Maspero, Elizabeth – Jessica Maxwell, Mary (mature) at the cross – Melissa Sutherland Hunt, Ushers – Rylee Maspero and Sophia Del Greco.

While you are out being merry on Main Street, please take time to take your family, friends, neighbors, church groups to the Plestex at 2 or 4 p.m for “Christmas Story – The Reason for the Season.”

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