Friday, November 9, 2012

A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail Opens November 24

Jeff Haffner (l) as Winnie-the-Pooh;
Nicholas Hodge as Eeyore
Amana – It’s almost Christmas Day in the 100-Acre Wood but Eeyore has lost his beautiful tail and is even gloomier than usual. Can Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Owl, and the whole gang help find Eeyore’s tail in time for the Christmas party? Come and find out as The Old Creamery Theatre for Young Audiences brings you A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, complete with lots of music and fun.

The show opens Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage in Amana. The cast consists of Jeff Haffner of Cleveland, Ohio; Ian Zahren of South Amana; Elizabeth Higbee of Tonganoxie, Kansas; Nicholas Hodge of South Amana, T.J. Besler of Manchester, Kaitlyn Skaggs of Cedar Rapids, Jackie McCall of Marengo, and Eddie Skaggs of Cedar Rapids.

Directed by Sean McCall of Marengo, A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail runs through Dec. 15. Tickets are $8 per person and all seating is reserved. Show times are 11 a.m. on Saturdays; 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30; and 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4 and Thursday Dec. 6.

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail is based on the stories by A. A. Milne with book, music, and lyrics by James. W. Rodgers.

Walk-ins are welcome if seats are still available. Reservations for this show are highly recommended. Call the box office at 800-35-AMANA (352-6262) or visit us online at

The Old Creamery Theatre Company is a not-for-profit professional theatre founded in 1971 in Garrison, Iowa. The company has been bringing live, professional theatre to the people of Iowa and the Midwest for 41 years.

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