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"Miracle on 34th Street" cast q:ihosen; discount tickets offered It may be too soon to start counting days before Christmas, but members of Second Street Players have started the count- down until their holiday produc- tion of "Miracle on 34th Street," which opens Thanksgiving week- end. This is a state premiere of the stage adaptation of the classic sto- ry which has only been seen as a motion picture. Tickets are now. on sale with a discount ticket price offer avail- able until Nov. 15. Debbie Tap- pan, Players managing director, said that there is a $1 discount on each ticket purchased by that date. The theatre group also set special children's prices for the holiday show. Adult tickets are $10 and for children 12-years-of-age and younger, $5. Tappan said, "We expect that this will be a very popular show, and we encourage people to pur- chase their tickets as soon as pos- sible to avoid disappointment. We chose to cut the price of children's tickets to make it easier for fami- lies to come together. "We also changed the time of our evening performances to 7:30 p.m. to better accommodate fami- lies with younger children." Show dates are Nov. 28, 29 and 30 and Dec. 5, 6 and 7; Friday and Saturday performances are 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees are 3 p.m. Reservations are being taken by advance sale, and those reserving tickets are asked to mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope along with a check for the number of children and adult tickets need- ed for the date that they wish to at- tend. The mailing address is Sec- ond Street Players, P.O. Box 470, Milford, DE, 19963. Director Kenney Workman re- cently cast the show, and he said that he is delighted with the group of actors that will appear in "Mir- acle on 34th Street." "We have people who will be familiar to our audiences and some new actors who are going to add so much to this production," he said. "I loved all the children who auditioned, so we are going to write all of them in, one way or another. The adults are all experi- enced and talented. "I am excited about the show." The show follows the movie plot of a little girl's search for the stability and love of a family home. Her chance meeting with a kindly gentleman who knows ex- actly who the real Kris Kringle is opens her eyes to the wonders of hope and faith. Her mother uses a tough exteri- or to cover her true fragile feel- ings, but Kris Kringle and a tender and determined suitor make sure that the young mother and every- one else knows the true meaning of Christmas by the time the final curtain falls. Appearing in "Miracle on 34th Street" are Jaime Bahder, Tyler Twilley, Rosie Seagraves, Becky Chambers, James Keegan, Bill Rable, Dan Gaffney, Jean Savoy, Becky Craft, Don Parkhill, Trish Herholdt and Rosanne Pack. Additional children who fill out the cast are Toni Van Gorder, Taylor Rigby, Misha Frazier, Skye Mullarky, Brogan Honey- King and Jeremy Mulrooney. Second Street Players River- front Theatre is at 2 S. Walnut St., Milford. The theatre is accessible to those with disabilities. For information, call 422-0220. The theatre group is supported in part by the Delaware Division of the Arts and the National Endow- ment of the Arts. BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER Come In Costume to our one-of-a-kind "HALLOWEEN GHOST TRAIN" Friday, October 31, 1997 - 6 p.m. You'll enjoy our Spooky Murder Mystery Now taking reservations for: "LUNCH WITH SANTA" Friday, December 7th Noon NEW YEARS EVE DINNER PARTY Pipe Out The New Year In Style! -- Call For Information BOARD 5 p', ' E 6 P.' $49;-g I PER PERSON CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 17 - October 23, 1997 - 73 ighthouse estaurant At Fisherman's Wharf in Lewes. 645-6271 Dinner Daily from 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dinner from 4 p.m. Drawbridge Bar Special MONDAYS. $2 BURGER b FRIES Open Friday throuc h Monday, 7 a.m.- 9 ).n"