Greeley Garage Sale Theatre welcomes Rob Walker back for his second directorial production!
Ghost Stories for Christmas
featuring works by Charles Dickens, M.R. James, and W. W. Jacobs
Directed by Rob Walker
Adaptations by Rob Walker and Daniel Mothershed
Ghosts? Really? At Christmas
from Why Do People Tell Ghost Stories on Christmas?
by Kat Eschner
When the night grows long and the year is growing to a close, it’s only natural that people feel an instinct to gather together. At the edge of the year, it also makes sense to think about people and places that are no longer with us.
Thus, the Christmas ghost story. Its origins have little to do with the kind of commercial Christmas we've celebrated since the Victorian age. They’re about darker, older, more fundamental things: winter, death, rebirth, and the rapt connection between a teller and his or her audience.
The darkest day of the year was seen by many as a time when the dead would have particularly good access to the living...
Thursday and Friday
December 5 & 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 at 2:30 p.m and 7:00 p.m.
$15 for adults
$10 with student ID
Shows will be presented at Atlas Theater, 709 16th Street