Playmakers Readers Theatre: The Gift of the Magi
    Dates: December 22, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Price: $15 General Admission
    Location: The Candy Bank
    Address: 201 Carroll St., Mandeville, LA 70448
    Phone: (985) 893-1671

Playmakers, Inc. Community Theater closes its 2019 Readers Theatre series with The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. A single performance will take place on Sunday, December 22 at 2:00 PM at The Candy Bank, 201 Carroll St., Mandeville.

The Readers Theatre is an outreach project of Playmakers Theater, a series of staged readings from August to December 2019 at multiple venues in St. Tammany Parish (and beyond).

Tickets are $15 online and at the door. Readers Theatre is an adjunct program of Playmakers, Inc. and as such, productions are not included with season ticket passes. 

Performances are Sundays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at each venue unless otherwise announced (follow events on Playmakers' Facebook page).

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Talking With: A Collection of Female Monologues
by Jane Martin
Location: Women's Center for Healing and Transformation, 71667 Leveson St., Abita Springs

Sunday, September 22
The Guys by Anne Nelson
Location: Covington Firehouse Event Center, 525 N. Jefferson Ave., Covington

Sunday, October 20 - 2:00 PM
Ghost in the House by Mark Leonard
Location: Abita Springs Hotel, 22088 Ann O'Brien Lane, Abita Springs

Sunday, November 24 - 12:00 PM
God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza
Location: St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington

Saturday, December 7 - 2:00 PM
Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris
Location: Wharton's Green Room, 521 E. Boston St., Covington

Sunday, December 22 - 2:00 PM
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
Location: The Candy Bank, 201 Carroll St., Mandeville

Performance locations will be announced as events near. See website and/or Facebook page for current information including photos of past productions and cast announcements.

Playmakers' Readers Theatre program is a community outreach initiative of the nonprofit theater based in Covington, Louisiana. Through the performance of one-act plays, staged readings and other theatrical endeavors in unique performance spaces, the program aims to bring the joy and enrichment of live theatre into areas of Southeast Louisiana where it may not have reached before.

The 2020 series of productions will be announced in late 2019. Want to host a Readers Theatre event? Contact or message via Facebook.

Playmakers, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization founded in 1955. It is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

201 Carroll St.
Tel: (985) 778-2750
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Playmakers Readers Theatre: The Gift of the Magi