METRORail Riders Invited to Get Into Christmas Spirit

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Release Date:       Dec. 3, 2015

Once Upon A Time... TUTS Characters Hopped on the Red Line

A Christmas Story Rolls to Life on Light Rail

Costumed characters from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will hop onboard the Red Line Friday, Dec. 4, 2015!  Performers in the production of  "A Christmas Story: The Musical" will visit with passengers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and spread the word about how to purchase tickets to the holiday show.


The musical is based on the Warner Brother's movie, "A Christmas Story," and Jean Shepherd's book, "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash."


Editors Note:  The METRORail ride will begin at the Downtown Transit Center at 11 a.m. and continue along the Red Line to Northline Transit Center/HCC Station before returning to the Downtown Transit Center.  Media planning to cover this event should contact the METRO Press Office at 713-739-4040.


"A Christmas Story" tells of Ralphie’s

desperate quest to ensure an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle ends up under his tree.

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The production runs Dec. 8 -20 at the Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall.  METRO customers receive a 20 percent ticket discount on select days by ordering tickets online at or calling the box office at 713-558-8887 and using the promo code METRO.  Ride MetroRail to the Hobby Center.

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