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‘A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail’ opens Nov. 24 in Amana

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 11:34 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 11:59 a.m. CST
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From left, Jeff Haffner of Cleveland, Ohio as Winnie-the-Pooh and Nicholas Hodge of South Amana as Eeyore in The Old Creamery Theatre for Young Audiences production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, opening Saturday Nov. 24 at 11. a.m. on the Main Stage in Amana. The show runs through Dec. 15. Call the box office for tickets and information 800-35-AMANA or 800-352-6262 or

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, Tiger, 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 presents “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail,” complete with lots of music and fun.

The show opens at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, on the Main Stage in Amana. The cast includes Jeff Haffner of Cleveland, Ohio; Ian Zahren of South Amana; Elizabeth Higbee of Tonganoxie, Kan.; 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. Saturdays; 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30; and 10 a.m. 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 the show are highly recommended. Call the box office at (800) 35-AMANA (352-6262) or visit

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