MONMOUTH BEACH — Lighthouse Productions will present the musical, “The Search for Christmas,” from Dec. 8-11 at Precious Blood Parish Center on Riverdale Avenue.
Shows will take place 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 11.
The original musical was penned by father/daughter team Russ Scalzo of Oceanport and Rachel Ryan of Tinton Falls.
The story follows a young genius named Mack, played by Ella Clemenko of Freehold, as she accidentally travels back in time and discovers something she has never known anything about — Christmas. The time she lives in is full of despair, and Christmas is a thing of the past. When Mack sees the past, she is determined, with the help of her friends, to change her present and future.
Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone for $10 or at the door for $12. Children age 5 and under attend free. All seating is general admission, and patrons will be seated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Santa Claus will also be available for pictures 30 minutes before showtime, and Mrs. Claus will be selling goodies at intermission. For more information, visit www.LighthouseStageProductions.com or call Stephanie at 732-397-3640.