Fall Drama

Shalom Christian Academy’s Torn Curtain presents

The Orphan Train
By Aurand Harris
Directed by Debbie Thomas

Produced by special arrangement with

Dates & Times:

Friday, November 13th - 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 14th - 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Ticket Prices:
Students - $3
Adults - $7
Children 3 and under are free - no ticket required.
Faculty/Staff/Board are free.
Christian Life Church
1400 Warm Spring Road,
Chambersburg, PA 17202

Nine orphaned, unwanted children aboard an "orphan train" that left New York City on May 28, 1914. These are their stories. The train travels to Midwestern towns in search of homes, any homes, anywhere for the orphans. There's Mary, Evie, spunky Pegeen, Annie and Little Lucy, a quiet one. Other orphans include Frank (who later goes by Frankie, as she’s a small girl), Raymond, Lucky, and Danny the song-and-dance boy. And there are the men and women hoping for children. The lonesome whistle wails as the train chugs between encounters of anxiety, laughter, wistfulness, rejection and acceptance. Eight stories unfold, each a memorable surprise. The Orphan Train is a charming heart-warmer by one of the legendary playwrights for children, Aurand Harris. What’s your story?

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