'I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas' opens

November 28 – December 23, 2023 @ Barter Theatre

• OPENING NOV. 28:The Barter Players present“I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas”on the Gilliam Stage, Abingdon, Va. It’s Christmas time at the Cincinnati Zoo, and everyone there eagerly anticipates the birth of Bella, the zoo’s first baby hippo. Seven-year-old Lois Jean, the zookeeper’s daughter, is especially excited—she’s counting on Bella to reunite her family in time for the holidays. Then the unexpected happens, and only one person can prevent tragedy. Will Santa arrive in time to save Bella—and Christmas? A musical adventure for the whole family. 276-628-3991, www.bartertheatre.com

Category: Theatre, Youth and Family