Katie Phipps makes her 'A Christmas Story The Musical' debut

Kaden Hinkle and Katie Phipps, two young but seasoned Denver stage professionals, were chosen from a local audition to perform as part of the ensemble while the national touring production of A Christmas Story, The Musical plays The Buell Theatre.

In the video above, DCPA Senior Arts Journalist John Moore and Video Producer David Lenk followed Katie in the hour before she made her big entrance, through her actual appearance on the Buell Theatre stage on Dec. 22. Includes comments from young castmate Caroline Howard.

Watch Kaden Hinkle’s opening night video

Kaden’s week with the show is over. Phipps, 11, performs from Dec. 22-27 (the matinee performance only on Dec 27; no appearance on Christmas Eve).

Katie Phipps runs through a number in the dressing room just before appearing in ‘A Christmas Story, The Musical’ for the first time. Photo by John Moore. More photos below.

A Christmas Story, The Musical: Ticket information

  • Performances through Dec. 27
  • Buell Theatre
  • 303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE
  • TTY: 303-893-9582
  • Groups of 15 or more: 303-446-4829
  • Also: Purchase in person at The Denver Center Ticket Office, located at the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex lobby. Buy and print online at DenverCenter.org.
  • More new photos from A Christmas Story, The Musical in Denver:

    'A Christmas Story' in Denver


    Previous NewsCenter coverage of A Christmas Story, The Musical:

    Video: Denver friends wish Katie and Kaden well
    Denver, meet your Ralphie Parker
    Two young local actors join tour in Denver
    Video highlights from the show

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