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Great Expectations

A show to gather around the holidays at Town Hall Theatre!

Town Hall Theatre “Lost & Found” Season 2018/19 continues with our holiday offering: the West Coast Premiere of GREAT EXPECTATIONS, an adventure-packed adaptation of the classic Dickens’ coming-of-age story by Gale Childs Daly. GREAT EXPECTATIONS will have 12 performances, including two previews, November 29 through December 16, 2018, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at

THT will host three Special Events for GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Opening Night gala on Saturday, December 1, 2018; LIT UP at Town Hall, a literary salon, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; and Theatre Club, our post-show talk-back with complimentary wine, on Friday, December 7, 2018. We welcome audiences to enjoy THT’s full bar and entertainment in our lobby one hour before performances.

”Flawless … a stunner on every level.” - Chicago Sun-Times On a bleak

Christmas Eve, in a marshy churchyard, an escaped convict grabs our hero, a young orphan named Pip, at knife point – and the boy’s life is forever altered! Pip’s act of kindness, and a mysterious benefactor, lead to a series of surprises as we follow Pip’s journey from rags to riches, through love and loss, and revenge to redemption. Along the way he learns some hard-earned lessons and ultimately comes to realize his great expectations. Six quick-changing actors portray dozens of curious and intriguing characters in Daly’s taut new adaptation of Dickens’ timeless classic novel. “ … a ‘must see.’ Add it to your winter bucket list.” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

SHOWTIMES: Nov. 29 – Dec. 16, 2018 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays @ 8:00pm Saturdays, December 8 and December 15 @ 2:00pm and @ 8:00pm Sundays, Dec. 9 and Dec.16 @ 2:00 PM CLOSES: December 16

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Nov 29, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

8:00PM - 10:30PM