Oct 30-Jan 2.
2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
The Christmas Tree Ship
One Family’s Unsinkable Mission to Save Christmas.
A ship. A storm. And a Christmas tale of heroic proportions. This heart-warming inspirational new musical is based on the true story of Herman Schuenemann, known as Captain Santa, who goes down with his ship on a storm in Lake Michigan, leaving his widow to raise their daughters, run the family shipping business and continue her husband’s mission of giving away thousands of Christmas trees to the less fortunate of Chicago. Can she take on the doubters and naysayers, or will she break under pressures of widowhood, judgmental people, and the restrictive customs of the day? What Barbara Schuenemann and her daughter Elsie do to resurrect Captain Santa’s legacy is nothing short of a holiday miracle. Don’t miss this epic tale that will remind us all of the importance of tradition, kindness, and the joy of Christmas.
Oct. 30, 2020 – Jan. 2, 2021; 1 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm Shows; Tuesdays thru Saturdays