Back by popular demand..Truman Capote’s charming tale returns to Provision Theater

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Provision Theater Company continues its 10th Anniversary Season with A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR, written by Truman Capote and adapted and directed by Timothy Gregory. The production will feature Nancy Baird as Miss Sook, Max Ganet as Buddy, and Colin Wasmund in multiple roles. 

Thanksgiving and Christmas mean something different to everyone. For seven-year-old Buddy, it means a new home and a new family. When his mother drops him off with her somewhat eccentric family at the edge of a small town, Buddy’s first friend becomes his best friend. He develops an unforgettable relationship with his elderly cousin, Miss Sook Faulk. The two find themselves on one amazing adventure after another, proving that friendship is the greatest gift of all. Based on the best selling books by Truman Capote, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR, center on the author’s early years growing up in Monroeville, Alabama. After becoming a literary sensation in his 20s, Capote still referred to his late cousin, a recluse who had never crossed the county line, as “an irreplaceable part of myself.”

A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR begins previews on November 20, with the opening performance on November 23. The show will run Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 3:00 pm through December 29 at Provision Theater, 1001 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL, 60608.

Provision Theater ticket prices range from $10 to $32 and include free parking. Groups

of 10 or more receive 10% off (adult tickets only).

For tickets, call the box office at 312-455-0066 or visit


Provision Theater Company is devoted to producing works of hope, reconciliation and redemption; works that challenge us to explore a life of meaning and purpose. Provision Theater Company has celebrated numerous Joseph Jefferson Award nominations for their critically-acclaimed productions of SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, SHADOWLANDS, THE HIDING PLACE, COTTON PATCH GOSPEL, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE, THE FOREIGNER, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY & THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR, THE SPITFIRE GRILL and BEAST ON THE MOON. Other highly praised productions include: SHAW VS CHESTERTON: THE DEBATE, FISH EYES, THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OF JONATHAN TOOMEY, BONHOEFFER’S COST, THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS, GODSPELL, SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, and THE GOSPEL OF JOHN.