"Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to." It's a timeless message from a classic play, Miracle on 34th Street
. The holiday hit that has captivated countless families runs November 20th to December 13th at The Farmington Players Barn Theater in Farmington Hills. Tickets are available at farmingtonplayers.org or at the box office, (248) 553-2955.
The show is based on the novel by Valentine Davies
that inspired one of Hollywood's most beloved Christmas films. Tony Semanik of West Bloomfield plays Kris Kringle, the real Santa Claus
, who is hired to pose as himself at Macy's. The magical man soon taps into his joyous spirit to inspire everyone, including a cynical young girl Susan Walker (Nina White of Grosse Pointe Park) and her mother Doris (Sue Rogers of West Bloomfield). However, when Kringle insists he is the "real deal," critics question his sanity, and eventually drag him into court,