The Gift of the Magi

& The Winter's Tale

The Gift of the Magi

Adapted by Jon Jory

Based on the Story by O. Henry

This production will be presented by a JP Acting Class.

The Winter's Tale

Adapted by Dr. Daniel McInerny

Original Story by Shakespeare

This production will be presented by the JP Shakespeare Company.


  • In-school Performance (The Gift of the Magi only): Thursday, December 6, at 11:30 a.m.
    • The in-school performance is free of charge. Please email to reserve your seats.
  • Community Performance (The Gift of the Magi & The Winter's Tale): Friday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m.

Doors open 30 minutes before scheduled start time.

Tickets for the Community Performance

  • $5 for student tickets (General Admission)
  • $10 for adult tickets (General Admission)
  • Tickets may be purchased online. Remaining tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the show.

Synopsis of "The Gift of the Magi"

This heartwarming romantic comedy, narrated by a group of Christmas carolers, tells the story of Della and Jim, who are desperately in love with each other but also very poor. In their attempts to buy each other proper Christmas gifts, a strange twist of fate leads the couple to find the perfect gifts for one another -- but at an unexpected cost. Though they may not have the perfect Christmas, the couple learns about the importance of the gift of love in this beautiful adaptation of the story by O. Henry.

The Gift of the Magi is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (