“Miracle on South Division Street” opens at SCMT 11/19

By | November 13, 2022

“Miracle on South Division Street” by Tom Dudzick to open at Swift Creek Mill Theatre on November 19th, 2022.

Pay-What-You-Can: November 17th, 2022
Preview: November 18th, 2022
Opening Night: November 19th, 2022
Closing Night: December 31st, 2022
Performances: Select Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays at 8:00 pm; Select Wednesday,
Saturday, and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM

“Miracle on South Division Street” finds the Nowak family, amidst the urban rubble of Buffalo’s
East Side, performing their unique Christmas ritual of gathering at the shabby old homestead to
commemorate the family “miracle”. According to legend, on Christmas Eve in 1942, the Blessed
Mother herself appeared to Grandpa in the family barbershop. Now Clara, the family matriarch,
happily tends the family heirloom, a twenty-foot memorial shrine to the Virgin Mary which
adjoins the house. As the play develops, daughter Ruth divulges her plan to finally “go public”
with the miracle by creating a one-woman Christmas Show about the sacred event. But during
the meeting, the entire family’s faith is shaken to the very core when a deathbed confession
causes the family legend to unravel. The results are heartfelt and hilarious!

Directors/Designers
Directed by Tom Width
Costume Design by Maura Lynch Cravey
Lighting Design by Joe Doran
Scenic Design by Tom Width
Technical Direction by Liz Allmon

Cast
Jimmy Nowak: Neal Gallini-Burdick
Ruth Nowak: Audra Honaker
Clara Nowak: Jacqueline Jones
Beverly Nowak: Donna Marie Miller

Ticket Information
Reserved tickets: $49
Special discounts: Seniors, Military, First Responders, Students
Ticket Link: https://www.swiftcreekmill.com/mainstage-performances


Dining Information
The meal served before performances of “Miracle on South Division Street” is inspired by the
setting and family themes of the play. Dining begins two hours before the start of the show.
Soup: Butternut squash soup, garnished with toasted pumpkin seeds, and optional bacon, or a
green salad with a choice of house made dressings
Main course: Slow roasted pork shoulder with blackberry barbeque sauce, kielbasa with
peppers, three cheese mac n cheese, green beans with tomato and onion, maple glazed sweet
potatoes
Dessert: Apple cobbler with vanilla cinnamon whipped cream or chocolate ganache crunch with
peppermint whipped cream
Matinee dining: 12:30 PM
Evening dining: 6:00 PM

Dining Tickets: $30 (including gratuity and tax)
Dining Ticket Link: https://swiftcreekmill.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=33

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