OUT IN THE CROWD: Christmas comes early with New London Theatre play

Christmas is coming early to New London Theatre, this year via an old, borrowed bus.

The Snellville community theater will celebrate Christmas Eve with the children of the Peaceful Valley Orphanage in the play “The Christmas Bus.”

If You Go

• What: “The Christmas Bus”

• When: Today through Nov. 21

• Where: New London Theatre, 2485 Main St. E. in Snellville

• Cost: $10 in advance and $12 at the door and students

with ID and children admitted for $8

• For more information: Call 770-559-1484 or visit www.newlondontheatre.org

Mrs. Frump, the orphanage’s director, has borrowed an old bus and has arranged for each of her charges to spend the holiday with a local family — but she hasn’t told the members of the orphanage’s board of trustees, who think Frump has gotten too old and too soft to manage the facility. Determined to carry out her Christmas plans, she and the children set out in the borrowed bus, picking up a passenger on an adventurous holiday ride.

New London Theatre will stage “The Christmas Bus” today through Nov. 21. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, call 770-559-1484 or visit www.newlondontheatre.org.