Christmas play at Mountain Bible

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The cast of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever includes Brooke Jones, Cody Hawley, Lainey Althoff, Gracie Johnson, Cameron Mathews, Amber Hennessey, Genesis Keahey, Trinity Lowery, Auggie Johnson, Arielle Blanco, Emma Austin, Madison Plante, Kyndall Hatch, and Bella Pangallo, Emma Lashua, Bella Conti, Hazel Rensch, Ezra Rodriguez, Jackson Beeson, Anthony Pangallo, Alan MacKay, and Azlan Blanco, as well as professional performers, Catherine Blanco, Patti Lawrence, Don Clouston, and Adriane Blanco.

Renewal Performing Arts presents the theatrical production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” featuring more than 25 Payson actors.

In this Christmas tale, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant are faced with casting the Herdman kids — the most awful bullies in the neighborhood.

Performances are at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 at Mountain Bible Church, 302 E Rancho Road.

Tickets are a $5 suggested donation.

Renewal Performing Arts is dedicated to presenting family-friendly entertainment while providing training opportunities for aspiring artists in Payson.

For more information and upcoming performances, visit

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