Magical Murphy Express all weekend long


Annual Christmas show continues through weekend

The Murphy Kids transform into elves for the annual Wilmington Savings Bank Murphy Express beginning Friday night and into this weekend. They are shown at this week’s dress rehearsal.

The Murphy Kids transform into elves for the annual Wilmington Savings Bank Murphy Express beginning Friday night and into this weekend. They are shown at this week’s dress rehearsal.


Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

Jenna Norman sings “When Christmas Comes to Town.”


Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

The Wilmingtones are bringing their talent to the Murphy Express.


Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

The Murphy Kids put the finishing touches on another number for the annual event.


Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Savings Bank Murphy Express has brought its annual energy into the Murphy Theatre, opening Friday with shows continuing Saturday and Sunday.

This year’s show features the Murphy Singers, Murphy Choir, Murphy Kids and the Murphy Flutes-n-Fiddles. Local groups will include: The Wilmingtones, under the direction of David Beck; the award-winning Fancy Free Cloggers, under the direction of Evie Poe; and the Falconettes under the direction of Jackie Anderson.

Joining the Murphy Christmas show for the first time are the students of Live Gracefully Dance Company, under the direction of Darcy Grey.

Shows continue Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale online at boxoffice@themurphytheatre.org.

The Murphy Kids transform into elves for the annual Wilmington Savings Bank Murphy Express beginning Friday night and into this weekend. They are shown at this week’s dress rehearsal.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/12/web1_murphy-4-2.jpgThe Murphy Kids transform into elves for the annual Wilmington Savings Bank Murphy Express beginning Friday night and into this weekend. They are shown at this week’s dress rehearsal. Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

Jenna Norman sings “When Christmas Comes to Town.”
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/12/web1_murphy-5-2.jpgJenna Norman sings “When Christmas Comes to Town.” Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

The Wilmingtones are bringing their talent to the Murphy Express.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/12/web1_murphy-2-2.jpgThe Wilmingtones are bringing their talent to the Murphy Express. Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos

The Murphy Kids put the finishing touches on another number for the annual event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/12/web1_murphy-1-1.jpgThe Murphy Kids put the finishing touches on another number for the annual event. Eileen Brady | Courtesy photos
Annual Christmas show continues through weekend