Poughkeepsie Girl, 11, Appearing In Off-Broadway Holiday Play

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- While most 11 year olds are at the mall shopping or having fun with friends during the school break, a Poughkeepsie girl is hard at work appear in the off-Broadway production of the “A Christmas Story: The Musical," according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Mackenzie Lewis is appearing in the off-Broadway production of " A Christmas Story: The Musical," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey. Photo Credit: PaperMillPlayhouse

Mackenzie Lewis, of Hyde Park, auditioned for the play earlier this year, never thinking she would receive the part, the paper said.

But today, the Haviland Middle School honor student is busy performing eight shows a week, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported.

The play, which continues through Jan. 3 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J., is the pre-teen's first off-Broadway play.

For more information about the play, visit here.

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