Cheaper by the Dozen
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Dec. 01 - Dec. 16, 2017

Suppose you’re an attractive high school girl and you’re not only a member of a large and unique family but your father is, in fact, one of the great pioneers of industrial efficiency. Then suppose he decides, for no apparent reason, to apply his unorthodox methods to you and the rest of your big family. The results are terribly embarrassing, funny and—it must be admitted—extremely effective! To Anne, however, the chief effect seems to be that of making them seem ridiculous to everyone else at school—especially to the boys! Dad pushes ahead with better organization for his large and delightful family. He puts up a chart for the young people to initial after completing each household task, uses a rung as an imaginary bathtub to demonstrate how to take a really efficient bath and appoints a utilities officer to levy fines on wasters of electricity. While the situations are often uproarious, there’s a serious reason. Dad has a heart condition, which he’s keeping secret. The children don’t understand them. Anne, the oldest, rebels. Both Dad and she are miserable at the lack of understanding between them. Then in a deft and moving scene, Dad becomes aware of how much Anne has grown up.

Cheaper by the Dozen
by adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilb
Gaslight Baker Theatre

December 01 - December 16, 2017
Gaslight Baker Theatre
216 South Main Street
Lockhart, TX, 78644

Friday & Saturday, December 1 – 16 @ 8 pm

Matinees Sunday, December 10 & Saturday, December 16 @ 2 pm 

Ticket Prices

Adult: $15.00
Senior: $12.00 (60+)
Students: $7.00 (up to 24 with ID)
Group Rate: $2.00 off for groups of 10 or more.

Please select a performance
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sat, Dec 2nd, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sat, Dec 9th, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Fri, Dec 15th, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sat, Dec 16th, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Sat, Dec 16th, 2017 at 8:00 pm