The re-opening of The Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point has caused quite a few not-so-dry eyes among the performers.

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The Shaken Not Stirred Players invite the audience to celebrate the laughter and joy of the season with a 1950s-style performance 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 8 through 17.

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The group will sing holiday classics while dressed in full costume inside a living room-like set. It will be hard for even the most Scrooge-like audience member not to join the revelry, with a fully staged and costumed holiday party unfolding before their eyes. You’ll find yourself joining them in song and remembering Christmases of days gone by.

Several area restaurants will offer a 15 percent discount for guests of the shows. Present your ticket at the Anchorage Tavern, Doc’s Place, Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar or Tavern on the Bay.

The performance will take place at the Gateway Playhouse, 738 Bay Ave., Somers Point. Tickets are $20 or $25. For more information, call 609-653-0553 or go to

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