Flat Rock Playhouse and Executive Producer, Pardee Hospital will kick off the holiday season with the Charles Dickens’ classic tale, A Christmas Carol on the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage beginning November 20th and running through December 21st. The perennial favorite literally comes to life on the stage in a spectacular new production featuring all the classic elements with a few new twists. It tells the story of bitter old miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation resulting from supernatural visits by Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. The industrial setting of 19th century England gives way to a story filled with hope and joy with original songs and amazing puppetry. All the well-known characters retell the magical and uplifting story from “Bah! Humbug!” to “God bless us, everyone!”
The cast is comprised of favorite Vagabonds from throughout the Playhouse 62 year history in partnership with 24 talented youngsters from the YouTheatre program learning alongside the professional actors. A Christmas Carol, a holiday tradition appropriate for all ages, is meant to be shared with your entire family with family accessible pricing and tickets starting as low as $10 each for children, 12 and under.
Amy Jones will return to Flat Rock Playhouse for her 16th consecutive season to direct the show. She has shared her talents at the Playhouse as an actor, director, and choreographer throughout her tenure. Dave Hart, YouTheatre Artistic Director will serve as Associate Director of A Christmas Carol working in partnership with the Mainstage productions thereby furthering our mission to celebrate our talented YT students with educationally valuable experiences.