Project Shakespeare brings its annual holiday production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to communities throughout the Monadnock region and beyond this holiday season. Adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, Christopher Commander will don Scrooge’s top hat in this year’s production featuring 20 students (ages 6- 18) promising a “Dickens” of a good time for the entire family fitting the holiday season.
Performances run Dec. 13 - 23 and include Saturday, December 14th at 7 pm at the First Church in Jaffrey in Jaffrey Center. For a complete list of performances go to projectshakespeare.org Current Season.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the box office 1/2 hour prior to the show.
Joining Mr. Commander’s Scrooge is the ensemble cast including Brooke, Molly and Sarah Wendy Burman, Kaia and Kaden Colby, Talia Droz, Abigail Hampson, Lilli Helsel, Grace Lewis, Helen Martynuska, Alyssia Maki, Harold Thomas McCarthy, Benjamin Michaud, Grace & Gabrielle Ramsden, Kadin Rinaldi, Aurora Sousa, Sophia Spingola, Anna Taylor, Ella Weinmann, and Katie Whitaker.
Proceeds from the performances will benefit Project Shakespeare’s theatre education programs including students traveling to Stratford, Canada and England to see world-class theatre and participate in theatre workshops led by professional actors. For more information visit the web site: projectshakespeare.org.