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It’s not too late to get into the Christmas Spirit with “A Christmas Carol” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Posted By Bill Larson On Thursday, December 20, 2012 @ 10:00 am In Arts and Leisure | No Comments

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – You have through Saturday to go celebrate Christmas at the Roxy Regional Theatre, with their production of the Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol. This wonderful Christmas story has become a yearly tradition at the Theatre and one that will keep you coming back year after year.

I watch this show every year and somehow The Roxy Regional Theatre manages to keep the story fresh, fun, and entertaining. They manage to do this through the addition of new songs, bringing in new actors, and by giving area children the opportunity to work on a professional stage.

Scrooge learns a Christmas lesson from Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre [1]

Scrooge learns a Christmas lesson from Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre

This years production again features the masterful acting talent of John McDonald as Ebenezer Scrooge. He is backed up by a one of the best Christmas Carol casts ever which includes Ryan Bowie, Kaitlyn Doughty, Leslie Green, Rob Rodems, Michelle Foletta, Colin Ryan, and Humberto Figueroa. The show is directed by Tom Thayer.

Christmas music always play a big part in Dicken’s A Christmas Carol and this year’s production is no exception. Songs in the performance include: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, A-Caroling We Go, Do You Know How Christmas Trees Are Grown?, The Christmas Candy Calendar, The Secret of Christmas, Christmas Children, Christmas Is Here, Silent Night, Don’t Save It All For Christmas Day, The Minister’s Cat, Since I Gave My Heart Away, and Caroling, Caroling.

The Ghost of Christmas past touches Ebenezer Scrooge's heart [2]

The Ghost of Christmas past touches Ebenezer Scrooge’s heart

Bob Cratchit with Tiny Tim [3]

Bob Cratchit with Tiny Tim

The acting is outstanding with John McDonald delivering a masterful Ebenezer Scrooge. Other standouts include Michelle Foletta as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Humberto Figueroa as Old Joe, and Colin Ryan both as Jacob Marly and Mr Fezziwig. The Cratchit Kids were rotated out from show to show, but the following kids participated: Gavin Berlyak, Lauren Mund, Ashley Knowles, Sydney Barksdale, Jesse Boyle as Martha. Truman Jepson, Scott Hall, Samuel Beals, Mitchell Wolfe, Christian Rieke as Peter. Cheyenne Deibert, Summer Aoki, Kourtni Cottrell, Whitney Flickinger, Madeline O’connor as Belinda. Roseanna Vaughn, Bella Rose Cargill, Nathanael Dorminey, Connor Harty, Dallas Harty as the loveable Tiny Tim. and Kaevon Burney, Ali Arnold, Emma Justice, Georgia Smith, Addisyn Bryant as the Street Urchin.

The Cratchit Family [4]

The Cratchit Family

Humberto Figueroa as Old Joe [5]

Humberto Figueroa as Old Joe

Christmas is about spending time together as a family and seeing Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre is the perfect way to do that, and to kick your Christmas spirit into overdrive. The show runs through December 22nd, playing Thursday at 7:00pm and Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm, with 2:00pm matinees on Saturday, December 22nd.

Tickets are $25.00 (adults) and $15.00 (ages 13 and under) and may be reserved online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org [6], by phone at 931.645.7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to curtain).

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