In this original adaptation of the beloved Charles Dickens classic, created as an immersive tour through St. Paul’s Church & grounds, the audience will follow Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future from location to location. Audiences will be guided from Scrooge & Marley’s to Bob Cratchit’s House to Mr. Fezziwig’s Christmas party (complete with figgy pudding and apple cider!).
This 50 minute version will be limited to 40 guests per show, and promises to be a unique, intimate, and unforgettable experience. Tickets, which also include figgy pudding and hot cider served during the play, are $35 for adults and teens (13+), and a limited # of lower-priced tickets ($20) will be allocated for each performance for children 12 and under. Patrons 21+ have the option to ‘spike’ their cider with rum or whiskey for an additional $5.
*** COVID protocols please read before purchase — For this production, face coverings for audience members will be required for the indoor portions of the play (weather permitting, approximately half of the scenes are indoor, and half are outdoor; in case of inclement weather, a fully-indoor version of the play will be performed). The fully vaccinated actors will perform the play without face coverings.
Proof for Vaccination or Negative Test Required for Entry: For this production, given the intimate proximity of the actors to the audience, for the safety and comfort of all patrons and performers, proof of completed vaccination or negative COVID-19 test is required for entry.
At check-in to the performance, patrons will need to provide a government issued ID AND one of the following: vaccination card (original, printed copy, or photo of vaccination card on a mobile device accepted), or proof of negative result from either a PCR or antigen COVID-19 viral test, taken within 72 hours of the event (printed copy, or digital result on a mobile device accepted). Over the counter tests are not accepted. Children 5 and older will need proof of vaccination or a negative covid test taken within 72 hours of the event. Children ages 4 and under will need to have proof of a negative covid test within 72 hours of the event.
The performance schedule for A Christmas Carol Experience is as follows: Wed Dec 15 @ 6:30 & 8pm, Thurs Dec 16 @ 6:30pm & 8pm, Fri Dec 17 @ 6:30pm & 8pm, Sat Dec 18 @ 11:30am, 1pm, 3pm, 6pm, 8pm, Sun Dec 19 @ 1pm.
Ebenezer Scrooge^: Steve Benko & Brian Crook, Jacob Marley: Peter Haynes, Ghost of Christmas Past: Sana “Prince” Sarr, Ghost of Christmas Present: Jeff Fulton, Ghost of Christmas Future: Robert Alexander, Bob Cratchit: Kevin Pelkey, Mrs. Cratchit: Lisa Dahlstrom* / Leslie Uhl**, Tiny Tim: CJ Newsom* / Suraya Noonan**, Fan: Nikki Adorante* / Sophie Pennock Collins**, Bonds: Jane Barnes, Fezziwig: Ben Brennan, Lily: Liz Graham* / Monique Castillo**, Martha Cratchit: Ainsley Dahlstrom* / Ainsley Novin**, Turkey Boy: Muhammad Sarr, Want & Ignorance: Emery Holden & Liam West, Mrs. Dilber: Angela Jackson, Mrs. Fezziwig: Marnie Kruse, Peter Cratchit: Britton McGrath, Miss Fezziwig: Ella Magnuson, Lily’s Sister: Marcelle Morrissey, Topper/Young Scrooge: Brodey Ott, Belle: Mia Tommnins, Belinda Cratchit: Bridget Brennan* / Amelia Uhl**, Fred/Young Scrooge: Garth West, Ghost Guides: Jennifer Faccenda, Emily Seanor, Genevieve Seanor, Carol Singers: Gillian Applebaum, Marnie Kruse, Marcelle Morrissey, Ken Skjevel, Violin Player: McNeil Johnston*
*Team ‘Figgy Pudding’ will perform on: Fri 12/17 @ 6:30pm & 8pm, Sat @ 6pm & 8pm, Sun @ 1pm
**Team ‘Cider’ will perform on: Wed 12/15 @ 6:30 & 8pm, Thurs 12/16 @ 6:30 & 8pm, Sat 12/18 @ 11:30am, 1pm, & 3pm^The role of Ebenezer Scrooge will alternate between two actors: Steve Benko and Brian Crook. Mr. Benko will play the role at the following performances: Wed 12/15 @ 6:30 & 8pm, Fri 12/15 @ 6:30 & 8pm, Sat 12/18 @ 11:30am, & 1pm. Mr. Crook will play the role at the following performances: Thurs 12/15 @ 6:30pm & 8pm, Sat @ 3pm, 6pm, & 8pm, Sun @ 1pm
PRODUCTION: Director/Scenic Design: Kevin Pelkey; Adaptation/Artistic Director FCS: Christy McIntosh-Newsom; New Music and Lyrics, Arrangements, Music Director: Clay Zambo; Choreographer: Lindsay Johnson; Costume Designer: Jessica Camarero; Executive Producer: Eli Newsom
FAQsAre there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?The show is great for all ages (infants not recommended / no strollers allowed on the tour). Must be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages (ID required)
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking at the St. Paul’s / Town Hall lot and surrounding streets, 661 Old Post Road for GPS.
What should I bring into the event?(1) Coats/jackets/gloves/scarves (weather permitting, approximately half of the play occurs outdoors.
(2) Proof for Vaccination or Negative Test Required for Entry, see above in protocols section for details.
(3) ID, if 21+ and desiring to ‘spike’ your apple cider with rum or whiskey
What’s the refund policy? No refunds with the exception of an unforseen cancellation of a performance, in that case a full refund will be processed if you aren’t able to attend a different or rescheduled performance. Due to the popularity of this event, we are unable to honor ticket/performance exchange requests. Please double-check performance date/time/cast list before purchase.
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