Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s A Christmas Carol
See Charles Dickens’ most beloved holiday story, A Christmas Carol, as you’ve never seen it before.
This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is rich with thrilling ensemble music, alive with color and movement and is created to tell this great and enduring tale in a manner that people of all ages will enjoy. Woven throughout this classic tale are beautiful new arrangements and moving renditions of holiday songs such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Wassail Wassail, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Away in a Manger, Greensleeves, The Boar’s Head Carol and many more. Featuring a cast of 23 performers, live musicians, and Broadway-style scenery and costumes, audiences cherish this sumptuous holiday classic.
In this adaptation for the stage, one actor plays Ebenezer Scrooge. Each of the 24 member ensemble supports both the story and the music with exceptional ensemble singing and dancing, while each taking on a significant character as the story unfolds. The current directors and designers of this production do not attempt to stray from Charles Jones’ original concept. As stewards of the production they strive to convey to each company of players the integrity and the magic that are intrinsic to the piece.
“Not even the wonders of television could top what the Nebraska Theatre Caravan has done with the story of tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge.” – Los Angeles, California
“The sets, costumes and music are authentic to the period . . . the whole experience is sheer pleasure.” – Flushing, New York
“The performance was magical! . . . A dream program . . .” – Charleston, Illinois
“The performances, along with rich and colorful scenery and period costuming, all combined to create a Christmas flavor one could almost taste just by watching . .. and what a superior taste it was.” – Oshkosh, Wisconsin
“Everything about it was perfect. The show is, by far, the finest, most colorful evening of entertainment we have ever had.” – Mansfield, Ohio
“It was no humbug.” – Iron Mountain, Michigan
“ . . . for strong, beguiling family entertainment, you can’t do much better than this production.” – Denver, Colorado
“God bless them, every one, and please bring them back again next year.” – St. Charles, Illinois
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