CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Inspired by the 1951 film version • Adapted by Bruce Goodrich
Directed by Jeremy Lewis
November 20 - December 13, 2015
8:00 pm: November 20, 21, December 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12
2:00 pm: November 21, 22, December 5, 6, 12, 13
Tickets: $14 • $12 Titan Discount (all tickets are $14 at the door)
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The family Christmas classic, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, runs November 20-December 13, 2015 in the Young Theatre, located in Clayes Performing Arts Center. The adaptation is inspired by the 1951 film version, adapted by Department of Theatre and Dance Chair Bruce Goodrich and directed by Jeremy Lewis.
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published in 1843 and it is the first time Cal State Fullerton has produced this holiday favorite featuring Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and a host of Christmas ghosts hoping to change Scrooge’s greedy ways and show him the true meaning of the holiday season. Author Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, England in 1812, became a reporter for a local paper and by the age of twenty-one started publishing humorous short stories. Critically acclaimed for Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities, he is also known for American Notes for General Circulation, The Chimes, Cricket on the Hearth, Hard Times and Little Dorrit.
Director Jeremy Lewis is a professional director with an MFA from Cal State Fullerton whose past directing work includes Kiss Me, Kate, The School for Lies, Twelve Angry Jurors and Spain. Assistant directing credits include works at The Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and The Kennedy Center Playwrights Conference. He recently assistant directed at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. aside Jeff Calhoun (director of Newsies on Broadway).
The cast of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol includes Jack Lewis as Tiny Tim, Chet Lewis as Errand Boy, Adin Rudd as Stock Boy, Alli Schynert as Belle, Allie Revelino as Mrs. Dilbar, Annie Jo Accetta as Martha, Anyssa Navarro as Mrs. Flora, Christina Morris as Mrs. Cratchit, Christopher Shaw as Jacob Marley, Eric Steven Flores as Young Ebenezer, Jake LaRosa as Samuel Watkins, Jason Hughes as Mr. Snedrig, Jeremy Leochner as Ghost of Christmas Present, Joseph Daniel Zavala as Ebenezer’s Father, Julie Davis as Belinda, Kelly Rosales as Fred's Wife, Kelvin Rhodes as Mr. Rosebed, Madison Anderson as Waiter, Mathew Yepez as Fred, Matt Dunn as Young Jacob Marley, Miguel S. Torres as Ebenezer Scrooge, Monique Magpayo as Poorhouse Woman, Olivia Pence as Mary, Paige Sherman as Ghost of Christmas Past, Ricky Abilez as Mr. Jorkin, Rosie Rodriguez as Fan, Sean Flanagan as Mr. Pepper, Siena Marilyn as Charwoman, Stephanie Smalley as Mrs. Pepper, Zach Yeates as Mr. Fezziwig and Zachary Guy Gnatek as Bob Cratchit.
Scenic Design is by Mauri Anne Smith, Costume Design is by Michelle Kincaid, Lighting Design is by Ben Hawkins, Sound Design is by Christina Perez and Hair/Makeup Design is by Chauna Goldberg.
Clayes Performing Arts Center Box Office is open M-F from 11AM-5PM, and one hour prior to performance.
Titan discounted tickets are available until 5 p.m. the day of performance (weekend performance tickets must be purchased by 5 p.m. Friday). Box Office Phone: (657) 278-3371
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