A Christmas Carol

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Sun, Dec 18 at 2 and 7pm

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan, the professional touring wing of the Omaha Community Playhouse, returns to Clearwater with its delightful stage production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol, playing at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 2 and 7 pm.

This fully staged musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale has become a Yuletide tradition. The story was adapted for the stage by Charles Jones, former executive director of the Omaha Community Playhouse in Omaha, Nebraska. The Caravan has been touring this adaptation of A Christmas Carol since 1979. It is one of the most widely viewed productions of the Dickens tale in the nation, annually performing for over 100,000 people in over 60 cities across the country.

A cherished tradition, this is the longest-running touring production of A Christmas Carol features a spirited ensemble of 23 performers who bring Dickens’ fable of redemption to life on a magical set created by noted designer James Othuse. A full array of timeless carols such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Away In a Manger and Here We Come A-Wassailing are interwoven within this beloved Dickens classic, Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future guide Scrooge on a journey of redemption as he discovers the spirit of Christmas and a new life filled with joy and love.