Posts Tagged ‘A Christmas Carol’

“A Christmas Carol” Comes to the Colonial Theatre [Berkshire on Stage]

Friday, December 9th, 2016

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Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 11th annual community production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Travis G. Daly, and presented for the sixth time at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. The production runs from Saturday (December 10) through Thursday, December 22.

Kate Maguire, BTG’s Artistic Director/CEO, says, “It is our pleasure to present this timeless story of redemption. You can be sure that the spirits arriving on stage will lift you towards the New Year.”

Celebrate the timeless holiday tradition of A Christmas Carol with the whole family, and revel in the joy and redemptive power of Christmas as told in the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser who is shown the error of his ways and reformed by four spirits. Journey back to Victorian England and experience the classic story filled with holiday carols and the wonderment of the season.

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“A Christmas Carol” Returns to Pittsfield, December 14-29 [Berkshire on Stage]

Friday, December 13th, 2013

A Christmas Carol

Berkshire Theatre Group will reprise its popular annual production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Eric Hill and Travis G. Daly and presented for the third time at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. A Christmas Carol is sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union, Guardian Life Insurance and founding sponsors: Blantyre, Country Curtains and the Red Lion Inn.

Revel in the joy and redemptive power of Christmas as told in the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser who is reformed and shown the error of his ways by four spirits. Journey back to Victorian England and experience the classic story filled with terrific turns and infused with holiday music.

This year’s production marks the biggest cast for BTG’s A Christmas Carol with 42 local talented actors. Eric Hill will return as director and in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, and Associate Education Artist, Travis G. Daly, co-directs. Returning BTG company members include Kathy Jo Grover, Ralph Petillo, Brian Plouffe, Gail Ryan, E. Gray Simons III, Christopher-Michael Vecchia, Jeff Wojcicki and Jonathan Young with Reggie Cooper and Courtney McLaren. Joining the community cast this year will be three of Berkshire Theatre Group’s Artists-in-Residence: Madeline Calandrillo, Lily Edward Christie and Jacob Gold with 28 Berkshire County children.

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Real Good for Free: “A Christmas Carol” @ the Palace Theatre, 12/19/09

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Take a break from your hectic holiday shopping and stop by the Palace Theatre in Albany at 6pm on Saturday (December 19) for a very special holiday screening of the classic 1938 film version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” starring Reginald Owen as Ebeneezer Scrooge.

The film is just 69 minutes long, and, yes, admission is free.

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