Charles Dickens' holiday classic about Ebenezer Scrooge will be presented in a whole new way when the Kaleidoscope Family Series at SUNY Fredonia's Rockefeller Arts Center presents "A Christmas Carol" on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre.
This version of Dickens' beloved tale of Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the true spirit of Christmas will be presented as an interactive production by the DuffleBag Theatre Company. Selected audience members will be brought on stage to play various roles the story.
Since 1992, the "Nearly World Famous" DuffleBag Theatre has become one of the most celebrated companies in North America, thanks to its unique interactive storytelling productions.
The DuffleBag players return to Rockefeller Arts Center at SUNY Fredonia on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. with their production of “A Christmas Carol.” Tickets are available through the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office at 673-3501 or fredonia.edu/tickets.
The DuffleBag actors begin performances with the retelling of original adaptations of tales like "A Christmas Carol." Just when the audience becomes enthralled by the story, a twist is created.
Selected audience members are asked to come up on stage and join in the action.
The DuffleBag Theatre Company returns to Rockefeller Arts Center following its wildly popular sold-out performances of "Beauty and the Beast" in 2009 and "Peter Pan" in 2011.
With 13 different shows in its current repertoire, DuffleBag Theatre performs more than 600 times a year across Canada, the United States and internationally.
"A Christmas Carol" is approximately 60 minutes long and is recommended for ages 6 through 12. This Kaleidoscope Family Series event is part of the 2011-12 Lake Shore Savings Season. The series sponsor is the OBSERVER.
Tickets are available through the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office in the modular complex in the Dods Hall parking lot across from the Williams Center, by phone at 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928) or online at www.fredonia.edu/tickets.