A Christmas Carol: The Musical Opens Friday

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Theatre and Music Departments of Chattanooga State present A Christmas Carol: The Musical Dec. 7, 8, 9 and 14, 15, 16. Performances on Friday and Saturday will be at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre, Chattanooga State, 4501 Amnicola Hwy. 

Tickets are $15. $10 children, seniors, and college students. Advanced tickets may be purchased at www.chattanoogastate.edu/theatre.

Review for A Christmas Carol: the Musical: 

A Christmas Carol: The Musical takes Charles Dickens classic tale and adds a fantastic score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once On This Island).   

You’ll see the “Bah! Humbug!” curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Follow the Cratchit family as they struggle to make ends meet.  We all know how this holiday story ends: with a joyous “Happy Christmas” from Scrooge.  Celebrate this holiday season with A Christmas Carol: The Musical at Chattanooga State. 

The cast includes: Elijah Brown, Rachel Burdyshaw, Landon Carpenter, Emma Christensen, Evan Coulter, Sarah Grayce Crouch, Grayson Davis, Jordan Davis,Maureen Davis, Stan Furlow, Gracie Gilbert, Rebecca Gilmore, Destin Henry, Alaina Hill, Olivia Kelly, Tessa Kelly, Shawanna Kendrick, Edward LaGuardia, Ryan Laskowski, Vivian Long, Austin Massey, Deb Meeks, Maddie Meier, Bryson Myrell, Richard Nichols, Acadia Phillips, Makayla Pippin, Jordan Pope, Genna Raborn, Lauren Rayhab, Caroline Ring, Micayla Rowan, Megan Ruiz, Jason Russell, Art Sanner, Rodney Strong, Miles White, Alyssa Whitesell, Layton Williams, and Taylor Williams. 

Jennifer Arbogast Wilson is stage and musical director.  Lindsay Fussell is choreographer. Nicholas Hartline conducts the 15-piece orchestra.  Costumes designed by Brenda Schwab. The set designed by Sue Christensen and Joseph Watts.  Pam Traynor is Technical Director.  Maggie Williams is Stage Manager.

For further information, please call 697-3246.  


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