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Readers Theatre brings Dickens’ ‘Scrooge’ to stage

Charles Dickens’ classic tale about the transformative powers of Christmas, “A Christmas Carol”. - Contributed art
Charles Dickens’ classic tale about the transformative powers of Christmas, “A Christmas Carol”.
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One night. Three haunting spirits, and a miserly miser transformed.

Charles Dickens’ classic tale about the transformative powers of Christmas, “A Christmas Carol”, comes to live in the next edition of San Juan Community Theatre’s Readers series: On Book!, with back-to-back performances, Friday, Dec. 21, and Saturday, Dec. 22.

Adapted by Charles Ludlam and directed by John E. Davis, the story, read and performed by island actors, features the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the original Grinch, who is haunted by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

Admission is free.

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Whittier Theatre; doors open at 7 p.m. For more info, 378-3210, or www.sjctheatre.org.

 

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