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December 3, 2008

Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at Freemasons' Hall starts Friday, Dec. 5

The cast (clockwise from the upper left) Mrs. Cratchit (Nicole Armbrister), The Narrator (Gary Harrell), Bob Cratchit (Nick Howrey), Spirit of Christmas Present (Billy Bennett), Elizabeth Scrooge (Lauren Lay), Spirit of Christmas Past (Josh Veatch), Aunt Frieda (Kim Miller), the Lass who fetches the turkey, (Jarin Harrell), and Tiny Tina (Parris Coppinger), present a dramatic one-act stage adaptation by Bob Rini of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The show is produced by the Stage Actors' Workshop and is being performed at The Freemason Hall Theater, 525 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. Performances are December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, & 28. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 pm, and Sunday matinees begin at 2 pm. The play will be followed by a Holiday Variety Show performed by the cast and including opportunities for audience participation. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $6 for seniors, students, and veterans, and $4 for children 12 years-old and younger. The show is directed by Bob Rini. Call the Workshop at 201-3436 for information, and directions. Reservations are not needed. Casual dress.

NOTE: Masons and Families admitted free with donation to the Freemasons' Hall Fund.

The Workshop's stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens' holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol" was inspired from the original novel. The well known scenes portraying all the characters are included to tell the story of the miserly employer who comes to understand the spirit of Christmas with the help of some spiritual intervention.

The show is followed by a holiday variety show. Cast members sing, tell holiday stories, reminisce about personal holiday experiences, and along the way invite audience participation. The Stage Actors’ Workshop considers their Holiday show to be the highlight of their performance season.

The Stage Actors' Workshop is a not-for-profit community theater acting company comprised of talented people who do theater for the love of it. Their mission is to bring to the public live stage shows that are entertaining and educational at a cost that will not break the family budget. Children 12 years-old and younger are always admitted for only $4 with a paying adult. Bob Rini has served as the company’s artistic director since its inception in 1998. They offer affordable acting classes for adults and children. More information may be obtained by e-mailing them at saw_theater@yahoo.com

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