Saturday, December 17, 2011

dec 18-20 | the christmas carol project

Just to show how non-competitive we are about the market for A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Vancouver, here's yet another chance to check out another company's adaptation! (Okay, maybe it helps that our CAROL is dark those days and CHRISTMAS PRESENCE is sold out.) Our friends at The Cultch are hosting their own version, THE CHRISTMAS CAROL PROJECT this weekend.

Most of us have seen at least one variation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on film and on stage. But at the top of our list is the long-running version by Brass Monkey Productions: The Christmas Carol Project.

An enchanting musical version of Dickens' tale, The Christmas Carol Project is a unique and captivating blend of classic literature and contemporary music.

Since its inception in 1996, The Christmas Carol Project has seen more than 60 performances, three tours, a CD and an award winning television special. The show features an extremely talented cast of Edmonton-based musicians who have created a collection of songs written from the perspectives of their characters. The cast includes Bill Bourne, Kevin Cook, Maria Dunn, Tom Roschkov, Terry Morrison, Al Brant, Dale Ladouceur & Bill Hobson. They have also been joined by narrators Richard Winnick (1996 & 1997), Kenneth Brown (1998 - 2009), Dave Clarke (2010) and are pleased to be welcoming a new narrator since 2011, Chris Humphreys.

Even though it's a story we already know, this classic tale warms the soul. There's just something impossible to describe about A Christmas Carol that entices us to experience the story every year. And again the year after that, and the year after that, and the...

December 18, 19 & 20, 2011 at 8PM
Where: Historic Theatre, The Cultch
Tickets: From $28! Call 604.251.1363

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