Season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Opens with Live Radio Play "A
Christmas Carol" Dec. 2-4
Windsor, N.J. - The holiday season kicks off in Victorian
England at Mercer County Community's Kelsey Theatre. Actors
from The James Tolin Memorial Fund present Anthony Palermo's
adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol,"
on Friday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. and
8:00 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2:00 p.m. The show will be
performed as a live radio play circa 1940. Kelsey Theatre
is located on MCCC's West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
to director Brian A. Bara, this special production recreates
radio storytelling of the 1940s at its best - complete with
a live Foley sound effects crew - just as a studio audience
would have experienced it. All actors will take on multiple
roles. The cast includes Bara, along with Matty Daley of Toms
River, Damian Gaeta of Hamilton, Kathy Garofano of Morrisville,
Pa., Michael Lovett of Old Bridge, Sean McGrath of Churchville,
Pa., Madeline Patrick of Ewing, and Janet Quarterone of Flemington.
rehearsal for "A Christmas Carol" are, from left,
Mike Lovett, Damian Gaeta (narrartor), Kathy Garofana, Sean
McGrath (as Scrooge) and Janet Quarterone.
classic tells the tale of the one and only Ebenezer Scrooge
- the most famous miser of them all. Scrooge, who believes
Christmas is "humbug," has a change of heart after
being visited by four spirits on Christmas Eve. Also coming
to life in this family-friendly production are Marley, Bob
Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Fezziwig and the ghosts of Christmas Past,
Present and Future.
are $16 for adults, $14 for senior citizens, and $12 for children
and students. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Kelsey
Box Office at 609-570-3333 or online here.
Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available
next to the theater. For more information about The James
Tolin Memorial Fund, click here
or search "James Tolin Memorial Fund" on YouTube.
Partial proceeds benefit The Trevor Project.
a complete listing of adult and children's events for the
2011-12 season, visit the Kelsey
website or call the box office for a brochure.
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