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Fantasy Playhouse’s “A Christmas Carol” to open Dec. 2

HUNTSVILLE – The Tennessee Valley’s most beloved family holiday tradition returns to Fantasy Playhouse for two weekends only, Dec 2-4 & 9-11, at the Von Braun Center Playhouse! Back for the 32nd annual production of “A Christmas Carol,” audiences take a trip in time through the past, present, and future with the miserly Mr. Scrooge, whimsical Christmas Spirits, and all the colorful characters of London town. With more theater magic than ever before, this Charles Dickens classic will delight all ages as an inspiration to keep Christmas in our hearts all year long.

Dates: December 2-4 & 9-11

Times: Friday nights at 7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Sensory Friendly Performance: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m.

Where: Von Braun Center Playhouse, 700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, Ala. 35801

Tickets: $21 for Adults; $16 for Children ages 3-18. Children 2 and under are free if sitting on a lap. A lap seat ticket needs to be picked up at the Box Office just prior to the show. Group discounts of 10 or more are available.

Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, solitary businessman Ebenezer Scrooge receives a haunting visit from the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, in this classic Dickens tale. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future take Scrooge on a supernatural journey to show him what truly matters. Enjoy one of the greatest ghost stories of all time with your family this Christmas season!

Directed by Lena Austin. Based on the book by Charles Dickens. Adapted for the stage by Barbara Field. Original musical arrangements by Jervon Brandon Niska. Choreography by Stephanie Braly-Beutjer. Produced by special arrangement with Plays For Young Audiences and sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the City Arts and Cultural grant program through Arts Huntsville.

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