Project Shakespeare presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Seamus Malloy as the Ghost of Jacob Marley and Benjamin Michaud as Scrooge in Project Shakespeare’s “A Christmas Carol.”

Seamus Malloy as the Ghost of Jacob Marley and Benjamin Michaud as Scrooge in Project Shakespeare’s “A Christmas Carol.” COURTESY PHOTO

Published: 12-05-2023 9:00 AM

Modified: 12-05-2023 2:48 PM


Project Shakespeare brings its annual holiday production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” to communities throughout the Monadnock region this holiday season.

Adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, the production features 30 students ages 5 to 18 singing, dancing and sharing this story of love, family and redemption. The cast includes Louise Arsenault, Alexander Brand, Peyton Brand, Rowan Brand, Leila Burk, Counsel Chronopoulos, Tess Geana, Clover Heinzmann, Rye Heinzmann, Lillianna Helsel, Eleanora Kishinevsky, Ariella Leifer,  Lachlan Linn, Seamus Malloy, Abigail McKibben, Benjamin Michaud, Renzo Patterson, Lif Petrova, Ben Pipitone, Miranda Pipitone, Toby Pipitone, Clara Wirein-Rudy, Iris Wirein-Rudy, Emmy Ratcliffe, Faye Ratcliffe, Morgan Ratcliffe, Amelia Rosbach, Jem Russell, Corbin Sanders, Scout Sanders and Rinna Schmidt.

Performances are as follows:

-- Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m., The Park Theatre, 19 Main St., Jaffrey.

-- Friday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m., First Congregational Church in Rindge, 6 Payson Hill Road, Rindge.

-- Saturday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., Gathering Waters School (Lower School), 98 South Lincoln St., Keene.

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 – Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m., Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, 25 Main St., Peterborough.

-- Sunday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., First Church in Jaffrey, 14 Laban Ainsworth Way, Jaffrey Center

-- Friday, Dec. 22, 7 p.m., Dublin Community Church, 1125 Main St., Dublin.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under and may be purchased at the box office a half-hour prior to show. Project Shakespeare will also hold a holiday quilt raffle. Judy Michaud, a master quilter, is donating a handmade quilt. Tickets are $5 and $10 for three and may be purchased at all performances. For reservations and quilt tickets, send email to projectshakespeare@gmail.com.