‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to The Grand Opera House 

December 7, 2009

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Billie Rampley
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MACON — Come celebrate the transforming power of the spirit of Christmas as you follow Ebenezer Scrooge on his magical journey in “A Christmas Carol,” when this vibrant production comes to The Grand Opera House in Macon. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. Tickets are $28 for adults, $22 for students or children and can be purchased through Mercer Ticket Sales at (478) 301-5470 or online at www.TheGrandMacon.com.

Ever since legendary theatre pioneer Charles Jones adapted the Dickens classic for
Nebraska Theatre Caravan nearly three decades ago, the national touring production of “A Christmas Carol” has delighted audiences across America. By artfully combining elements of spectacle, music and dance, Jones created a stage version that not only delights children, but also transports audiences of all ages on a magical journey right alongside Ebenezer Scrooge.

With all the warmth and comfort of a cup of Christmas cheer, “A Christmas Carol” is
packed with laughter, pageantry and gorgeous costumes. Every memorable detail of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol springs to life, from spine-chilling ghosts to heartfelt renditions of traditional British carols. Crotchety Scrooge, lovable Tiny Tim and all the fascinating characters that audiences have come to love make Charles Dickens’ enchanting story a treasured holiday event.

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s national touring production of “A Christmas Carol” has been an American holiday tradition for 28 years, entertaining thousands of families across the country. So join Ebenezer Scrooge on his unforgettable magical journey and his discovery of the true meaning of Christmas in a stage show that has become one of the most treasured family gifts of the season.

The Grand Opera House
A performing arts center of Mercer University, The Grand Opera House is a historic 1,000-seat theatre located at 651 Mulberry St. in downtown Macon, Ga. The Grand brings the very best in live, professional performing arts and entertainment to Central Georgia. In addition to its popular Broadway Series of nationally-touring productions and its GrandKids Arts Education Series for elementary, middle and high school students, The Grand hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. It is also home to the Macon Symphony Orchestra, the Central Georgia Opera Guild and The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia. For a complete schedule of upcoming performances, contact Mercer Ticket Sales at (478) 301-5470 or visit www.TheGrandMacon.com.
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