A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ “AChristmas Carol,” has enchanted audiences the world over with its simplemessage of Holiday joy. Ebenezer Scrooge, that most unrepentant and miserly offellows, is made to see the light as he survives a merciless battery ofrevelations by the ghosts of his own life: Jacob Marley and the ChristmasSpirits of Past, Present, and Future.
We are excited to welcome back Clayton Phillips to directand adapt this year’s production. Clayton’s impressive credits include directing “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” in forInternational and US tours. He has won awards for directing “Cabaret” and“Chicago” and “Slow Dance with a Hot Pickup.” This new adaptation ofDickens’ ever popular classic fills the stage with first class professionalactors, lush costumes, stunning sets and puppetry, song and dance, a heavy doseof humor, and a timeless message. With the music of 26 beloved traditionalcarols of the season woven throughout this classic tale, “A Christmas Carol” isthe perfect way to begin the holiday festivities in your community.
Our Company, Perseverance Productions, has been of spreadingcheer across the country from our home base in New Hampshire for several yearsnow. We only know only one way to tell this great theatrical tale--with 100% commitment,passion, humor, and dedication. As the British writer Samuel Johnson wrote:“Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.”
Celebrate the true Spirit of Christmas with this brand new,original production filled with haunting special effects and heartfeltsentiment. “A Christmas Carol” is delightful and thoroughly entertaining, it isthe perfect family holiday event. Filled with beloved music of the season,superb staging, and tremendous artistry, this Carol is a production you will beproud to bring to your venue!
Audiences all over the country raved about this productionlast season; countless testimonial quotes have been pouring in, and CMIEntertainment is pleased to represent it once again.
The cast and crew from A Christmas Carol were amazing towork with ... the performance was top notch: talented actors, detailed sets,traditional era costumes. The cast incorporated a local kids’ choir and thecommunity loved it! This is a spectacular show that delivers a classical,heartwarming tale that put the audience in the holiday spirit.
"The cast and crew from A Christmas Carol were amazing to work with ... the performance was top notch: talented actors, detailed sets, traditional era costumes.The cast incorporated a local kids' choir and the community loved it!This is a spectacular show that delivers a classical, heart warming tale that put the audience in the holiday spirit." — Amanda Horton, Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA
"I have never seen a better performance than the one put on by you and your talented crew. I hope you get to share this with many more audiences." — Mike Staggs, Shreveport, LA.
"The best ever, a new twist on an old classic … Our biggest show and the best crew ever!" — The Villages, Florida
"The show was Spectacular! Acting and singing were incredible, and the sound was perfectly balanced … moving the production with perfect motion. Well-delivered show and a solid production." — Chad Armel, Greensburg Happenings
"Kudos on a FINE production!" — Westmorland Cultural Trust, Greensburg, PA