“A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas”

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Thu, Dec 24 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fri, Dec 25 All day

Sat, Dec 26 All day

Sun, Dec 27 All day

Mon, Dec 28 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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On Demand

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The cast and artistic team from our 2019 production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play reunite for a free special presentation of the Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas.” The performance will feature live original music by Santa Barbara musician, Douglas Clegg as well as live foley sound effects.  Directed by Brian McDonald, audiences will hear Dickens words come to life with the cast of 5 playing all the beloved characters. 

 The event will also feature a free 12-minute pre-show lecture about Charles Dickens and the history of “A Christmas Carol” with retired UCSB professor, Simon Williams. This performance will be available to stream on demand from December 24, 2020 at 5PM PST through Monday, December 28 at 12PM PST. Tickets for this event are free but you must register to receive access by visiting: https://etcsb.org/whats-on/streaming-events/ 


The cast includes, Teri Bibb (Christine in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera), Louis Lotorto (The Royal National Theatre’s American Tour of An Enemy of the People), Matthew Floyd Miller (ETC’s production of 39 Steps and Measure for Measure), Hannah Tamminen (Richard II and The Merry Wives of Windsor at Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival), and Peter Van Norden (ETC production of Crime and Punishment) as Scrooge. The production is directed by Brian McDonald with foley sound effects by Jeff Gardner and music by Doug Clegg.    


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