Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, will open at The Talent Box, a non profit community theatre, 244 N. 4th Street, Wills Point, on Friday, December 05, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. for regular seating. Other regular seating performances will be Saturday, Dec. 06, Friday, Dec.12 and Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees are Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held following the performance opening night. Patrons can meet the cast and enjoy light refreshments. THERE ARE NO DINNER THEATRE PERFORMANCES DURING THIS PRODUCTION.
Admission for all performances, $10.00 for Adults, $8.00 for Seniors and Students, and $5.00 for Children 12 and under. Reservations may be made by calling the theatre, 903-873-8945. Leave your name, telephone number, date of performance you wish to attend and the number in your party. Your call will be returned. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting the web site, www.thetalentbox.org and follow directions.
Virginia Reid-Yost of Terrell will direct the play. She has chosen the following cast to entertain you. James Phillips of Wills Point will play Ebenezer Scrooge, Trace Hall of Wills Point will play Marley’s Ghost, Dwight Brimer of Fruitvale will play Bob Cratchit, Melinda Bass of Wills Point will play Mrs. Cratchit, Brianna Hatcher of Canton will play Martha Cratchit, Trace Brimer of Fruitvale will play Peter Cratchit, Charity Davis of Mineola will play Belinda Cratchit, Hayden Foltz of West Tawakoni will play Edward Cratchit, Jessica Bass of Wills Point will play Elizabeth Cratchit, Joseph Bass of Wills Point will play Tiny Tim, Kelly Ferris of Wills Point will play Mr. Oliver, Solicitor, Laura Bass of Wills Point will play Spirit of Christmas Past, Cameron Hatcher of Canton will play Young Scrooge, Peter Thorpe of Wills Point will play Schoolboy George, and Kendra Barker of Wills Point will play Fan, Scrooge’s sister.
Mr. Fezziwig will be played by Kevin Gibbs of Wills Point, Mrs. Fezziwig will be played by Deborah Gibbs of Wills Point, Apprentice Scrooge will be played by Damion Collins of Wills Point, Charlotte, Scrooge’s Fiance will be played by Monica Davis of Mineola, Spirit of Christmas Present will be played by Ronnie Adams of Terrell, Spirit of Christmas Future will be played by Trace Hall of Wills Point, Joe, Fence for Stolen Goods will be played by Henry Bates of Wills Point, Charwoman will be played by Vivian Sims of Wills Point, Laundress will be played by Devynne Pazos of Wills Point , Undertaker’s Man will be played by Doug Bass of Wills Point, Fezziwig Guests will be played by Virginia Davis of Mineola and Abigail Thorpe of Wills Point, Fred, Scrooge’s Nephew and Apprentice, Dick will be played by Austin Roberts of Wills Point, Fiddler will be played by Eliot Nychka and Aiden Nychka of Wills Point.
The story: Ebenezer Scrooge is a greedy miser who hates Christmas. He is transformed into a caring, kindly person through the visitations of four ghosts, Marley, Christmas Present, Christmas Past and Christmas Future.