A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol
Saturday December 9, 2023  7:30pm
Theatre Wheelchair Accessible Community

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Don’t miss the Annapolis District Drama Group’s musical theatre production of

A 1940s RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL

Director & Choreographer: DANY ROUSSEAU
Written by Walton Jones, David Wohl, and Faye Greenberg
Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samual French Inc.

Seamlessly combining drama and comedy, heartbreak and hope, A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol will sing its way into your heart.

Cast:
Clifton Feddington – Alex Constable
William St. Claire – TBA
Charles “Cholly” Butts – Pierce Ivan
Margie O’Brien – Paige Goodwin
Judith Davenport – Dany Rousseau (understudy Stacey Merrigan)
Fritz Canigliaro – Mark Kane
“Little” Jackie Sparks – Moxy
Sally Simpson – Eden Tooker (understudy Dany Rousseau)
Isadore “Buzz” Crenshaw – Foley Artist- Mike Willcott
Toots Navarre- Robin Bowes

Crew:
Director & Choreographer – Dany Rousseau
Stage Management – Tracy Summerville & Rachel Hopper
Technical Direction/Lighting Design – Devin Fraser

Summary: It’s Christmas Eve, 1943, and the Feddington Players are now broadcasting from a hole-in-the-wall studio in Newark, NJ, and set to present their contemporary “take” on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. Whether it’s the noisy plumbing, missed cues, electrical blackouts, or the over-the-top theatrics of veteran actor, but radio novice, William St. Claire, this radio show is an entertaining excursion into the mayhem and madness of a live radio show. St. Claire’s escalating foibles and acting missteps propel the show to a simultaneously comedic and heart-wrenching dramatic climax: St. Claire has an on-air breakdown, and begins to connect his own life with that of the classic Dickens tale. In order to “save the show,” the company improvises an ending to Charles Dickens’ classic as a film noir mystery, featuring a hardboiled detective, a femme fatale, and an absurd rescue of Tiny Tim (and the Lindbergh baby) from the clutches of a Hitler-esque villain named Rudolf!

Children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian when attending a King’s Theatre event.
Pricing & Tickets
Pricing
Adults: $20
Youth: $5
HST additional

Where to buy Tickets
King's Theatre
Box Office Hours:
Tue - Fri 10am - 3pm

Purchase Tickets Online
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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

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