Friday, December 6, 2019

Scrooge comes to Schoolhouse Arts Center

Schoolhouse Arts Center is presenting Charles Dickens classic Christmas tale “A Christmas Carol”.  It will be presented for eight performances December 6 through 15.  This is one of the most iconic Christmas stories ever, Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” is a timeless classic.

This adaptation by Patrick Barlow is a newer interpretation of the traditional ghost story. It follows its main character, Ebenezer Scrooge, through his journey to find the meaning of Christmas all the while being led by three different ghosts: The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, and The Ghost of Christmas Future. With humor, and wit, this adaptation is sure to keep true to the original story all the while bringing a fresh wave of energy to the show.

The production is directed by TJ Scannell and includes a cast of 29 local performers. They have been rehearsing for this event for two months. They range in age from 7 to 70. Sometimes heart wrenching,  sometimes scary, but lots of humor will keep audiences entertained to the final curtain.
Performances of “A Christmas Carol” will be held on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for students and seniors.  Schoolhouse Arts Center is located at 16 Richville Road (Route 114) in Standish, just north of the intersection of Route 114 and Route 35, only 7 miles northwest of Gorham center or North Windham.  Reserve tickets on-line at

For more information about Schoolhouse Arts Center or “A Christmas Carol” please contact our office at 207-642-3743 or visit our web site  

Schoolhouse Arts Center is a non-profit, community-driven organization dedicated to arts education and the presentation of the arts. Our mission is to encourage individual growth and a spirit of community through participation in the arts. We seek to foster a fun, creative, educational, and supportive arts environment where people can grow, develop skills, and involve themselves in the arts.

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