A Christmas Carol

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Main Street Baptist Church
126 North Main Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

Adapted by Doris Balzley

Our cast:

Stage Manager – Nathan Adam Sullivan
Prop Boy – Christopher Clark
Director – Jordan Googe
Leading Man – Danny Scruggs
Leading Lady – Janel Jernigan
Young Leading Man – John Michael Sloan
Ingenue – Hosanna Gourley
Character Woman – Judith Gillis
Old Clown – Dick Strohmeier
Clown 1 – Brittany Blalock
Clown 2 – Kate Moran
Clown 3 – Jack Holbrook
Children’s Ensemble:
Maddie Barrett, Ashlynn Day, Ila Deese, Tyler Granillo, Maddie Hamilton, Jake Rogers, Landon Stamper and Thatcher Welden

Dates:

December 2 – December 11, 2011

About the show:

In this highly inventive adaptation of the classic Dickens story, we encounter a company of traveling players about to enact the Dickens story. The gruff stage manager and prop boy check the show’s props, which are shabby and third-rate. The troupe soon discovers that the actors playing Scrooge and Tiny Tim have abandoned the tour. But the show must go on, and the prop boy eagerly volunteers for the part of Tim while the cynical stage manager must be forcibly drafted to play the old miser. The rag tag players (including the stage manager and prop boy) quickly become the characters of the story, and we are pulled into the life of Ebenezer Scrooge. The Christmas Spirits work their magic and warm the heart of Scrooge, as well as the old stage manager.

About our director:

Nathan A Sullivan

Nathan Adam Sullivan, an Arkansas native, received his BA in Theatre in ’02 from Harding University in Searcy, AR. From 2003-2008, he worked as the Assistant Technical Director for Harding’s Theatre Program and as Scenic Designer/Technical Director for Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre (SSDT). While in AR, his directing credits included Oleanna, The Woman in Black, and Wit for HU Theatre and Jake’s Women for SSDT.

Adam and his wife Elizabeth became residents of Kernersville in May ’08. Since then, his NC directing credits include The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (CTG); Butterflies Are Free and Rounding Third for Open Space Café Theatre; and Plaza Suite (RSVP Community Theatre).

Having joined the KLT family with his scenic design for 2008’s The Christmas Bus, Adam then made his KLT directorial debut with the highly-successful North Carolina premiere of Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell, by North Carolina authors Virginia Cate and Duke Ernsberger. His first play, Crier Tuck, was selected as the winner of the N.C. New Play Project and was produced in Greensboro in 2010 and was performed on the 3rd Stage Theatre Co.