See "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 3-6

ACTC Theatre will present A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley December 3 to 6 in the J. B. Sowards Theatre at the College Drive Campus.

This is the 16th year that ACTC Theatre has presented a musical based on Charles Dickens classic novel. The familiar tale of Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim is scripted for the stage by Israel Horowitz, and the musical score was composed several years ago by Max Jackson, ACTC Professor Emeritus of Music.

The cast of 50 includes third grade through college students and adults from the tri-state area. ACTC students in the production include Beau Walker as Scrooge, Tad Barker as Bob Cratchit and Brian Duty as Scrooges nephew Fred.

Roger Hagley, Interactive TV Facilitator at ACTC, portrays Jacob Marley. Ashland resident Lindsay Taylor is Mrs. Cratchit, and Alison Conley, a Marshall University freshman, is Freds Wife.

Brian Cook, an ACTC and Morehead State University graduate, is the director. Max Jackson, is the musical director. Professor Edward Figgins, Director of ACTC Theatre, is the scenic/lighting designer and Paula Krepsik is the costume designer.

Performances are Thursday to Saturday, Dec. 3 to 5, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students, seniors and groups of ten or more. Tickets may be reserved with a major credit card through the Bookstore, 606-326-2014. Unsold tickets will be available at the door for each performance.