Forever After Productions Presents:
“A Christmas Carol-The Musical”
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens
Canton, MI---The holiday season is approaching with the usual tasks of shopping, decorating, cooking, and entertaining. This year, start a new tradition savoring a few hours with friends and family at the Cherry Hill Theater. “A Christmas Carol-The Musical”, presented by Forever After Productions, promises fun for all ages. This musical rendition of the familiar novella by Charles Dickens will whisk you away to London England during the 17th century. Travel with Ebeneezer Scrooge (Rennie Kaufmann-Plymouth, MI) and The Ghosts of Christmas Past (Sara Garzynski-Canton, MI), Present (Connor Rhoades-Plymouth, MI), and future (Sherrie Northway-Redford, MI) to renew the true spirit of the season.
“A Christmas Carol-The Musical” premiered in the Paramount Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York City, on December 1, 1994 and ran annually through 2003. Song highlights include: Link By Link, God Bless Us Everyone, Abundance and Charity, and Christmas Together. The show will run: November 29-December 2, 2012.
With the expansion of Forever After Productions season and facilities, new faces have joined the production staff. Allison Hunt, graduate of Oakland University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Performing Arts, brings her expertise to directing Christmas Carol along with Michael Gross (artistic director and conductor of BeckRridge Chorale, Cherry Hill Singers, and Village Voices) from Canton as the musical director. Holly Platis, currently working on a music therapy degree at Eastern Michigan University, is the stage manager. Co-owner and producer, Kyle Kaufmann, will orchestrate the technical design, flying, and special effects while Debby Ash, co-owner and producer, will choreograph the dance sequences.
Forever After Productions is a top regional community theater company in Southeast Michigan that provides professional quality entertainment. Other shows this season include: Les Miserables opening February 1, Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr. opening March21, and the regional premiere of Disney’s Tarzan opening May 10. For more information about the performance season, auditions, and other opportunities, please visit foreverafterproductions.com.
PERFORMANCE DATES: Thursday, November 29th @ 7pm
Friday, November 30th @ 9:30am &7pm
Saturday, December 1 @ 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, December 2 @ 2pm & 7pm
Monday, December 3 @ 9:30am
LOCATION: Village Theater at Cherry Hill at 50400 Cherry Hill Rd. at the corner of Cherry Hill & Ridge Rds. in Canton Township, MI 48187.
TICKETS: Purchase tickets on line at foreverafterproductions.com, call 734-547-5156, or at the box office 1 hour before show time. $20 per ticket, groups of 15 or more $15.00.
WHO IS FOREVER AFTER PRODUCTIONS?
Forever After Production’s mission is to provide quality performing arts education and family-friendly entertainment for the families of Southeast Michigan. Through the performing arts, Forever After aims to foster creativity, responsibility, and confidence in its participants, and create a supportive community where families can learn and grow together. Forever After strives to create a fun, exciting, and meaningful experience for all the individuals whose lives we touch.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the website at foreverafterproductions.com or call 734-547-5156