Humber River Shakespeare Will Tour A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Now thru 12/29
Back by popular demand, the Humber River Shakespeare Company presents its annual production of the Dickens holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.
This December, gather with friends and family as five enormously talented actors, armed with exquisite costumes, masks, puppets and a trunk full of other story-telling treasures, bring to life the timeless tale of greed, ghosts and salvation.
This year's tour of A Christmas Carol will visit 10 unique venues including the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Alton Mill, Zion Church Cultural Centre and Casa Loma.
Now entering its seventh season, the Humber River Shakespeare Company continues to offer professional and accessible theatre year-round to communities in the Humber Watershed and beyond - from touring Shakespeare-in-the-Park in the summer, to innovative and original Canadian works in unique spaces in the spring.
Humber River Shakespeare's adaptation of A Christmas Carol started as a reading for three holiday events in Toronto. After two years the script was expanded, scenes, masks and puppetry were added, and the result is an hour long production that audiences have embraced as an annual tradition.
HRSC Artistic Director Kevin Hammond explains the motivation behind the production:
"Performing 'A Christmas Carol' is our way of giving back and sharing a universal message of hope, charity and kindness. It is a treat and an honour to perform the show each year and I am always amazed at how moved the audiences are".
Whether by the fire in a Victorian era hotel at Montgomery's Inn, picturesque gallery theatre of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the vaulted castle walls of Casa Loma, or in the beautifully conceived Alton Mill, this charming one hour performance will warm the hearts of Tiny Tims and Scrooges alike.
Seating is limited. Guaranteed tickets are available on line at www.humberrivershakespeare.ca (Adults: $20, Children $10)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
2013 Touring Schedule: December 5 - 29
Dec 5 Montgomery's Inn, 7pm 4709 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Dec 6 Melville White Church, 7pm 15962 Mississauga Rd, Caledon
Dec 7 Montgomery's Inn, 2pm 4709 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Dec 8 McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2:30pm 10365 Islington Ave, Vaughan
(performance included with Gallery Admission)
Dec 10 Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 7pm 313 Main Street, Schomberg
Dec 11 St. Paul's Runnymede Church, 7:30pm 404 Willard Avenue, Toronto
Dec 12 Montgomery's Inn, 7pm 4709 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Dec 13 Montgomery's Inn, 7pm 4709 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Dec 14 Aurora Cultural Centre, 2pm 22 Church, Aurora
Dec 15 Alton Mill Arts Centre, 2pm 1402 Queen Street West, Alton
Dec 17 Casa Loma, 7pm 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
Dec 20 Zion Church Cultural Centre, 7pm 1650 Finch Ave East, Toronto
Dec 21 Montgomery's Inn, 2pm & 7pm 4709 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Dec 28 Newmarket Theatre, 2pm & 7:30pm 505 Pickering Crescent, Newmarket
Dec 29 Newmarket Theatre, 2pm 505 Pickering Crescent, Newmarket
(tickets available through Newmarket Theatre Box Office: 905-953-5122)