The Queensborough Theatre Project to Debut Inaugural Season with Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL

 

On Sunday, December 4th, the brand new Queens-based theatre company, The Queensborough Theatre Project, will premiere the first production of their inaugural season, Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Adapted and directed by Artist Director Steve Wargo, this is a re-telling of the timeless classic like you have never seen before.

With music arrangement by DiAnne Adams McDowell, the powerful words of Dickens are seamlessly woven into and around the songs of the season in this dark, joyous, and cathartic adaptation. Having dazzled NYC audiences since 2002, this haunting celebration of humanity promises to thrill and move audiences like never before with its unique blend of chills, music, and heart.

Robert Ian Mackenzie returns to the production as the infamous money lender, Ebenezer Scrooge, leading a cast of 20 through Wargo's magical adaptation. Featuring: Brennan Caldwell, Fleur Alys Dobbins, Peyton Ella, Elliot Fishman, Alie B. Gorrie, Andrew Gruden, Carol Hickey, Craig Hohmann, Kelly Karcher, Taylor Masamitsu, Jonathan D. Mesisca, Adair Moran, Nicholas Moran, Allyson Pace, Brandon Schraml, Kathleen Stuart, Gina Velez, Maria Weyer, Akari Wientzen, Keaton Williams, and Zachary Wobensmith.

This production will feature musical direction by Arri Simon and choreography by Carlos Encinias. Joining the design team will be Jamie Roderick (Production Design), Molly Weeden (Costume Design), Dave Green (Sound Design), and Ellie Engstrom (Prop Design). The production team includes Rebekah Nelson (Assistant Director) and Mimi Barcomi (Production Stage Manager).

The Queensborough Theatre Project is a new theater company based out of Queens, N.Y. Currently in their inaugural season, their mission is to highlight the shared human experience through unique and innovative theatrical performances, while celebrating the diversity that defines the Queens community.

Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL will open at The Ophelia Theater in Astoria, NY on December 4th and run through December 18th. For more information, please visit www.thequeensboroughtheatreproject.com.

 


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