Le Petit Theatre Extends A CHRISTMAS CAROL!

Le Petit Theatre is kicking-off the holiday season with their first-annual production of Charles Dickens' beloved tale, A Christmas Carol. In addition to spreading holiday cheer, the company intends to make this production a perennial favorite for generations of New Orleanians. Most everyone knows the classic tale of miserly and menacing moneylender Ebenezer Scrooge, but not everyone has experienced watching him learn lessons in love, generosity, and redemption live and in person as he is visited by a host of spirits on Christmas Eve. This production is filled with magic, ghosts, glorious costumes, a stunning set design, and holiday cheer.

Performance dates of A Christmas Carol are December 7 - 28, 2018 at Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St. New Orleans, LA 70116. Subscriptions and single tickets are available weekdays from 12 - 5 pm at the Box Office (504) 522-2081 or online anytime at www.lepetittheatre.com.

The cast includes Bob Edes, Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge; John Neisler as Jacob Marley/ Christmas Future; Zeb Hollins III as Christmas Present; Julia Delois as Christmas Past; Sean Patterson and Cammie West as Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig; Mary Pauley as Mrs. Dilber; and Curtis Billings and Kate Kuen as Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Cratchit. Also featured: Michael A. Newcomer, Sean Riley, Trey Ming, Danielle Bessler, Darren Hayes, Elizabeth McCoy, Trey Ming, and Joe Nierle.

Rounding out the cast is a company of 20 young performers, including participants of the new Young Conservatory Program. For more information and to sign your child up for the Young Conservatory Program, visit www.lepetittheatre.com.

Directed by Artistic Director Maxwell Williams, the creative team for A Christmas Carol includes Evan Adamson (Scenic Designer), Kathleen Van Horn (Costume Designer), Andrew F. Griffin (Lighting Designer), Kevin O'Donnell (Sound Design), and Nick Hussong (Projection Designer).

Le Petit impacts more than 30,000 people annually through its mainstage productions and educational programming.

The company is continuing their LPT TheatrePLUS outreach during this production with the following event:

  • Book Club: Sunday, December 16, 2018 1:00 - 2:00 pm A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

Le Petit Theatre is partnering with Octavia Books this year for a book club. Purchase the books at Octavia Books and enjoy a 20% discount. For more information, please visit www.lepetittheatre.com.

Le Petit Theatre's season continues with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder opening January 18, 2019, Baby Doll opening March 15, 2019 and The Pianist of Willesden Lane opening on May 10, 2019. Special 3 and 4 play subscription packages and single tickets are available by calling the box office weekdays from 12 - 5 pm at (504) 522-2081 or online anytime at www.lepetittheatre.com.

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