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Houston Area Youth Bring Life to A Christmas Carol

This holiday season a group of 26 area youth will join the Alley Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas . These young actors will be working with the Alley’s Company of Actors to tell the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghosts that visit him on Christmas Eve. More than half of the cast is comprised of young actors. The cast members are from various neighborhoods in the Houston metropolitan area including Memorial, Cypress, Tomball, Katy and more.

Houston’s seasonal favorite is described by the Houston Press as having “Spectacular London sets … spiced with the usual fog and a twist on the ghosts past, present, and future.”  Family audiences can enjoy this colorful, comical, and music-filled production. Magical and heartwarming, this unforgettable theatrical production of A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas instills a powerful message about redemption and the true spirit of the holiday season. Recommended for general audiences, children six and older.

A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas, adapted and originally directed by Michael Wilson, from the story by Charles Dickens, directed by Alley Associate Director James Black, begins previews Friday, November 16, opens Sunday, November 18 and runs through Monday, December 24. 

These two young actors in A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas hail from Katy, TX:      

McKinley Wood, 7 – Katy
McKinley Wood is in the second-grade at Schmalz Elementary School and this is her first year in A Christmas Carol. She wants to be an entomologist when she grows up and her favorite part of A Christmas Carol is seeing the three ghostly spirits.  

Peyton Wood, 13 – Katy
Peyton Wood is in the eighth-grade at Mayde Creek Junior High, and this is her second year in A Christmas Carol. Her holiday wish would be to have snow in Houston, and she wants to be an actress on Broadway when she grows up.

Ticket Information
For ticket information, visit www.alleytheatre.org, come to the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Avenue, or call 713.220.5700.

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