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A Christmas Carol at Actors Theatre

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Keith Kaiser is discovering Actors Theatre's A Christmas Carol.

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein announce the return of Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Barbara Field and directed by Drew Fracher.

Now in its 37th year, Louisville's most cherished family holiday tradition returns with the classic tale of Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the spirits of Christmas told with the warmth of holiday music and visual splendor.

A Christmas Carol is playing in the Pamela Brown Auditorium and opens December 6 and run through December 23.

Tickets to A Christmas Carol are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 502-584-1205 or online at ActorsTheatre.org.

Actors Theatre is delighted to welcome Drew Fracher back to direct Dickens' tale.

Fracher returns to Actors Theatre for a second consecutive year to direct both A Christmas Story and A Christmas Carol.

He has previously directed two seasons of A Tuna Christmas and has appeared as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol.

Local actor and former resident company member William McNulty returns as Scrooge in what will now be his 11th consecutive season in the role.

Actors Theatre of Louisville's A Christmas Carol is the second longest consecutive running production in the country. Fourteen different actors have played Scrooge throughout A Christmas Carol's history. William McNulty holds the record with this year marking his 11th season in the role. He played Scrooge first in 1981 and returned to the role in 2002 and he has reprised the role of Scrooge every year since. Ray Fry previously held the record with a total of nine performances as Scrooge to his credit.

In addition to the role of Scrooge, Mr. McNulty has played Bob Cratchit, the Ghost of Christmas Present and Dickens in the Jon Jory adaptation.

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