Monday, November 17, 2008

The Downtown Holiday Tradition Continues!

ACT’s 33rd Annual Production of A Christmas Carol

Allen Fitzpatrick and Seán Griffin Take on the Role of Scrooge

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Gregory A. Falls

Directed by Kurt Beattie

Previews: November 28-29, 2008

Opens: November 30, 2008

Closes: December 27, 2008


$22 (for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older) to $47

Discounts for groups of 20 or more are available by calling (253) 839-4204.

New! Holiday Tea with the Fezziwigs, show & event: $60 (child and senior) and $70 (adult). Order by calling (206) 292-7660, ext. 1331.

ACT Theatre

Ticket Office: (206) 292-7676

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 12 noon - 7 p.m.

700 Union Street, Seattle WA 98101

Seattle, WA – November 6, 2008Spreading holiday cheer and reminders of good will to all, ACT- A Contemporary Theatre presents its 33rd annual production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Gregory A. Falls . This year, A Christmas Carol is directed by Kurt Beattie , and features Allen Fitzpatrick and Seán Griffin alternating in the role of Scrooge.

A Seattle holiday tradition since 1976, A Christmas Carol takes audiences along on Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformational journey from selfish tightwad to enlightened soul after a restless evening filled with ghostly visitors from Christmases past, present and future.

New this year, ACT will host a special event perfect for the entire family, Holiday Tea with the Fezziwigs. Families can enjoy tea, cocoa and tasty treats, sing along with carolers and create their own holiday ornament before the 2 p.m. performance on December 6 or 13. Fun for kids from 5 to 95! To order these special tickets, call Kait Peters at (206) 292-7660, x1331.

A Christmas Carol runs November 28 through December 27, 2008. An audio described performance for the blind and visually impaired community is on December 20 at 2:00 p.m. A Christmas Carol is recommended for ages five and up.

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