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NCT Presents Holiday Classic "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 1-17

This magical journey reminds Scrooge — and every one of us — of the transformative power of love, friendship, and generosity.
Arts & Culture  |  Nov 21, 2017  |  By Jennifer Vaughan
Media Contact: Jennifer Vaughan, 702-895-1575
Ghost of Christmas Present and Ebenezer Scrooge

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre presents the Charles Dickens' holiday classic A Christmas Carol Dec. 1 - 17 in the Judy Bayley Theatre. Christopher Edwards directs.

London, Christmas Eve, 1843. Confirmed miser Ebenezer Scrooge is surprised in his humble dwelling by the appearance of the ghost of his long-dead partner, Jacob Marley, who prophesies that three more ghosts will appear during the night. Each arriving at their appointed hour, the spirits take Scrooge on a whirlwind adventure through his past, present, and future. Barbara Field’s fast-paced adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved novel is simultaneously one of the greatest ghost stories of all time and a timeless holiday classic.

Edwards is a UNLV alumnus and has directed past NCT productions, including Seven Guitars and Arcadia. He is a director, actor, and educator who worked 14 years with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival as associate artistic director and director of education. He has worked in regional theaters across the country, as well as internationally.

Wes Mann stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. Mann has acted since the age of 10, first in Children's Theatre, then through conservatory training at Pacific Conservatory Theatrefest. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has been a series regular and done many guest starring roles on television. He spent 10 seasons with a Shakespeare festival, and has honed his craft as a character actor, frequently playing multiple roles in the same project.

In addition to Mann, the cast includes Angel Mendoza as Bob Cratchit; Jasmin Corres as Mrs. Cratchit; Olivia Enriquez-Contreres as Martha Cratchit; Rayne Robinson as Belinda Cratchit; E. Wayne Worley as Jacob Marley/Joe; Rachel Wells-Dawson as Ghost of Christmas Past; Delius Doherty as Ghost of Christmas Present; Nate Marble as Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come; Callie Maxson as Dorthea/Forrest/Dilber; Kalena Keven as Mrs. Grigsby; Sydney Story as Fan/Sophia; Alexandra Ralph as Schoolmaster (Mr. Queeze)/Maid; Gavin Robertson as Dick Wilkins; Ryan Baker as Young Ebenezer (young man); Nicole Holbrook as Belle Crawford; Kelly Hawes as Mrs. Fezziwig; Alexis Hudson as Nellie/Susan the Cook; Bobby Lang as Fred Blakely; Isabella Rooks as Mrs. Fred; Garrison Lopez-Quizon as Cecil; Ashkhan Aref as Topper; Ashlie Carter as Blakely; Spencer Bisek as Edwards; and Cameron Bass as Undertaker.

The production and design team includes assistant director Heather Radovich, choreographer Cathy Allen, scenic designer Jessie Soper, lighting designer Javier Moreno-Bothwell, assistant lighting designer Alyssia Ison, sound designer Joey Jevne, costume designer Katie Dennis, assistant costume designer Gabby Lewis, technical director Brian Smallwood, assistant technical director Ryan Pope, assistant technical director Kylie Kraft, special effects Lesley Boeckman, dramaturg Olivia Hernando, production stage manager Robert Acosta, props master Trevor Dotson, assistant props manager Marta Sarrion, master electrician Andy Killion, master electrician John Wampler, and paint charge Angel Sandoval.

Show Dates/Times

  • 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16
  • 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 10, and 17

Tickets

Tickets are $33. Discounts are available.

For tickets or additional information, visit the Performing Arts Center website or call 702-895-ARTS (2787).

 

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