The Nevada Conservatory Theatre presents the Charles Dickens' holiday classic "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 3-13 in the Judy Bayley Theatre. Brian Vaughn directs.
The charming story of Ebenezer Scrooge who thinks Christmas is 'humbug' until he is visited by the spirits of Christmas past, present, and future is a treat for the whole family.
Vaughn is co-artistic director of the famed, Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival. He began his history with the Utah Shakespeare Festival as a student at Southern Utah University. Starting as a journeyman actor in The Greenshow in 1991, he has since acted in more than 40 roles, portraying a slew of diverse leading roles including Hamlet, Henry V, and Cyrano de Bergerac. He has also served as education assistant, director, and actor for the National Endowment for the Arts Shakespeare in American Communities Tour; director and actor for the New American Playwrights Project; host of the Costume Cavalcade; instructor for various Festival classes; and panelist and guest speaker for the Wooden O Symposium.
Armin Shimerman stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. He is best known for his roles on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "The Hitcher," and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
In addition to Shimerman, the cast includes Sara Rose Andreas as Alice Cratchit; Jesse Bourque as Rev. Waghorn/Jacob Marley/Sailor Captain/Old Joe; Brandon Burk as Fred/Fezzi; Sam Cordes as Young Scrooge; NCT artistic director Christopher V. Edwards as Mr. Grimgrind/Mr. Fezziwig/Mr. Topper; Kayla Gaar as Mrs. Cratchit; Ashlee Grubbs as Forgiveness/Want; Ken Haley as Percy Smudge/Dick Wilkins; Will Haley as Tiny Tim/Remembrance/Ignorance; Kelly Hawes as Mrs. Dilbert/Mrs. Fezziwig; Madison Kisst as Ghost of Christmas Past/Mrs. Miggot; Zachary Krause as Boy Scrooge/Peter Cratchit; Jack Lafferty as Bob Cratchit/Businessman; Myles Lee as Mr. Mudd; Jasmine Mathews as Fan/Martha Cratchit; Hannah Moore as Belinda Cratchit; Stephon Pettway as Mr. Scadger/Mr. Twyce/Ghost of Christmas Present; Stefanie Resnick as Mrs. Oatway/Belle/Lucy/Mourner; Darek Riley as Mr. Philpot/Mr. Oatway/Fezzi Worker/Barnaby/Businessman/Mourner; Sydney Peca Story as Catherine/Cook/Mourner; Bernhard Verhoeven as Milkman/Ghost of Christmas Future; and Addie Wagner as Mary Cratchit.
The production and design team includes choreographer Cathy Allen, musical director Rhonda Carlson, scenic designer Christian Taylor, lighting designer Manuel Ramirez, costume designer Daniella Toscano, sound designer Alexis Lopez, sound designer Cassie Smith, projections designer Spencer Haley, props master Adrienne Miranda, technical director Hanna D'Elia, and production stage manager Heather Radovich.
- 8 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12
- 2 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13
$33 reserved seating Section A; $27.50 reserved seating Section B. Discounts are available.
For tickets or additional information, visit the Performing Arts Center website or call 702-895-ARTS (2787).