St. John’s Conservatory Theater (JCT) is proud to announce that its newest original musical comedy A Kreepy Christmas Carol begins rehearsals on November 1st, and is slated for a December 5th opening.
Local talent from Ogdensburg and Canton make up the cast with (in order of appearance) Sloane Ryan as Nipper, Makayla Lovely as Abby, Hailey Webber as Letty, Jillian LeBel as Gusie, Elizabeth Bascom as Trudy, Cole Siebels as Cager, Anton Skamperle as Ollie, Dee Bellinger as Zinger and Tiny Tina, Christopher Dwyer as Bob Cratchit, R O’Donnell as Scrooge, Brad Mintener as Jacob Marley, Steve Summers as Thaddeus Plum the Ghost of Been There Done That, Rebecca Bascom as Elvira, Ryan Woodard as Fezziwig, Angela Conzone Dwyer as Matilda Pift the Ghost of Christmas Presents, and a surprise guest each night as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.
A reimagined Scrooge finds himself haunted by new ghosts, while facing new and familiar characters, in a rollicking tale presented in JCT’s signature commedia dell’arte/chamber theater style. A Kreepy Christmas Carol promises to be a real holiday treat for the entire family!
This tuneful comedic interpretation of the Dickens holiday classic is directed by R O’Donnell, with original book, music, and lyrics by award winning playwright/composer Brazillia R. Kreep (author of JCT’s last hit Alice Isn’t All There), musical direction and vocal arrangements by Angela Conzone Dwyer, orchestration and accompaniment by Pat Duffy, set and prop designs by Stephen Chambers, and costumes and makeup by Ann Losurdo and Maggie Gebo.
Show times are Friday and Saturday evenings December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20. Curtain is at 7 PM and the show runs approximately 90 minutes. Tickets cost $15 at the door (suggested donation), or $10 at jctscrooge.brownpapertickets.com.