'Christmas Carol' haunts the Old Gem Theater
This December the Old Gem Theater will present “Christmas Carol,” based on Charles Dickens’ classic tale on Friday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 19, at 10:30 a.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m.
“Christmas Carol” is part of the Old Gem Theater’s Youth Season which includes shows that are performed for schools from all around Minnesota and Wisconsin throughout the school year. The actors are student members of the Old Gem Young Performers Ensemble and adult members of the Old Gem Professional Acting Company.
“Christmas Carol” is the story of the uncharitable Ebeneezer Scrooge. On Christmas Eve he is visited by ghosts of Christmases past, present and future and learns to keep the spirit of Christmas in his heart all year round.
The cast features Youth Ensemble members: Cassie Emmerich (New Richmond), Evie Colombo (New Richmond), Jada Nygaard (New Richmond), Cleo Ballina (New Richmond), Chase Blasing (New Richmond), Morgan Strahlman (New Richmond), Maddie Strahlman (New Richmond), Brayden Curtis (New Richmond), Lydia Grunewaldt (New Richmond), Audrey Simpson (New Richmond), Nova Kivi (New Richmond), Emelia Midbrod (Houlton), Patrick Wagner (Hudson), Madison Madaris (Roberts), Ava Nee (Somerset), Zoe Nee (Somerset.) and adult Professional Company Members: Tom Monn (Woodbury), Alicia Britton (Hammond), and Rob Ward (Minneapolis).
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors and are available at the door 30 minutes before show time.
Call 715-246-3285 or visit oldgemtheater.com for ticket reservations or information. The Old Gem is located at 116 S. Knowles Ave., New Richmond. The Old Gem is handicapped accessible.
@ct:The Old Gem Young Performers Ensemble presents Christmas Carol. Pictured are (left to right, top to bottom) Brayden Curtis, Cassie Emmerich, Jada Nygaard, Chase Blasing, Ava Nee, Maddie Strahlman, Lydia Grunewaldt, Evie Colombo, Audrey Simpson, Zoe Nee, Emelia Midbrod, Alicia Britton, Patrick Wagner, Morgan Strahlman, Tom Monn, Cleo Ballina, Madison Madaris and Nova Kivi. Not pictured is Rob Ward. (Submitted photo)