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Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

A Ghostly Christmas Story by Tom Mula

“Marley was dead to begin with. That must be clearly understood or nothing wonderful can come of this story.” Finally we get to hear the tale of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol told from Marley’s perspective, which is wonderful indeed. Desperate and locked in a torment of his own creation, Marley gets one chance for redemption. He must redeem his former partner, Ebenezer Scrooge. This begins a journey of laughter and terror, redemption and renewal, during which Scrooge’s heart is certainly opened, but not before Marley – in his irreverent, funny and deeply moving story – discovers his own.

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A Ghostly Christmas Story by Tom Mula

“Marley was dead to begin with. That must be clearly understood or nothing wonderful can come of this story.” Finally we get to hear the tale of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol told from Marley’s perspective, which is wonderful indeed. Desperate and locked in a torment of his own creation, Marley gets one chance for redemption. He must redeem his former partner, Ebenezer Scrooge. This begins a journey of laughter and terror, redemption and renewal, during which Scrooge’s heart is certainly opened, but not before Marley – in his irreverent, funny and deeply moving story – discovers his own.

An Open-Caption Performance of this production will be available on Friday, December 13 at 8:00pm and Saturday, December 14 at 2:00pm.

Barter Theatre does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office.

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Nicholas Piper
Jacob Marley

Mary Lucy Bivins
The Bogle

Michael Poisson
Ebenezer Scrooge et al

Tricia Matthews
Record Keeper/Cratchit/Dick Wilkins et al

Susanne Boulle
Director

Derek Smith
Set Designer

Kelly Jenkins
Costume Designer

Camille Davis
Lighting Designer

Tony Angelini
Sound Designer

Whitney Kaibel
Wig & Makeup Designer

Sara Douglas
Stage Manager

Victoria L. Sutton
Rehearsal Assistant Stage Manager

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  • All previous tiers plus
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  • VIP Will-Call for tickets & intermission concessions
  • follow the creation of a production from start to finish
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  • All previous tiers plus
  • VIP parking
  • invitation to a dress rehearsal
leading role iconography
Leading Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitations for two complimentary seats at each opening performance at Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre and Stage II, including galas
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Scene Stealer
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to watch the set being changed between performances
  • a production mini-poster signed by the cast
supporting role iconography
Supporting Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • unlimited use of 15% discount for Barter’s Gift Shop & concessions (non-alcohol)
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Understudy
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to Theatre Thursdays, a luncheon & discussion series giving you an insider’s view of Barter Theatre
  • invitation to the 2020 season preview event
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  • All previous tiers plus
  • Behind the scenes tour
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  • listing in the souvenir program
  • biannual donor e-newsletter
  • window decal