A Christmas Carol – Opening December 6th at CCCT
I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me.
~ Charles Dickens
When Charles Dickens first published ”A Christmas Carol” in 1843, it was instantly beloved. Now on the 170th. anniversary of the publication of the first edition, Clear Creek Community Theatre is pleased to present a brand new stage adaption of that timeless tale. With a cast almost two score strong and ranging in age from eight to eighty, this tale of greed, love and family continues a holiday tradition for all to embrace.
CCCT’s telling of the story includes elements from other Dickens Christmas works – predominantly “The Goblins Who Stole the Sexton”. Written six years earlier, and published in The Pickwick Papers (Dickens’ first published novel) this story is a precursor to the themes present in the more famous “A Christmas Carol”. In the story a gravedigger, determined not to make merry at Christmas, is kidnapped by goblins and convinced to change his ways.
“A Christmas Carol” takes us through a miraculous account of redemption and transformation; personal, emotional, moral, and philosophical. In the end, we realize that Ebenezer Scrooge is actually a hero in the making. The goodwill and love was in his heart the entire time, but as the story unfolds, we see why it became shrouded in darkness and what amazing feats it took to thaw it.
Clear Creek Community Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol” opens December 6th with performances each weekend through Sunday, December 22nd. And on Sunday, December 8th, Santa is coming to town! Join us at the Theatre for a CCCT special event – Brunch with Santa. Tickets are on sale now and include food and drink, a photo session with Santa and admission to A Christmas Carol. Brunch seating is limited – please make your reservations early.
In addition to our traditional performance schedule, we have added two additional matinees – Saturday December 14th and Saturday December 21st. You can make reservations by calling the CCCT box office at 281-335-5228 or by visiting our on-line ticket service.
Membership Season Continues at CCCT – Join Now! Clear Creek Community Theatre is proud to announce our 49th. Season. Our 2013-2014 calendar offers a great season of comedy, mystery and drama. If you are a current season pass holder, we look forward to seeing you again in the coming year. If you’ve not purchased a season pass before, please consider the benefits and join the CCCT community today! As you may know, Clear Creek Community Theatre is a totally non-profit 501(c)(3), all-volunteer organization. We rely ENTIRELY on ticket sales and donations from generous supporters like you to meet our on-going operating costs. At only $75 for Adults and $65 for Seniors and Students, each Season Pass is totally flexible, giving you 7 tickets, or ‘punches’. You may use one punch per show, or bring your friends and use multiple punches for any combination of shows – the choice is yours. Additionally, you receive the following membership benefits:
- Full membership voting rights
- Preferred seating with Reservations
- Four ‘Raffle Bucks’
- A “Members Only” Newsletter
- Invitations to Pre-Show and Special Events before they are offered to our general audiences.
Buying your season pass is easy. You may purchase on-line or download the membership form here to complete and mail in with your payment. Many thanks for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you at the Theatre soon!
CCCT has been named the 2012 “Best Community Theater” and “Best Performing Arts Venue” by readers of the Bay Area News for a fourth year in a row! Many thanks to our patrons and readers of the Bay Area Citizen for your continued support. Click on the banner to see all of the 2012 winners in The Bay Area Citizen’s annual contest.