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Holiday classic to be performed at Princess Theatre

PROSSER - Valley Theater Company will present the classic holiday show, “A Christmas Carol,” four different days in December at Prosser’s historic Princess Theatre.

“This is the perfect holiday show,” said director Amy Householder. “Come see an old favorite or start a new Christmas tradition with family and friends.”

Local actors will present a non-musical version of Charles Dickens’ story about Ebenezer Scrooge and his Christmas Eve encounter with the spirits of Christmas past, present and future. Fred Bray plays Scrooge with Kayla Rodriguez portraying the three ghosts.

Performances will be Dec. 6-7 and 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Princess Theatre.

Tickets are available at Sixth Street Art & Gift Gallery in Prosser, Adventures Underground in Richland, Patnode’s Hardware in Benton City, Safeway in Grandview and Mélange in Sunnyside, as well as at the theater door each evening of the play. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/students.

Theatre doors will open 30 minutes before the curtain rises. The adjoining Green Room opens at 6:30 each evening for a pre-social gathering.

The Cratchit family will be portrayed by Noah Cussins as Tiny Tim, Bill Boge as Bob Cratchit and Traci Honeycutt as Mrs. Cratchit. Adrianna Ferris, Augustus Way, Sam Christensen and Jamie Ray portray the other Cratchit children.

The roles of the Fezziwig family are being taken on by Paul Brooks and Karla Way as Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig, with Adrianna Ferris and Emalyn Smith as the Fezziwig daughters.

The cast also includes Rick James as the narrator, Leroy Bussert as the ghost of Jacob Marley, Dean Smith and Mari Page as Fred and Vickie Hollowell, Connor Bray as Young Scrooge and James Householder as Boy Ebenezer. Emmalynn Pittenridge is cast as Belle.

The supporting cast includes Joseph Charvet, Darrel Fortune, Ann Glover, Mike Householder, Gary Rohde, Suzie Rohde, Colleen Schilperoort, Alexander Way and Dominic Way.

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