On Stage This Weekend - Three Holiday Shows
You have three great shows to choose from this week, and two of them start tonight! Here's the rundown:
- A Christmas Carol - Presented by the Marshall Theatre Alliance, this unique, one-man version of the Christmas classic starring Jack Cirillo takes the stage Dec. 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. at the Playhouse at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.
- Underneath the Lintel - Presented by the Charleston Stage Company at the Capitol Center Theatre, 123 Summers Street in Charleston, Dec. 10, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. Written by Glen Berger, it tells the story of a reclusive Dutch librarian whose mundane life is transformed when a book is returned in the overnight slot 123 years overdue. Notes scribbled in the margins of the book lead to clue after clue that compel the librarian on a world-wide quest for the mysterious borrower and the meaning of life. Don't miss this memorable one-man show. Joe Miller plays the librarian. Geoff Coward directs.
- Ebenezer Junior - Presented by the Children's Theatre of Charleston at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre Dec. 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Dec. 12 and 13 at 2:00 p.m. The beloved classic of the miserly Scrooge who hates anything having to do with Christmas, comes alive with catchy new songs. The score features a wealth of musical styles including Rock ‘n Roll, Blues, Rap and Ballads. Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fred, the Ghosts and, of course, Tiny Tim all interweave with a large cast and choir in this version by Malcolm Sircom.
Check 'em out!