Photo Flash: First Look at The Minstrel Players' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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by BWW News Desk
The Minstrel Players Theatre Company of Northport prepare for their 7th Holiday production at Houghton Hall - Trinity Episcopal Church, 130 Main Street in scenic Northport Village. They are the first to stage Charles Dickens' classic, "A Christmas Carol", and are happy to continue this Northport Village holiday tradition as only the Minstrel Players can do it! Performances are one weekend only on Friday, December 7th and Saturday, December 8th at 8 P.M. and a 3 P.M. matinee on Sunday, December 9th. Meet the cast in the photos below!
"A Christmas Carol" is adapted from the Charles Dickens novel by Ray and Tara Palen. Debbie Palen is directing this production. The cast features Ray Palen as Scrooge and many Minstrel Players veterans in various roles – Stephanie Leinoff, Jim Connors, Michael J. Freed, Karen Mercorella and Emma Canfora. Additionally, the large cast features many newcomers to the Minstrel stage – including, a group of children/teens ranging in age from 5 to 17, who all perform in various roles. The 'World Class' crew is rounded out with Robert Cashman – Technical Director, Bernie Caprera – Lighting Director, Esteban Lopez – Stage Manager and Liam Vollmer – Stage Crew.
The Minstrel Players are always up for the challenge of bringing this well-known holiday classic to life and the founding members are all "A Christmas Carol" experts who found inspiration for their rendition in the countless classic stage and film productions of this famous novel.
The Minstrel Players are committed to bringing high quality, affordable theater to the Long Island Region. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $12.00 for Seniors and Children under 12. For more information, call (631)732-2926 or visit the Minstrel Player's official website at www.minstrelplayers.org.