The Nevada Conservatory Theatre provides the Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol Dec. 1 – 17 in the Judy Bayley Theatre. Christopher Edwards directs.
London, Christmas Eve, 1843. Validated penny pincher Ebenezer Scrooge is surprised in his simple dwelling by the appearance of the ghost of his long-dead partner, Jacob Marley, who prophesies that three more ghosts will appear during the night. Each coming to their selected hour, the spirits take Scrooge on a whirlwind adventure through his past, present, and future. Barbara Field’s busy adjustment of Charles Dickens’ cherished book is concurrently among the greatest ghost stories of all time and an ageless vacation classic.
Edwards is a UNLV alumnus and has actually directed past NCT productions, including Seven Guitars and Arcadia. He is a director, star, and educator who worked 14 years with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Celebration as associate artistic director and director of education. He has operated in local theaters throughout the country, as well as globally.
Wes Mann stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. Mann has acted because the age of 10, first in Children’s Theatre, then through conservatory training at Pacific Conservatory Theatrefest. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has actually been a series routine and done many guest starring functions on tv. He spent 10 seasons with a Shakespeare celebration, and has actually refined his craft as a character actor, often playing numerous functions in the exact same project.
In addition to Mann, the cast includes Angel Mendoza as Bob Cratchit; Jasmin Corres as Mrs. Cratchit; Olivia Enriquez-Contreres as Martha Cratchit; Rayne Robinson as Belinda Cratchit; E. Wayne Worley as Jacob Marley/Joe; Rachel Wells-Dawson as Ghost of Christmas Past; Delius Doherty as Ghost of Christmas Present; Nate Marble as Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come; Callie Maxson as Dorthea/Forrest/Dilber; Kalena Keven as Mrs. Grigsby; Sydney Story as Fan/Sophia; Alexandra Ralph as Schoolmaster (Mr. Queeze)/ Maid; Gavin Robertson as Cock Wilkins; Ryan Baker as Young Ebenezer (young man); Nicole Holbrook as Belle Crawford; Kelly Hawes as Mrs. Fezziwig; Alexis Hudson as Nellie/Susan the Cook; Bobby Lang as Fred Blakely; Isabella Rooks as Mrs. Fred; Garrison Lopez-Quizon as Cecil; Ashkhan Aref as Topper; Ashlie Carter as Blakely; Spencer Bisek as Edwards; and Cameron Bass as Undertaker.
The production and style team includes assistant director Heather Radovich, choreographer Cathy Allen, picturesque designer Jessie Soper, lighting designer Javier Moreno-Bothwell, assistant lighting designer Alyssia Ison, sound designer Joey Jevne, outfit designer Katie Dennis, assistant costume designer Gabby Lewis, technical director Brian Smallwood, assistant technical director Ryan Pope, assistant technical director Kylie Kraft, special effects Lesley Boeckman, dramaturg Olivia Hernando, production impresario Robert Acosta, props master Trevor Dotson, assistant props supervisor Marta Sarrion, master electrical contractor Andy Killion, master electrical expert John Wampler, and paint charge Angel Sandoval.
7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16
2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 10, and 17
Tickets are $33. Discount rates are readily available.
For tickets or additional info, visit the Carrying out Arts Center websiteor call 702-895-ARTS (2787 ).