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Peek behind the scenes of ‘Carol’d’ Dec. 20

By |2018-01-15T22:26:58-05:00December 17th, 2009|Entertainment|

ANN ARBOR – Learn the creative process and get a glimpse behind the scenes of Performance Network Theatre’s production of Joseph Zettelmaier’s “Christmas Carol’d,” an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. The Behind the Scenes event will be held Sunday, Dec. 20 at 4:15 p.m., following the 2 p.m. matinee performance.
Enjoy an in-depth discussion with the show’s director, David Wolber; playwright Joseph Zettelmaier; set and costumes designer Monika Essen and members of the cast. Learn about the “page to stage” process, hear the playwright’s accounts of adapting a famous tale, experience the critical moments in the production and get an opportunity to ask your questions!

“Christmas Carol’d” presents a cool take on a classic tale as five masterful actors take the audience on a journey of imagination to the heart of a beloved classic. This fresh, new holiday comedy, filled with music and laughter, will reconnect families with the magic of the season.
Tickets are pay-what-you-can, with a suggested donation of $10. They can be ordered at the Performance Network Theatre Box Office at 734-663-0681, online at or by coming to the Performance Network Theatre (120 East Huron St., Ann Arbor) Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or one hour before a performance. Tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee on the 20th are not necessary in order to attend the Behind the Scenes event.

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