‘A Dickens Tale’ To Be Told At Roanoke Island Festival Park

Posted By on November 24, 2015

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC will present A Dickens Tale in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday, December 5, at 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 3 p.m.).

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance at Ticket Sales at RIFP or the day of the show. Ages 5 and under are free. 

A Dickens Tale is a 45-minute, fast-paced version of the literary classic, A Christmas Carol, and introduces audiences to the mean old man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Content in a life of misery, Scrooge is visited upon by a variety of entertaining and insightful ghostly visitors who encourage him to change his miserable life.

Changed by the visits, he transforms into a jolly, holiday loving man! The show features all the classic characters from old Scrooge, bumbling Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, the three ghostly visitors, a hilarious beggar woman and more—all played by just two professional actors. Seen by audiences across America, A Dickens Tale, has long been a holiday tradition and is a heartwarming tale of friendship and generosity.

Bright Star Touring Theatre serves nearly a thousand audiences annually with a variety of programs and has routinely performed at the National Theatre and across the country. For more information about the company visit brightstartheatre.com.

Roanoke Island Festival Park is part of The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) a state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina.

Led by Secretary Susan Kluttz, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C.  Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.

A Dickens Tale

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