Dec 9, 2010

'Christmas Carol'

Opening Dec. 10 at Central Lakes College is Adventures 'N Theatre's musical production of Charles Dickens' seasonal tale "A Christmas Carol." It will be staged in the Dryden Theatre on the Brainerd campus. The young people's acting troupe ANT includes a cast of 25 young people ranging in age from 7 to 16, including Kirsten Schroer, Annika Mau, Gracie O'Brien, Madison Yeager, Tim Whiteman, Mandy Johnson, Matthew O'Reilly, Andrew Smith, Emma Ferrie, Ellie Desmond, Eddie Binda, Kryston Wiseley, Madeline Hinrichs, Laura Wadsten, Erika Martin, Rachel Cleveland, Alexis Schroer, Theodore Wadsten Elise Anderson, Tia Nicoski, Olivia Oberfeld, Lauryn Simonson, Kasey Knight and Kate Toriseua. A trio of CLC theater students play the adult roles. Playing the cantankerous Scrooge is Justin Jordan, with Lizzy Buscher and Ralph Knowlton playing the 11 remaining older roles. Tickets are available for the 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 performance and the 2 p.m. Dec. 12 show. All other performances are sold out. The 2 p.m. Sunday performances are ASL interpreted. All tickets are $5.50 and may be purchased with a credit card by phone at 855-8199 or online at