Philip Lynch Theatre Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

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Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Published: November 7, 2022.

A Christmas Carol,” adapted for the stage by Joe Landry, will have performances on November 18-20 and December 1–4 at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre. This play is recommended for patrons 13 years and up.

The first weekend performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. The second-weekend performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Saturday and Sunday. Ticket purchases are $13 for an adult and $12 for students and seniors. Lewis students pay $3 with an ID. The running time of the show is approximately 75 minutes.

Ticket purchases can be made online with a credit card on the PLT Website at www.lewisu.edu/plt. Click the “buy tickets” link. The hour prior to the performance the box office will be open for in-person ticket purchases. For more information, patrons can follow the Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) on social media @pltlewisu. Patrons may also call the box office at or email boxoffice@lewisu.edu Monday through Friday 1-4:30 p.m.  

The Philip Lynch Theatre production will be a radio play adaptation of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.” The Holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring. A handful of actors bring dozens of characters to the stage, as the familiar story unfolds: Three ghosts take Ebenezer Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the meaning of Christmas. A charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying, “Bah Humbug!”  

The Christmas Carol cast features the following Lewis University students: Katelyn L. Butt, Andrew Dills, Brianna Hall, Justin (Juice) McCathy, Gwen Pasowicz, Chloe Sheppard, Brendan Roark, Lukas Roy, Mac Maher and Alex Schedel with Courtney Mason as the understudy/swing.

Serving as the director of this charming classic, Annie Calhoun helps us all remember the magic of the holidays. Set Designer Andrew Nelsen immerses the audience into the world of Ebenezer Scrooge. Costumer Celeste Mackey visually transports the actors back to 19th-century England. Jeremy Landig will once again join in as Musical Director. Working behind the scenes are Nick Brand (stage manager), Courtney Mason (assistant stage manager) and Dave Pomatto (assistant technical director). 

Lewis University is an innovative Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, and globally-connected graduates who impact the world for the better. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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