FCS Players Welcome Holiday Season with Festive Favorite!
The FCS Players, Faith Christian High School’s award-winning theatre program presents the world’s favorite Christmas classic, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol! in three performances only:
Thursday and Friday December 1 and 2 at 7:00 p.m. and a Special Saturday Matinee December 3 at 1:00 p.m. at Yuba City First United Methodist Church, 3101 Colusa Hwy, Yuba City
Originally adapted by FCS Players founder and producer Paul DeMeritt, this joyous new musical production is a faithful recreation of the original, yet offers many unique twists and turns that promise a festive holiday experience for the entire family – and will be a wonderful way for families to kick off the holiday season and to experience the true spirit of Christmas!
Joining the FCS Players high school troupe (see cast list below) in this exciting new musical version will be a troupe of talented young actors and actresses ages 6-16 from the Awesome After School Drama Program produced by Paul and Anne DeMeritt, Lindsay Roberts, Yuba City First United Methodist Church and including students from Faith Christian Elementary School and other area schools, rounding out the cast and crew to over 50 Yuba-Sutter youth and young adults! Joyous music and dance will highlight this unique retelling of the story of “The Gospel According to Ebenezer Scrooge,” featuring many of your favorite Christmas carols along with plenty of audience interaction, fun and joyful excitement for all ages!
DeMeritt promises a thrilling and entertaining evening for young and old alike as A Christmas Carol includes magic, music, singing, dancing, and holiday mirth - plus all your Dickens favorites: Bob Cratchit and his family, Mr. And Mrs. Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, and of course, the world’s most famous curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge!
All in all A Christmas Carol promises to be another magical evening from a young people’s theatre company that has received regional acclaim for its highly professional productions and will be a great continuation of the FCS Players Gala 24th Season!
Tickets are $12.00 general and $10.00 for students, seniors and active duty military. Tickets are on sale at the door and Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at FCS Players Box Office/FCHS Library, 3105 Colusa Hwy, Yuba City, CA (Box Office Opens November 14; Closed Nov. 21 -25 for Thanksgiving holiday)
For more information please call the FCS Players at (530) 674-5474 or visit us on the Web at www.fcsplayers.com or www.fcs-k12.org; and as Tiny Tim aptly observed, “God bless us…everyone!!!”