Oklahoma troupe to perform "A Christmas Carol"

Release Date: 11/30/2011

Clarksville, Ark. --- Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park (OSP) will present the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol," at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, as part of the University of the Ozarks' 2011-2012 Walton Arts & Ideas Series.

The production will be held in the University's Walton Fine Arts Center on the Clarksville campus. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the performance at the box office or in advance by calling 979-1346.

OSP's performance of "A Christmas Carol," offers a unique twist on an old favorite. This fast-paced, energy-filled, one-hour original adaptation of the classic Dickens story includes 10 actors and is a family-friendly production. Following the performance, all audience members are invited to a reception in the Walton Fine Arts Center lobby for hot chocolate and cookies.

OSP will also be offering a special performance workshop for children and adults on the day of the performance. No prior performance experience is required and everyone is invited to attend these free workshops. If you are interested in more information about these workshops, please contact WAIS Director Ginny Sain at gsain@ozarks.edu.

Founded in 1985, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park has spent the last 25 years sharing the magic of live theatre with audiences all over the country.