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Posted on: November 30, 2015

[ARCHIVED] "A Christmas Carol" at Academy Theatre


For years "A Christmas Carol" has shared its timeless message of redemption and the spirit of Christmas. This December at Hapeville Elementary School follow the magical journey of Ebenezer Scrooge, the lonely miser who discovers joy, generosity, and the spirit of the season. With ghosts, carolers, live music, and Charles Dickens himself The Academy Theatre is kicking off the Holiday Season with a show the whole family will love.

Lynna Schmidt, director of "A Christmas Carol" says, "This is a lovely, family friendly production. We hope you will join this outstanding cast as we celebrate the holiday season and learn what the true meaning of Christmas is for Mr. Scrooge. Happy Holidays from our family to yours."

This is Academy Theatre’s second annual presentation of Schmidt’s adaptation. Most of the beloved cast from last year’s show will be returning to the stage, including Dan Brown, who plays Charles Dickens and Bob Cratchit, and Steve Martin, who plays Ebenezer Scrooge.

“I’m excited to be back! This is going to be a fun, festive show!”, says Brown.

Academy Theatre invites you to enjoy this time honored favorite and make reservations now.

This show is appropriate for all ages.

The City of Hapeville, the Hapeville Association of Tourism and Trade, and the Academy Theatre have entered into a public/private partnership to serve the citizens of Hapeville. The City of Hapeville and the Hapeville Association of Tourism and Trade are official sponsors of the Academy Theatre’s programming in Hapeville.

This show has been sponsored in part by Porsche. Academy Theatre’s programming for the 2015-2016 season is sponsored in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts.

What: Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol”
Who: Academy Theatre, directed and adapted by Lynna Schmidt
Where: Hapeville Elementary School
When: Dec. 4 through 20, 2015 . Friday & Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm
Tickets: $20 at the door, $15 online at

For more information please call the Academy Theatre at 404-474-8332 or visit

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