$5 – $15

"A Christmas Carol" - a live 1940s style radio drama by CPTC

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West Chester Activity Center

7900 Cox Rd

West Chester, OH 45069

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THREE SHOWS -
1) Saturday, December 16 at 3:00pm
2) Saturday, December 16 at 8:00pm
3) Sunday, December 17 at 3:00pm

PERFORMANCE VENUE at West Chester Activity Center
7900 Cox Rd, West Chester OH (at Tylersville & Cox by Kroger)

TICKET PRICES:
$15 Adults ages 18+

$10 Seniors & ages 13-17
$5 Children 12 & under

Please purchase online. If you have issues with online access/purchasing, contact Melody O'Day at West Chester Activity Center 513-779-7360 Monday - Friday 9am-4pm to reserve tickets and pay at the door. There may be unreserved tickets available at the door for each show, first-come first-served.

Questions? See our FACEBOOK PAGE, IM us through FB, email AskMe@CinematicPlays.org or call 513-237-1077

FAMILY-FRIENDLY SHOWS performed 1940s radio broadcast style with actors and live Foley sound effects! Don’t miss this thrilling transport to another era!
**SHOW SYNOPSIS**
A family favorite, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man who whose miserly ways are challenged after four ghostly visits one Christmas Eve. His ghosts are Jacob Marley, his deceased business partner, and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Christmas Present and Christmases Yet--to-Come show him how his miserly spirit has affected others. Is there still time for Scrooge to transform? Come see our production to find out!

ALL SEATS ARE GENERAL SEATING in an intimate venue
Estimated Running Time = 90 minutes, with one 15 minute intermission between Acts. Intermission includes sodas/bottled water and refreshments (popcorn, candies etc) (donation of your choice requested for food & beverage) and split the pot raffle

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CINEMATIC PLAYS THEATER COMPANY
CAST & CREW - Just like in the 1940s radio program shows, many cast members play more than one character. Some also help crew positions such as live Foley sound effects.

CREW:
Zachery Riggins - DIRECTOR
Pheel Amato - Asst Director & Foley Design/Direction/Execution
Foley Execution (by possibly the world’s youngest Foley Department (ages 9-12): Kittles siblings - Andre Jr., Jayden, Jayla; Cassandra Batte
Britton Holmes - Audio Master/Execution

CAST (in alphabetic order):
Cassie Batte – Caroler
Nan Bongiani – Narrator, Mrs. Cratchit, Charwoman
"Bob" Robert G. Elkins – Ebenezer Scrooge
Andre Kittles Sr. – Bob Cratchit
Andre Kittles Jr. – Buck, Peter Cratchit, Caroler
Jayden Kittles –Tiny Tim, Caroler
Jayla Kittles – Lamb, Belinda Cratchit, Caroler
Zach Riggins – Ghost of Christmas Past, Nephew Fred, Party Guest
Andrew Shamblin – Ghost of Christmas Present, Businessman, Old Joe, Poole, Mr. Fezziwig
Liz Elizabeth Taylor – Belle, Martha Cratchit, Mrs. Dilber, Fan Scrooge, Party Guest, Kate
Charles White – Announcer, Marley’s Ghost, Ghost of Christmas Future


FUN FAST FACTS ABOUT OUR CAST & CREW:

- We possibly have the World’s youngest Foley Execution Department, four children aged 9 to 12! They also have acting roles.

- Our multi-talented Director and founder, Zach Riggins, has his roots in Withrow performing arts as well as Mariemont Players summer musicals and childrens' shows by Elston Hurst. CPTC has future plans to pay it forward with childrens' productions.

- Assistant Director & Foley Design/Direction/Execution is only one of Phil Amato’s many skills. By day, you can find him crafting some very cool and functional human prosthetics for kids and adults.

- Robert "Bob" Elkins has graced our area community theaters countless times, appeared in many films including "Coal Miner's Daughter", and still coaches childrens' acting at age 85! Every rehearsal with Bob is an acting Master Class, you need only to watch him to learn.

- Actor Andre Kittles Sr. has been a stand-up comedian and is a Minister. He's also Dad to 3 of the 4 children in our show.

- Actor Nan Bongiani has been involved in arts as a child, is retired from the Cincy Police Dept and sings in a band. She likes circus peanuts.

- Actor Chuck White's distinctive rich bass voice can't be missed. He's recently retired from the Cincy Police. He and Nan sing in "Most Wanted", the anti-drug and alcohol rock band comprised exclusively of Police Agencies throughout Hamilton County. They make it cool for youth to "Just Say No".

- Actor Andrew "Shambo" Shamblin does impressions of actors and cartoon characters, recently became engaged, and sings in several languages. He is a singing contestant on America’s Got Talent Season 13!

- Actor Liz Taylor worked orchestra crew while attending SCPA and was hooked on acting when cast in The Sound of Music.

- Crew & cast member Cassandra Batte has worked crew on Mariemont and Beechmont Players' productions, as well as modeling for a local agency. Liz is her mom.

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