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A Classic Christmas Production

Metropolis Performing Arts Center presents: A Christmas Carol

canstockphoto15940342 edit crop A Classic Christmas Production

A Christmas Carol, the musical production based on the Charles Dickens classic will be staged at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center for the 11th year running. With planning nearly a year in the making, the show is again projected to be moving and thought provoking.

The show is the most popular holiday themed musical of the year, and with cast size expected to stay at 28 again they will have been perfecting their English accents to get the perfect pitch. Dickens himself chose this novel as his first to adapt to a stage production after its first publication in 1843. Since then, A Christmas Carol has been an icon of Christmas theatre.

While it is not known for sure, it is believed that Charles drew his inspiration for the novel mainly from his humiliating childhood experiences and sympathy for the poor. What resulted was what many claim to have saved Christmas and bought the joy and merriness back to it. The novel won instant praise and still does as many children learn about the book in their youth. Remarkable the novel is still in print to this day.

The main character, Ebenezer Scrooge is bitter and miserable before an emotional transformation ideologically, ethically and emotionally as a result of supernatural visits from Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas.

Show Times: A Christmas Carol

The show will run at least once daily from the November 29th until Christmas Eve at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. Starting times to vary so check the schedule in advance. Tickets are available online, or you can call 847.577.5982 (x228) with adult tickets $30 and Children 12 & under at $15.50. The annual food drive continues with the event. You can help those in need by dropping non-perishable items to the lobby.

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Located beside the scenic Busse Woods Park, the Elk Grove Hotel is a well placed hotel with great rates offering a shuttle service to and from the Hotel. It is only a 5.5 mile journey to Arlington Heights where you can watch A Christmas Carol at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. Call us at toll free 1-800-482-3887 or or book your stay from our website today!


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