Media Release

 

Thursday, November 21, 2013
For Immediate Release

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

Rainbow Company Offers Holiday Theatrical Treat Dec. 6-15
Charleston Heights Arts Center Hosts “Scrooge, The Musical” In 2 and 7 P.M. Shows

 

Join the holiday fun as the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre presents the upbeat and lyrical “Scrooge, The Musical” for ages 5 to 105.  Most audiences are familiar with the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his miserly ways, but this production makes it one to cherish. 

The musical will be performed Dec. 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 8, 14 and 15 at 2 p.m., at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, located at 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are available now at $5 per person. To purchase tickets, visit www.artslasvegas.org (there is no online fee) or call (702) 229-6553 or 229-6383. Advance purchase is recommended.

A large cast of enthusiastic actors sing and dance their way through Charles Dickens’ classic tale, musically directed by Joseph L. Cottone and costumed by guest designer Gail Lehtinen. According to director Karen McKenney, “There are 39 people of all ages in the cast, so it’s been a challenging job, but we’re sure the results are going to please the audience.”
 
The Rainbow Company is a program of the city of Las Vegas. The theater group holds auditions open to both adults and young people throughout the year. The staff offer classes in all aspects of theatre for ages 4 through high school at Charleston Heights Arts Center, and present four productions annually that bring the magic of live theatre to family audiences. In its 37-year tenure, Rainbow Company has received numerous accolades, including the Governor’s Arts Award, Nickelodeon’s Parents’ Picks Award, the National Recreation and Park Association First-Place Dorothy Mullen Arts & Humanities Award, and many more. For more information about the Rainbow Company or to register for upcoming classes, call (702) 229-6553 or go online to www.artslasvegas.org.

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