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WST For Kids presents A Christmas Carol

October 1, 2008

Celebrate the Holidays with A Christmas Carol! (photo: Mark Garvin)

PHILADELPHIA, PA: The Walnut Street Theatre For Kids production of A Christmas Carol has become an annual tradition for families in the Delaware Valley. The show provides a calm and joyous respite from the maelstrom of the holiday season. The story of everyone's favorite miser ignites the imagination and the heart in a way that only live theatre can. At the start of Dickens' story, Ebenezer Scrooge has only one reply for happy holiday wishes: "Bah, humbug!" But when Scrooge receives some ghostly visitors on one fateful Christmas Eve, this grumpy miser embraces a joyful new way of life. Will he learn his lesson before it's too late?

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