A Christmas Carol, cookie decorating at the MAC

Nov 27, 2022

MARION – As the holiday season launches, the Marion Art Center has events scheduled to get you into the spirit.

Tickets are going fast for the Marion Art Center’s upcoming production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, adapted for radio from Charles Dickens’ novella by Anthony Palermo, directed by Rick Sherburne. Audience members will enjoy the storytelling nature of this production through performance of the voice featuring all the familiar characters: Scrooge, the Cratchits, Jacob Marley, the spirits of Christmas, and more.

The cast includes Kiah Allaire, Jack Boesen, Allie Goodman, Amina Goodman, Sophia Goodman, John Heavey, Becky Jenkinson, Suzie Kokkins, Tristan McCann, Brennan McKiernan, Bill Miller, Joseph Sebby, Gordon Sherburne, Jacob Sherburne, Joanne Sherburne, and Gary Sousa, with Nancy Gabriel as stage manager and Steven McManus as technician.

Performances in the MAC’s Anne Braitmayer Webb Theater are scheduled for Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, and 10, with Friday and Saturday shows scheduled at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee scheduled at 2:00 p.m.Tickets are $18 for MAC members and $20 for nonmembers. They are available at marionartcenter.org/events.

The Marion Art Center will give away free decorate-your-own cookies this year during the Marion Holiday Stroll on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., or while supplies last.

Decorate your cookie with squeezable frosting, mini M&M’s, sprinkles, and more.

The MAC holiday elves will have their cookie stations set up on the MAC patio, located at 80 Pleasant Street, at the corner of Pleasant and Main streets in Marion.

All materials will be provided, and all are welcome.