See theater, decorate wreaths at the Marion Art Center
As holiday festivities begin in the Tri-town, the Marion Art Center has announced a full slate of holiday events through November and December.
They have announced their 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, Gary Sousa, and Ivy Stewart, with Nancy Gabriel as stage manager and Steven McManus as technician.
Performances in the MAC’s Anne Braitmayer Webb Theater are scheduled 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 p.m.Tickets go on sale to MAC members on Friday, Nov. 4 and to nonmembers on Friday, Nov. 11 at marionartcenter.org/events.
The annual exhibit Small Works + Holiday Shop will run Nov. 11 through Dec. 16, with an opening reception scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibit will feature original works of art, all under fourteen inches plus a curated selection of handmade goods such as jewelry, textiles, ceramics, woodworks and gifts. All pieces may be removed from the galleries upon purchase for this cash and carry show. Learn more at marionartcenter.org/on-exhibit.
The Marion Art Center will also host a live wreath decorating workshop, scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the MAC Studio. Decorate and take home a 12″ live wreath for the holiday season.
The workshop, taught by MAC member Bunny Mogilnicki, is limited to 12 students, all ages welcome.
All materials will be provided including wreaths, ribbons, balls, shells and natural materials. Registrants are encouraged to bring any specific materials or special items they wish to add to their wreaths. The cost of the workshop is $40 for MAC members and $50 for nonmembers. Register online at marionartcenter.org/events.