Adam Nelson as Bob Cratchit & Brendan Gillespie as Peter Cratchit in Coastal Artists Productions' original musical, A CHRISTMAS CAROL
"To live each day, come what may, we can say we're happy..." Adam Nelson as Bob Cratchit & Michele Roman as Tiny Tim in Coastal Artists Productions' original musical, A CHRISTMAS CAROL
"I won't forget the goose." Adam Nelson as Bob Cratchit in Coastal Artists Productions' original musical, A CHRISTMAS CAROL
The 2014 cast of Coastal Artists Productions original musical, A CHRISTMAS CAROL
OCEAN GROVE, NEW JERSEY- The show that shined! A Christmas Carol "opened hearts and eyes" in 2014 at the historic Jersey Shore Arts Center (66 S Main Street). The "must see", song-filled adaptation reawakened the true spirit of Christmas in a heart-stirring carol of profound beauty and redemption. Coastal Artists Productions presented a classic cast of characters as we followed Jacob Marley, Tiny Tim, the Cratchit family, and Scrooge through a musical journey that has become a feel-good holiday tradition! The highly-celebrated adaptation based upon the Charles Dickens' classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL followed the original tale and took audiences along on curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge transformational journey, A Christmas Carolis a treasured jewel that reveals both hope and beauty under Scrooge's refusal to get into the holiday spirit until three ghostly visitors lead him on a trip through Christmas Past, Present and Future hoping to change his destiny and save his soul. This brilliant new musical, follows Scrooge through a series of strange and magical journeys, where he ultimately discovers the true spirit of the holiday season. Performing in a theater almost as old as the play!
The production featured the talents of Sal Giacchi as the iconic Scrooge, David J Cruse as the ghost of Jacob Marley, and Adam Nelson as Bob Cratchit. Incredible performances from Joe Minnella as The Peddler with a soaring voice that stopped the show, comic tour-de-force Casey Webb as The Ghost of Christmas Present, Michele Roman as Tiny Tim, 2014 Perry Award-nominee Carleigh Chirico as The Ghost of Christmas Past, Lindsay Cherin (2014 Fearless Icon semi-finalist) as Belle, and many other local favorites.