Dramatic story reading staged

A special dramatic reading of a well-loved holiday story will raise money for the Summerland Community Support Centre.

A special dramatic reading of a well-loved holiday story will raise money for the Summerland Community Support Centre.

The dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol on Friday, Dec. 6 will feature readings from an abridged version of the Charles Dickens novel as well as carols sung by a choir.

It is presented by Summerland Singers and Players.

Bob Read of Summerland Singers and Players said five readers will each read sections of the story.

The readers are James Fofonoff, Bryan Laver, David Sparks, Martin Van Alphen and Betty-Ann Xenis.

The choir of around 35 voices will be directed by Chris Barron.

The entire performance is around an hour and a half.

Mulled apple juice, Christmas cake and shortbreads will be served afterward.

Tickets are available in Summerland at the Sweet Tooth, Indulgences and Good Omens Cafe.

 

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