Montgomery, NY native Niko Papastefanou is getting a big opportunity starting Dec. 8. He’s starring as Ebenezer Scrooge in the Pace University adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” This version features music, dance and puppets. The performances are at the Schimmel Theater at Pace, which is where James Lipton hosts episodes of “Inside the Actors Studio.” Performances run through Dec. 12.
Niko Papastefanou’s hometown newspaper – The Times Herald–Record, serving New York’s Hudson Valley and the Catskills – took note of his leading role as Scrooge in Pace’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” A cast photo was also included in the story – http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101130/COMM/11300311
The most famous holiday story ever told is alive at Pace University, filled with choreography by Rhonda Miller, music by Scott O’Brien and many surprises. The production is as vibrant as it is haunting in this new adaptation by Grant Kretchik. Adults and children alike are sure to find something fresh in this inventive and festive holiday production, on top of being an affordable way to celebrate the holiday season in New York City.
Pace University and the Department of Performing Arts take you on a fantastical journey with the timeless holiday classic A Christmas Carol, based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Enter the world of Ebenezer Scrooge as he is confronted by larger than life puppets who teach him the value of the holiday spirit and the importance of family and kindness to others – http://t.co/w8YPts7
December 8-12, 2010
Performance Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday at 8PM; Saturday at 2:00PM; Sunday at 1:00PM and 7:00PM
Location: Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University, New York City Campus east of City Hall in Lower Manhattan (entrance on Spruce Street)
Tickets: Students/Seniors $8 Adults $12, General Admission Seating
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