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Salvation Army‘s Black Box Theater debuts A Christmas Carol Kids in partnership with Rubber City Theater

12/8/2017
This holiday season, Rubber City Theatre is producing Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol for the second year in a row. The show is performed at The Salvation Army of Summit County’s Black Box at Fort Romig, an intimate store-front black box theatre located at 2207 Romig Road in Akron. A Christmas Carol runs until December 23 with Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances at 7:30PM and matinee performances at 2:30PM on Saturdays and Sundays.
 
On Saturday, December 16 at 2:00PM, a very special performance will showcase the collaboration between The Salvation Army of Summit County and Rubber City Theatre. Prior to the Rubber City Theatre performance of the holiday classic, audiences will view A Christmas Carol Kids, performed by the Salvation Army's Billy Booth Arts and Science Factory students.

A Christmas Carol Kids is a 25-minute production in which 20 students play a range of parts from the famous miser of Christmas, Scrooge, to Tiny Tim. Students in the Billy Booth Arts and Science Factory program come from all over Akron to attend and participate in the performance.
 
This show is one of several shortened plays and musicals that The Salvation Army and Rubber City Theatre produce as part of their unique creative collaboration. The show will be performed prior to the December 16 matinee of Rubber City Theatre's main stage production of A Christmas Carol, reception to follow.  The Salvation Army of Summit County and Rubber City Theatre invite the Akron and Northeast Ohio community to join them for this exciting performance.
 
This holiday season see these two casts bring the classic story to life and join the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge as he journeys through the past, present, and future when the Spirits of Christmas give him the opportunity to redeem himself.
 
Tickets begin at $16 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased by phone at 234-252-0272, online at rubbercitytheatre.com/tickets, or at the door within one hour to show time.
 
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