|Theater group presents radio program|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|November 25, 2011 08:17 pm|
Brookings-Harbor Community Theater will present “A Christmas Carol” for the community – providing a chance for audiences to re-live the days when families sat around the radio, listening together as actors read the story into microphones.
Listeners are invited to gather around and tune-in to hear the live, on-air performance on KURY Radio 95.3 FM or turn on the TV to Charter Cable channel 4 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7
People may also drop by the Harbor Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10, where the vocal cast will perform on stage. All seats are $5 at the door.
The audience will see the voice actors read their parts into microphones, hear Christmas carolers performing courtesy of The Brookings Chorale under the direction of Russ Oelheim, and witness the many items the sound effects crew uses during the performance.
Sound effects include horses’ hooves, dishes clinking, chimes and thunder, and chains dragging, The sound crew is comprised of Lynette McPherson, Christine Chapman, Scott Graves, Daniel McPherson and Brittney Lawson. The vocal cast includes Paul Fleming as the narrator, Rick De Haven as Ebenezer Scrooge, Todd Pearson as Bob Cratchit and Marley’s Ghost, Pam Lynn as Mrs. Cratchit and Belle, Jacque Graves as Kate, Tony Hobbs as Second Spirit and Old Joe, Ron Lewis as First Spirit, Christine Chapman as Third Spirit, Bev Tracy as Mrs. Dilber and Lamb, Teri McGregor as Martha Cratchit and Fanny, Joe Donahue as Poole and Fezziwig, Everett Van Maren as Tiny Tim, Buck and Caroler, Daniel Pearson as Peter Cratchit, Alia Graves as Belinda, Karen Dillon as Charwoman and Guest, and Russ Oelheim as Fred.
The Brookings Chorale, singing under the direction of Russ Oelheim, includes Cami Meccia, Ted Broderick, Frank Castro, Karen Dillon, Lorraine Gordon, Cathy Oelheim, Yvonne Pinette, Robin Sutherland, Myra Shelley and Joe Teresi.
Hot cider, smoking bishop, and snack-bar treats will be available.
For more information, call Dori Blodgett at 541-661-2473.