OCHS Drama Guild to perform ‘A Christmas Carol’ this week

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OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City High School Drama Guild’s fall production of “A Christmas Carol” will be presented four times this week, starting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Hughes Performing Arts Center, Sixth Street and Atlantic Avenue.

The Charles Dickens classic, which tells the story of how a visit from three ghosts affected a change of heart in the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge, will also be performed 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

Tickets are $12 for students and $15 for adults, and can be reserved by calling the ticket hotline at 609-399-1290, ext. 1442.

Director Leah Getz has divided the students into two casts, the Holly and the Ivy. The Holly cast performs Thursday and Saturday nights and the Ivy cast performs Friday night and Saturday afternoon. Most roles are double cast, although some roles will be played by one student for all four performances.

The lead role of Scrooge is split between senior Austin Satinsky (Holly cast) and sophomore Justin Smith (Ivy cast). Seniors Marly Logue (Holly) and Carley DelSordo (Ivy) share the role of Mrs. Dilber. Appearing in all four performances are sophomore Maura Twiggs in the role of the Ghost of Jacob Marley and senior Jason Shirk in the role of Bob Cratchit. Junior Connie Meyer (Holly) and sophomore Johannah Newman (Ivy) split the role of Mrs. Cratchit.

Tiny Tim Cratchit is played by Jordan Severino, the young son of American Sign Language teacher Amy Severino.

Cindy Nevitt / Ocean City High School students in the roles of Bob Cratchit, left, and Ebenezer Scrooge perform in an early scene in Cindy Nevitt / Ocean City High School students in the roles of Bob Cratchit, left, and Ebenezer Scrooge perform in an early scene in

Promotional poster courtesy of OCHS Drama Club / Ocean City High School's drama club will present Promotional poster courtesy of OCHS Drama Club / Ocean City High School's drama club will present


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