Cowboy Christmas Carol - December 13 - December 22, 2019

Olive Branch Theatricals
OLIVE BRANCH THEATRICALS
 
The MAIN
PRESENTS
 
COWBOY CHRISTMAS CAROL

 

Adaptation by

Jackie Mellor-Guin

 

Original Music & Lyrics by

Ayla Lippincott

 

 

 

 

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Ayla Lippincott

Mia Zumsteg

George Cummings

Adam C. Murphy

Robert William

 

Tim McGowan

Gabriella Roberts

 

 

 

 

Produced by

 Davis | Brady | McClain

 

 

Choreographed by

Caroline Siler

 

Directed by

Jackie Mellor-Guin

 

DIRECTOR'S NOTES

 

When asked again to direct for Olive Branch, for a show to go up for the Christmas season, the old favorite “A Christmas Carol” came to mind. Being a native Brit, this story unfolded to me as a young child & as an adult still holds a place in my soppy silly heart.

 

But the thought of doing just the same old same old, got me to pondering ya'll. With Newhall so immersed in a western like theme along its walkways & other parts, why not give the old tale a twist and make it a "Cowboy Christmas Carol". Yehaa.

 

One cannot outdo the writings of Dickens, and one should not try, but I hazard a guess that old Charlie himself would give a wry smile to see his beloved tale become westernized. If not, I expect a Ghostly visit sometime soon!

 

The tale is the same, we just added a good old western hoedown. So saddle up, don a stetson and let's mosey on down to the Wild Wild West Bank of Newhall & let the story begin.

 

"Once upon a time ....