Monday, November 05, 2012

A Christmas at Saddleback College

 Posted By CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita , CA – The Department of Theatre Arts at Saddleback College announced it is to present A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens November 30th-December 9th in the Studio Theatre. 

L-R:  Wade Hatch, Blake Kerzie

Directed by Jonelle Allen and musically directed by David Anthony with staging by Ellen Prince, this holiday musical tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation prompted by the visit of four spirits.  Returning to Dickens’ original manuscript for inspiration, this new interpretation combines original music, projected scenery, forgotten characters and classic storytelling.

The matinees are already sold out but the following dates are still open and selling fast: November 30th, December 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th at 8 pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4 Wednesday-Saturday) and online at  Prices are $15 general; $10 students/seniors.

The Department of Theatre Arts program at Saddleback College produces several fully-staged shows each year.  All students are given the opportunity to audition for every production yet Theatre Arts students are given priority in the casting process.  In addition there are numerous opportunities for students to contribute in backstage activities through the Entertainment and Theater Technology program.
Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Free parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the third left to Theatre Circle, turning right into Lot 12.
Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit  

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