A Christmas Carol — with TV's Williams, Harry and Conaway — Begins Performances Nov. 30

News   A Christmas Carol — with TV's Williams, Harry and Conaway — Begins Performances Nov. 30
 
Stars of several television favorites begin performances in a limited engagement of A Christmas Carol Nov. 30 at New York's Beacon Theatre.

Barry Williams, who achieved national fame as Greg Brady on the seventies TV series "The Brady Bunch," heads the cast of the Charles Dickens classic, which will play the Beacon through Dec. 5. Also featured in the company of the show, which features several classic holiday tunes, are Jeff Conaway ("Taxi"), Jackée Harry ("227), Malik Yoba ("New York Undercover") and vocalist-actress Angela Bofill.

The complete cast includes Greg Younger (Ebenezer Scrooge), Barry Williams (Narrator/Thomas), Malik Yoba (Jacob Marley/ Christmas Present), Jackée Harry (Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Dilber), Angela Bofill (Christmas Past/Townsperson), Derek Straat (Fred/ Scrooge’s Father/Christmas Future), Sarah Williams (Constance/Abigail), David Girard (Young Scrooge/Topper/Solictor Two), Jeff Conaway (Fezziwig/Old Joe), Gordon Hazzard (Bob Cratchit), Ruth Martin (Mrs. Cratchit/Prudence), Felicia Graham (Belle/Townsperson), Tessa Clark (Margery/Florrie), Edrick Browne (Solicitor One/Dick) and Vincent Allocca (Old Joe/Vendor/Fiddler).

Terry Rabine and Paul Rigne Roach co-direct the holiday story about Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchet and Ebenezer Scrooge. The creative team also features Treylan Doler (choreography), Susan Kelliher (lighting design), Karin Mason (costume design) and Dynatec Event Services (sound design).

After its Beacon run, A Christmas Carol will play a month-long tour, which includes stops in Detroit, MI (at the Music Hall, Dec. 7-12); Syracuse, NY (at the Landmark Theatre, Dec. 15-16); and Buffalo, NY (at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Dec. 17-19).

Barry Williams appeared on Broadway in the replacement cast of Romance/Romance. Jeff Conaway's Main Stem gigs include All the Way Home, Grease and The News. And, Jackée Harry has been seen on Broadway in A Broadway Musical and the 2002 revival of The Boys from Syracuse. A Christmas Carol will play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 4 and 8 PM, and Sundays at 3 and 7 PM. Tickets, priced $33-$62, are available by calling (212) 307 4100. The Beacon Theatre is located in Manhattan at 2124 Broadway.

Visit www.achristmascaroltour.com for more information.

Malik Yoba (left), Jackee, Barry Williams, Angela Bofill, and Jeff Conaway in <i>A Christmas Carol</i>
Malik Yoba (left), Jackee, Barry Williams, Angela Bofill, and Jeff Conaway in A Christmas Carol Photo by Tom Killips
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