In latest production, American Stage shows St. Pete the other side of ‘Christmas Carol’

The story of Jacob Marley runs through Jan. 2.

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click to enlarge The cast of Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol introduces themselves. - Curtis Waidley
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The cast of Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol introduces themselves.
American Stage shows another side of a classic story when the company presents “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starting Wednesday, Dec. 8.

Based on a 1995 book by Tom Mula, the play focuses on Ebenezer Scrooge’s already-dead partner.

Running through Jan. 2 out of the Raymond James Theater at 163 3rd St. N in St. Petersburg. Tickets run from $20-$75.
Location Details

American Stage Theatre Company

163 3rd St N., St. Petersburg St. Pete

(727) 823-7529

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The St. Pete theater company brings a “punk twist” to the production but is pretty tight-lipped about what that entails except some costumes straight out of Trash and Vaudeville.

Two-time New York Times Critics pick Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj directs the show, with Saren Nofs Snyder, Amanda Jane Snyder, Patrick A. Jackson, and Amber McNew making up the four-person cast.

Among other COVID-19 protocols, masks are required including during the show. “If a patron removes their mask, the performance will be paused until they replace it.”

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