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A Treasured Holiday Event Returns to the Adelphi University PAC: A Christmas Carol

Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AU PAC) is proud to announce the return of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Caro

PRLog - Nov. 15, 2011 - Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AU PAC) is proud to announce the return of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This staged reading, dramatized by Barbara Feld and directed by Adelphi’s Brian Rose, will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Although the performance is free, in the spirit of A Christmas Carol, audience members are encouraged to bring non-perishable food products. Alpha Psi Omega, the Theatre Honor Society, will collect the donations and deliver them to the Mary Brennan Inn in Hempstead.  

A Christmas Carol was originally written by Charles Dickens, but it is Barbara Feld’s famous adaptation of the story that will be read again this year. Adelphi University faculty member Dr. Brian Rose, along with 15 student actors, will bring to life Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and all the other characters we know and love from this classic tale.

With the addition of a food drive to this annual tradition, the students, faculty, and staff of Adelphi University hope to share the spirit of the holidays with families throughout Long Island. This added dimension breathes new life into a production that has brought joy to so many for nearly two hundred years.

For more information about the staged reading of A Christmas Carol or any other events at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, please visit aupac.adelphi.edu.  

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island.

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