‘A Christmas Carol’ gets rave reviews
Audiences raved “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” presented by Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield School District Community Education over the weekend. This imaginative re-telling of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic was filled with beautiful melodies and memorable lyrics by Broadway powerhouses Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens. Boasting a cast and creative team of more than 50 artists and directed by Springfield’s veteran director Cheryl Neidt, “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” signified the start of the holiday season for many and celebrated by combining community members with elementary and high school students. More pictures and information about the stage musical are contained inside this newspaper.