Humbug Opens at Cascades Theatrical Company

CTCThis humorous and heart-warming play opens December 5-20. It features a cast of 13, most of whom are appearing on the CTC stage for the first time: Ann Marie Anderson, Andrea Couch, Jim Mocabee, Sherri Mocabee, Nea Battilega, Alistair Don, Ed Victor, Josh Billeter, Jade Schalk, Jessica Sproat, Evelyne Anderson, Shane Ketterman and Epiphany Battilega.

Eleanor Scrooges’ Christmas Eve begins with a visit from a man whose company she has just bought out from under him. Then come the Homeless Helpers asking for a donation. Scrooge sends them away crying. It’s bad enough there are beggars. Now there are beggar’s beggars?

Later, the ghost of the recently deceased Marley surprises her when he looks over her shoulder and tells her to sell one of the stocks she is currently holding. Marley does have insider information now. The other advisors follow. Past has a Russian accent, Present is a cockney who hasn’t brushed her teeth in over two hundred years and Future is, well, a man of few words.  


Adults $20, seniors (60+) $16, students $13.
Two Sunday matinees 2pm, evening shows 7:30pm. December 4 is preview night, when the final dress rehearsal can be viewed for $10.

Auditions will be held for The Glass Menagerie after opening weekend of Humbug. Directed by Juliah Rae, this Tennessee Williams classic opens January 23 and closes February 7. Cast requirements are two men and two women. Auditions will be held December 8-9, Monday and Tuesday at 7pm at Cascades Theatre.  

There are laughs and tunes in late December at Cascades Theatre. The Bend Improvisational group Triage takes the stage on Friday December 26 at 7:30pm, $5 admission. www.bendimprov.com.

Saturday December 27 enjoy Jazz at Joes at 7pm. www.jazzatjoes.com.

For details on any of the events happening at Cascades Theatre, have a look at the website cascadestheatrical.org, phone the box office at 541-389-0803, or write to janis@cascadestheatrical.org CTC is always looking for volunteers to act or otherwise work in shows, help build sets, find props and costumes, and work the front of the house during performances. Call or write Janis if you are interested in helping your community theatre in any way.

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