- $25 for best available seating for two on December 3, 10, 17, 22, or 23 at 8 p.m. or December 19 or 26 at 3 p.m. (up to $50 value)
- $30 for best available seating for two on December 11 or 18 at 8 p.m. (up to $60 value)
- $35 for best available seating for two on December 5, 12, 19, or 26 at 8 p.m. (up to $70 value)
A Christmas Carol
In Charles Dickens’s timeless Yuletide ghost story, an inveterate miser discovers there is more to the holiday season than making up words such as “humbug.” It’s Christmas Eve, and Ebenezer Scrooge thinks his sole concession to the spirit of generosity—grudgingly giving his long-suffering clerk Bob Cratchit tomorrow off with pay—will be the day’s only unpleasant event. But that’s before the shade of his deceased partner, Jacob Marley, drops by wearing a preview of the chains Scrooge himself has forged through a lifetime of greed. Three other spirits soon follow and whisk Scrooge on a journey through time, where he reflects on a love lost with the Ghost of Christmas Past, peeks in on the present-day poverty—and good cheer—of the Cratchit house with the Ghost of Christmas Present, and quakes before the horror of dying alone and unloved with the Ghost of Christmas Future. Like most high-school calculus tests, it all ends up being a dream, giving Scrooge one last chance to redeem himself and save Tiny Tim.
Penfold Theatre Company puts their own spin on the beloved tale by beaming it through the fictional airwaves of a fictional radio station. All of Dickens’ London comes alive through the voices of just five actors, who play dozens of characters and also conjure up sound effects at an onstage foley table.
Penfold Theatre Company
Penfold Theatre Company takes offense to the notion that the best theater comes from New York. In every successful season, the Round Rock stock of actors and artists give the Great White Way a run for its money with inspired productions. Hatched in the summer of 2007—after an 18-hour road trip led its founders to the dramatic potential of the hills of north Travis and Williamson Counties—Penfold quickly blossomed into a community jewel and a critics’ darling. Winner of the Austin Critics Table Award for Best Musical Production for the third year in a row, the troupe embarks on a new season filled with comedy, drama, and music—all while breeding new stocks of young thespians in their Penfold Players acting classes and summer camps.
Old Settler's Hall at the Old Settlers Association
3300 E Palm Valley Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665Get Directions