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Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Beekman Arms

December 1, 2017 08:58 am Updated: December 1, 2017 08:59 am

RHINEBECK — You’ve seen Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghosts of Christmas from a theatre seat. This season, why not dine with them? Kick off the Christmas holiday season with song, laughter and nostalgia as actors and carolers bring scenes from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to life. The historic Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck will present this unique dinner show at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 and 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 17. The cost of the dinner and the show is $50.00 per person not including tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 845-876-1766 ext. 356.

This event will feature a sumptuous three course dinner, preceded by a reception with where guests will meet Ebeneezer Scrooge, the Cratchit family including Tiny Tim, Nephew Fred and four carolers in authentic Victorian costume.

“Frank and Kristen’s show continues to gain critical praise for every detail including authentic costumes, musical interludes and in depth characterizations”, says Nancy Marcellus, marketing manager of Lawry’s Prime Rib Restaurant.

This production is a tribute to the spirit of a traditional holiday. Audience members are encouraged to interact with the Dickens’ characters, as they settle in for a fine dinner and evening of celebration. Adapted from Charles Dickens’ classic, the script was written by Frank and Kristen Marquette. This is the 18th season the Marquette’s version of A Christmas Carol is being produced.