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Weis Center Presents Virtual Holiday Performance: Manual Cinema’s “A Christmas Carol”

December 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - December 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm EST

Saturday, December 5, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 13, 4 p.m.
Thursday, December 17, 8 p.m.
The runtime for the performance is one hour and is suggested for ages 5+.
In this world premiere online event created for audiences of all ages,
interdisciplinary performance collective Manual Cinema takes on Charles
Dickens’s holiday classic with a visually inventive adaptation made to
broadcast directly to your home.
Performed live in Chicago and presented by a live stream, Manual Cinema’s
“A Christmas Carol” will be told with hundreds of paper puppets,
miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score in an imaginative
re-invention of a cherished holiday tradition.
An avowed holiday skeptic, Aunt Trudy has been recruited to channel her
late husband Joe’s famous Christmas cheer. From the isolation of her studio
apartment, she reconstructs his annual Christmas Carol puppet show – over a
Zoom call while the family celebrates Christmas Eve under lockdown. But as
Trudy becomes more absorbed in her own version of the story, the puppets
take on a life of their own, and the family’s call transforms into a
stunning cinematic adaptation of Dickens’s classic ghost story.
Tickets are $20 per household and can be purchased at
http://www.Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-570-1000.
Ticket purchasers will receive a livestream link 24 hours prior to the
performance. Please consider testing the link prior to showtime.
Purchase tickets early; ticket sales will conclude 30 minutes prior to each
performance’s show time.
More event info http://go.bucknell.edu/WeisCenterHoliday


December 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm EST
December 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm EST
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