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Preview of 'A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens' at the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre

Based on 'Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time' by Mary Pope Osborne

A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens
Live at the Warner

Torrington, CT – The students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education will present the world premiere of A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens December 7-9 in the Warner’s Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.

A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens is based on the beloved children’s book, A Ghost Tale For Christmas Time, by bestselling local author Mary Pope Osborne! Jack and Annie are whisked back in time to Victorian England and the foggy streets of London where they discover that Charles Dickens is haunted by sad memories and has vowed never to write another book. With a bit of magic and the help of three ghosts, the kids are able to inspire Mr. Dickens to write his most beloved tale: A Christmas Carol!

The World Premiere of the stage production based on the beloved children’s book by bestselling local author Mary Pope Osborne! In this Magic Tree House adventure, what is Jack and Annie’s mission from Merlin the Magician? To help the famous writer Charles Dickens! In a magical whirl, the brother and sister are whisked back in time to Victorian England and the foggy streets of London. There, Jack and Annie discover that Charles Dickens has everything he could possibly want. How can they help him? It is not until Mr. Dickens rescues them from being thrown in jail that they discover his secret past and the sad memories that haunt him. They will need all their magic and help from three ghosts—to keep the great writer from ruining his life!

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Performances are Fri, Dec 7 at 7pm, Sat.,Dec 8 at 7pm and Sun., Dec 9 at 2pm. Tickets are $12.50 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at www.warnertheatre.org

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