Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol performance at Wingate University

Scrooge (photo credit to Judy Simpson Cook)
Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer 704-233-8320

Wingate, N.C. – Wingate University's Friends of the Library and Waxhaw's The Storefront Theater will present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The concert play reading will take place in The Batte Center's Plyler-Griffin Recital Hall. Hors D'oeuvres will be served following the performance.

“The Friends of the Library at Wingate University hosts this holiday tradition each year and it is one of our most popular events,” said Christy Inge, access services manager at the Ethel K. Smith Library. “Dickens’ A Christmas Carol comes to life with the talents of The Storefront Theatre.”

Reservations are required. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by contacting Christy Inge at 704-233-8091 or

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