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Tuesday, December 8, 2015


(Adam Dore & Marc Kay)

The AUC will present their festive season Rhumbelow Theatre family show, Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, from December 12 to January 10

Adapted for the stage from the classic tale by Charles Dickens, Scrooge captures the very essence of this wonderful story with all the characters from the original story. A heartwarming tale that leads us through one very special Christmas Eve, where Ebenezer Scrooge must confront the ghosts of his past … his present … and his future! Only if he changes his miserly ways and learns the true meaning of Christmas will he be able to avoid his fate!

The cast includes AUC regulars Marc Kay (Thrice Upon a Time, Penelope Pixie) and Adam Dore (Froggie Fairy Tale, The Pied Piper of Hamelin) and will include their signature style of shadow puppetry, as well as all the thrills, spills and chills of this hauntingly beautiful tale.

Little ones are in for an unforgettable fun-filled adventure filled with lots of audience interaction. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol promises to keep audiences smiling long after the curtains have closed! Suitable for all ages: 3 to 300!

Shows take place at 10h00 except for December 14, 17 & 21 as well as January 4, 7& 10 when they will be held at 14h00. This means that Rhumbelow Kid’s Shows are entirely load shedding proof! So no matter what, the show will go on!

After the show, a short workshop will be held on “basic puppet manipulation” (run by the performers, and at no extra cost!) Snacks and juices are on sale.

Tickets R60 are limited so don’t delay – bookings through Computicket or Ailsa on 083 250 2690 or email or visit

Rhumbelow Theatre is situated in Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo.