Smokey Barn News
Monday November 10, 2014
Springfield, Robertson County, Tenn.
The Robertson County Players Presents “A Southern Christmas Carol”
The Robertson County Players are excited about their 2014 Christmas musical the highly acclaimed and critical hit, A Southern Christmas Carol by Rob Lauer.
The Players version of the Charles Dickens’ classic story has Ebenezer Scrooge as a tight-fisted tobacco company owner, with the story transplanted from 1840’s London to 1930’s rur al Tennessee during the height of the Great Depression.
The musical which features a cast of 40 actors, dancers, singers and musicians is a retelling of the Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story, only this time with a Tennessee twist.
A Southern Christmas Carol will be performed at the Springfield High School Auditorium in Springfield December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 at 7 pm with a 2 pm matinee on Saturday, December 6.
Advance tickets are $10 Online
Tickets will also be available for $15 at the door for adults and $5 for students.
The Robertson County Players has been nominated for a host of awards by Broadway World Nashville. Supporters of the Robertson County Players can
for their favorites. Voting is free and is open until Dec 31, 2014
Here is the list of the Robertson County Players nominees
Best Actor in a Play—Raymon Whitt as Atticus Finch – To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Actress in a Play—Ruthanna Fletcher as Miss Maudie –To Kill A Mockingbird
Best Younger Actor—Drew Belcher as Dill Harris – To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Younger Actress—Mary O’Riordan as Jean Louise “Scout” Finch –To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Choreographer—Bakari King – Ragtime
Best Director of a Musical—Bakari King – Ragtime
Best Ensemble Performance in a Musical—Robertson County Players—Ragtime
Best Community Theatre – The Robertson County players
Back to camera: music director Anighya Crocker, left to right: Quvilo Sherrod, Ana Swearingen, Samuel Morris and Brezzy Wine. Partially seen: accompanist Dylan May.
Left to right: Thom Wilson as Eb Scrooge and Donny King as Marley’s Ghost
(Photos by Beth Britton)
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