York College of PA Theatre to present Dec. 3 family-friendly matinee of A Christmas Carol

York College of PA Theatre to present Dec. 3 family-friendly matinee of A Christmas Carol


YORK, Pa. – York College of Pennsylvania’s Theatre Program will present a family-friendly production of A Christmas Carol for the holiday season at 10 a.m., Dec. 3, in the Waldner Performing Arts Center. This performance is free for the community with general admission seating. No reservations are required. For more information, call the box office at 717-600-3868.


Adapted from Charles Dickens’ famous story by Associate Professor Suzanne Delle, M.F.A, and directed by 1999 York College graduate Cal Weary, this 45-minute adaptation of Charles Dickens’ story follows Ebeneezer Scrooge, played by Acell Spencer, a junior theatre major from Catonsville, Md., as he interacts with the ghosts of Christmas Past (Martina Smyth, a first-year Theatre major from Shirley, Mass.), Present (Meghan Stefek, a senior Mass Communications major from Old Bridge, N.J.), and Future (Eva Heier, a senior Theatre major from Kingsville, Md.).


Audiences will recognize Spencer as Tim in October’s production of Because They Have No Words and in the dual roles of Duncan and MacDuff in the spring 2021 streaming version of Macbeth. This production of A Christmas Carol will be the first holiday production that the York College Theatre Program has offered since 2019.


Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the College is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 3,500 undergraduate and 400+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 30+ professional graduate degree and certificate programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional business, education, engineering, and nursing programs, York is ranked among the nation’s Best Value Schools by Niche. The College’s robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 24 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College, York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

Contact:  Mary Dolheimer, Chief Communications Officer

717-815-1584, 717-577-0810 (cell) or mdolheim@ycp.edu