ARROW ROCK — The spirit of Christmas tradition will once again grace the Lyceum stage.

The Lyceum Theatre will offer Charles Dickens’ immortal classic, “A Christmas Carol,” for 13 performances Dec. 12-23. Evening performances are at 7 p.m. and matinees are at 2 p.m.

The classic story features a heartless miser given one last chance at redemption by four visiting ghosts. On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes an incredible transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. “A Christmas Carol” has become a prized tradition in Arrow Rock, made possible through the generous support of LammTech of Sedalia.

Lyceum Producing Artistic Director, Quin Gresham, directs his adaptation of the Dickens classic. “Dickens’ timeless and heartwarming message of hope and transformation is certain to fill Lyceum audiences with Christmas spirit,” Gresham said. “With more than a dozen holiday songs, a brilliant cast filled with Lyceum favorites and the continued work of our resident designers, this year’s production will delight audiences with unexpected surprises and a renewed freshness.”

Single tickets for “A Christmas Carol” are priced at $39 for adults. Senior, student and children discounts are available as are special group rates. Tickets are available at, (660) 837-3311, extension 1 or in person at the Lyceum’s Box Office at 114 High St., Arrow Rock, MO 65320.

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)(3), professional theatre in Arrow Rock, a 19th century National Historic Landmark. The Lyceum has been entertaining audiences in the heart of Missouri for 58 years producing a variety of musicals, dramas and comedies. Performers, designers, directors and technicians take residence in Arrow Rock for five months to bring its patrons Broadway caliber productions throughout the summer.

The Lyceum Theatre is affiliated with Actors' Equity Association, the Union for Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.