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PA Dutch “A Christmas Carol on the Avenue” Interactive Walking Tour

Nov 27, 2019

The festive interactive holiday sensation, “A Christmas Carol on the Avenue”, with a 1950’s Pennsylvania Dutch Twist, strolls joyously Into West Reading for a sixth year. Since its debut in 2014, this wondrous traveling show has played to standing room only and has delighted audiences of all ages.

This tour begins at Curious on the Avenue, at 605 Penn Avenue, West Reading in their idyllic back courtyard. When guests arrive, they will be treated to a wine tasting, provided by the award-winning Starving Artist Winery, complimentary cheese and crackers, holiday treats, and non-alcoholic drinks.

The magical storytelling begins as the audience meets old Ebenezer Scrooge who is about to go on his rounds. The audience is transported back in time to the streets of 1950’s West Reading. Scrooge plays the surly emcee of this delightfully fun and wonderfully homespun treatment of the Charles Dickens’ classic. Loved by children and adults, this interactive tour takes twists and turns through Penn Avenue in West Reading. Local businesses serve as stops along the way offering refreshments and special Holiday offers. The tour concludes at Curious on the Avenue with Holiday carol singing.

A Christmas Carol on the Avenue is produced by L J Fecho, owner and founder of Fecho Productions and Producing Artistic Director of Genesius Theatre. The interactive show has a cast of seven actors, who play multiple roles. Audience members are also called upon to portray various characters. This year’s production features Vicki Nunis, who plays the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge.

Tour dates are Friday, December 13th, Saturday, December 14th, Friday, December 20th, and Saturday, December 21st.
There are two performances per night:

Performance #1 – Doors Open > 5:00 PM — Show Time > 5:30 PM
Performance #2 – Doors Open > 6:30 PM – Show Time > 7:00 PM

For tickets and more information please visit this Eventbrite link or search “A Christmas Carol on the Avenue” on Eventbrite.

West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation has created an event link on their website and on Facebook.

Adult Tickets for 2019 are $10.00 off the 2018 price and children’s tickets (12 and under) are $5.00 off the 2018 price. Children ages 3 and younger are free-of-charge. This event is held snow or shine. There are no refunds. Groups of 12 or more should contact 610-780-7627 for 10% discount.

Lead Sponsors for the 2019 tour are The West Reading Revitalization Foundation, the L.O.V.E. Team of West Reading, Solve IT Solutions, and Curious on the Avenue. Additional sponsors include David’s Cleaning Service, Genesius Theatre, Starving Artist Winery, Tina’s Salon and Day Spa, Justin Bortz Jewelers, United Artist’s Salon, MailShark, and Derek Sheldon.

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