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Tickets for A Christmas Carol – The Musical

Director: Lenore Weir

A Christmas Carol – The Musical originated on Broadway and is a spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens’s most well known story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present, & Future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him.

Get your tickets HERE

Get more info on our Dinner & Show Package with Prestwick Golf Club HERE!

Group sales of 10+ to same show can get discount by emailing tickets@merrillartscenter.org

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Dinner & Show Offer at Prestwick Golf Club!


Check out this amazing deal to enhance your night-out on the town here in Woodbury! A scrumptious meal at David’s Chophouse at Prestwick Golf Club in Wedgewood and then A Christmas Carol at the Loft Stage. Only $40 for both! See the menu below! Stay local this holiday season and enjoy a special night with family and friends right in your own backyard. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE.

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Auditions for Pippi Longstocking December 8 & 9!

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Pippi Longstocking tells the classic story of this dynamic and engaging young red-headed, freckle-faced girl as she adventures through life.  She skips through the story making light of the many adults she meets, and is the first to accuse them of their pompous attitudes in her typical over-the-top manner! Pippi Longstocking’s cast will engage, excite, and encourage its audience to take life less seriously, laugh a bit more loudly, and to never truly grow up!

ROLES AVAILABLE: WCT’s Pippi Longstocking will be brought to life with a children’s ensemble (15-20 kids K-8th grade), 3-4 lead youth roles, and many dynamic adult roles. Director Christina Berget is looking for 4-5 talented adult or older teen performers who are interested in playing multiple characters alongside the youth leads and children’s ensemble in this fast-paced show.  She is especially interested in adult (high school age and up) actors excited to collaborate alongside children and work together to create a positive, high-energy, and exciting environment for all ages.

AUDITIONS AT MERRILL RIVERTOWN: Monday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 9 and callbacks on December 10 – all from  6:00pm to 9:00pm. Sign-up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0C48AAAD2CA46-wctpippi or log onto www.merrillartscenter.org for more information.

Performances at Black Box Theater:  Friday, February 13 at 7pm; Saturday, February 14 at 7pm; Friday, February 20 at 7pm; Saturday, February 21 at 3pm and 7pm; Sunday, February 22 at 3pm; Friday, February 27 at 7pm; Saturday, February 28 at 3pm and 7pm; Sunday, March 1 at 3pm.

 Merrill Rivertown Rehearsals: Cast should prepare to rehearse Monday-Friday from 6:45pm to 8:45pm starting December 15 with the Meet & Greet (off for the holidays from December 19-January 2). Older youth and adults may rehearse until 9:30pm. Specific rehearsal schedules will depend on your character. Saturday workshops are scheduled for all cast January 3, 10 and 24 from 1-4pm.


  • Please sign up for a 5-minute audition appointment HERE.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time, and prepare to stay 30 minutes past your time.
  • Bring with you a completed audition form which is available HERE.
  • Be sure to list ALL conflicts on your audition form.
  • Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing at least 32 bars of a short, up-tempo, energetic song that showcases your vocal strengths. Also, be prepared to sing scales. (If needed, sheet music can be found online at musicnotes.com and at sheetmusicplus.com.)
  • Bring also a photo (that you don’t want back). School photos and “selfies” are just fine J
  • People will be notified if they are being called back. NOT being called back does not mean you are not cast. Often times, only certain parts need callbacks. We will let all auditioners know the results via email no later than December 13.


  • Producer, Michelle Witte
  • Director, Christina Berget
  • Music Director, Ezelda Hasapopoulos


  • Auditions will be held at the Merrill Community Arts Center, 380 Rivertown Drive, Suite 200, Woodbury, MN 55125.
  • Rehearsals will be held at the Merrill Community Arts Center – Rivertown Campus and also at the Black Box Theatre at East Ridge High School.
  • Performances are held at the Black Box Theater, East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129.

Additional questions may be directed to mwitte@merrillartscenter.org.

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Enjoy our Dine & Show Special with David’s Chophouse at Prestwick Golf Club!

Enjoy a stress-free holiday evening right in Woodbury with Dinner and a Show! Dine from a fabulous menu at David’s Chophouse at Prestwick Golf Club in Wedgewood, and then head down the street to the Loft Stage to see A Christmas Carol – The Musical, performed by Woodbury Community Theatre! Only $40 for Dinner & Show or $25 for Show & Dessert! A terrific bargain (and $58 minimum retail value for the dinner/show package!) Don’t miss this great opportunity to spend an enjoyable evening with friends or family this holiday season!

  • See the scrumptious dinner selections HERE and the yummy dessert options HERE.
  • Tickets to the show and the Dine & Show Packages are HERE. 


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Movement for Musical Theater – 2nd Session Added!

Not able to get into our first class because it was sold-out?  We’ve added another!

You can now reserve your chance to dance with instructors DeAnne Sherman, Michelle Sherman & Jonah Hale in 4 sessions on Sundays from 1:00 to 2:30pm starting October 12-November 9. Only $20 for all 4 sessions! 

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  • Need a good foundation of basic dance steps to help you succeed at auditions?
  • Want to get experience with a range of dance combinations and styles?
  • Interested in how to put your best foot forward on stage?
  • Want to laugh and have fun this fall in a low-pressure, affirming environment? 

Click HERE for more information and to reserve your spot today!

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