Saturday, December 4, 2010

Big productions for holidays at SCPA

SCPA LogoGreat events are underway at SCPA, the San Diego School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Come share some holiday spirit with SCPA by attending our Mainstage Production of Scrooge, The Musical starring our very own teacher and a former SCPA teacher of the year, Bill Doyle as Scrooge. 92 students are working on this production including 50 actors, 26 musicians, and 16 crew members.

Mark Stevens directs this Christmas spectacular which runs December 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 at 7p.m. with a matinee on Saturday, December 11 at 2 p.m. in the SCPA Grand Theatre. All shows are open to the public.

Opening simultaneously is the Fall Visual Arts Exhibition, Dec. 9-17 in the Little Theater. The exhibition is open one hour earlier than the Scrooge showtimes and during intermission. The Friends of SCPA, the school's foundation, will host a special holiday treat complete with cookies, hot cocoa, and carolers on December 11 prior to the 2 and 7 p.m. performances.

Tickets to Scrooge are $4 and can be purchased by calling the school's box office at (619) 475-8556 or at The school is located at 2425 Dusk Dr. (92139). It is a public arts magnet school for artistically talented students in grades 6-12.

Don't be a Scrooge, come out and spend some holiday cheer with our SCPA community.