Wednesday, November 26, 2014


clip_image001Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk rings in the holidays with a one-man performance of

A Christmas Carol

WHEN: Sunday, November 30, at 2:00 PM
UCPAC's Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, in Rahway.
TICKETS: $18 and available online at, by calling 732.499.8226 or in person at Union County Performing Arts Center box office, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.

Using over 30 character voices, Kruk delivers a dramatic retelling of Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

Musical accompanist Jim Keyes supplements the onstage action with a 19th-century parson’s organ, harp, violin and chains.

Featured on CBS Sunday Morning and in the New York Times, Jonathan Kruk has been inspiring active listening and vivid imagining at schools, libraries, parks and concert halls across the U.S. for a quarter century. From Shakespeare and Sir Gawain to Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman, Jonathan assumes dozens of character guises that bring literary classics to vibrant life.

UCPAC holiday schedule includes

  • Lucy Kaplansky (Nov. 29)
  • Legends and Bridge by Fearless Productions (Dec. 2-7)
  • Jen Chapin Trio (Dec. 6)
  • Orchestra of St. Peter-by-the-Sea (Dec. 6)
  • DooWop Holiday Extravaganza (Dec. 12)
  • It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Mystic Vision Players (Dec. 12-20)
  • Willie Nile (Dec. 13)
  • Seussified Christmas Carol by Fearless Productions (Dec. 13-14)
  • Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Lisa Bouchelle & Luke Elliot (Dec. 31)
  • El Sueño: The Dream – Spanish Nutcracker by Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre (Jan. 4).

For more information about the 2014-15 performance season at Union County Performing Arts Center and Hamilton Stage, visit