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A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens

What?

The timeless tale of the mean-spirited, miserly old man named Ebenezer Scrooge, who - on one, cold Christmas Eve - is visited by three ghosts that show him the wrongdoings of his ways.

Now in its 34th consecutive year in Vienna, this traditional visit will not fail to put you into the Christmas mood!

When?

Dec 5 — 22, 2019

Where?

KIP - Kunst im Prückel
Biberstraße 2, 1010 Wien

Language

  • English

Info

  • 1 interval(s), 20 minutes each

Subject

  • classic
  • family show
  • with music

Tickets

Thu, December 05, 2019 19:30
Fri, December 06, 2019 19:30
Sat, December 07, 2019 19:30
Tue, December 10, 2019 19:30
Wed, December 11, 2019 19:30
Thu, December 12, 2019 19:30
Fri, December 13, 2019 19:30
Sat, December 14, 2019 19:30
Mon, December 16, 2019 19:30
Tue, December 17, 2019 19:30
Wed, December 18, 2019 19:30
Thu, December 19, 2019 19:30
Fri, December 20, 2019 19:30
Sat, December 21, 2019 15:00
Sat, December 21, 2019 19:30
Sun, December 22, 2019 15:00

CAST

Alexander E. Fennon
Robert Chionis
Nicola Segúr-Cabanac
Helena Scheuba
Julia Radschiner
Ricky McMurry
Raoul Rettberg

Nicola was born in New York and did her best to retain her bilingual nature despite the family’s move to Austria. She was first introduced to the stage at the age of nine, playing in a local chil-dren’s theatre group. After getting the chance to be on stage for a production in the Landestheater Linz, she gave into the call of the stage and graduated from Vienna’s SunriseStudios für Schauspiel, Tanz und Gesang in 2015. Her debut in the English language saw her as Hattie in LaundryandBourbon/Lone Star. Other performances include the musical Nine, Ballet Days Wien and Ein Schritt Weiter in Linz. Nicola has performed with Open House Theatre in previous productions of A Christmas Carol, The Importance of Being Earnest, Much Ado About Nothing, as well as multiple children’s productions and summer Shakespeare (in German) at Ausee.

Helena Scheuba is an actress, director, writer and translator, who received her training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). Acting credits include Christmas Carol (Open House Theatre), Julius Caesar (Bronski & Grünberg Theater), Grimm’s Greatest Hits (Festspiele Berndorf), #werther (Touring production), The House of Bernarda Alba (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), The Country Wife (Linbury Studio/LAMDA) Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Sommerspiele Melk), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Rabenhof Theater), Cabaret (Kammerspiele/Theater in der Josefstadt). Directing credits include #werther (Touring production), Richard III (Bronski & Grünberg Theater), Bakabu (Festspiele Berndorf), Rhinoceros (Stadttheater Mödling/Theater Scala Wien), Julius Caesar (Bronski & Grünberg Theater). TV credits include Soko Kitzbühel, Tatort and Wir sind Kaiser.

Ricky McMurry first became involved with Open House Theatre when he worked on two of their productions during his summer break from college. He was born in the United States in 1995 and began writing plays in high school. He attended Beloit College, where he continued to create and stage his work. After graduating in 2018, he moved to Vienna. Since then, he has enjoyed working on Open House productions as a playwright and assistant director.

CREATIVE

Tom Middler
Director & Adaption
Ursula Anna Baumgartner
Assistant Director
Jessica Bannister-Pearce
Sound and Lights
Sam Madwar
Set Design Consultant
Katharina Kappert
Costume Designer
Lynda Pearce
Hair and Makeup

Tom was born and raised in the UK, and his acting training was done in Wales and in North Carolina, USA, before he moved over to Vienna to join Open House Theatre in 2014. Since then he's played many memorable roles with us, including Tom in A Glass Menagerie (Williams), John in Brothers of Thunder (Ann Marie di Mambro), Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet (Conan Doyle / Neumayr), and Tristan in The Effect (Lucy Prebble). Aside from acting, Tom works as a voice over artist, and also adapted and directed last year's well-received stage version of A Christmas Carol, a challenge which he once again undertook for 2019. He also spends some time in front of the microphone reading the news or talking about football for national broadcaster ORF, or his channel "The Other Bundesliga".

Jessica is a bit of a theatre veteran, having spent most of her adult life working in the theatre in one job or another. As comfortable off stage as on, there are few things she hasn’t done to the keep a show running. She grew up in the South Wales valleys, training in performing arts at a local college. From there she’s had a varied career, highlands include working at the Edinburgh fringe festival as a lighting tech, writing a 30 minute comedy Western version of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, and finally teaching drama to young students. She moved to Vienna in 2016 with her wife Lynda and Geri the African Grey parrot. These days she’s never happier that being surrounded by tech or being in a theatre. If she can do both, its even better. Away from The stage, Jessica works as a aviation journalist and a 3D game asset designer. Jessica has become a regular at Open House Theatre, having previously worked on ‘The Effect’ and 'A Christmas Carol'.

Katharina studied at the Modeschule Michelbeuern, as well as studying Theatre, Film & Media at the Universität Wien. Since working as a costume assistant at Vienna’s Volkstheater and Volksoper between 2009 and 2014, she has gone on to be responsible for the lead costume design for various productions at the Schubert Theater, Volkstheater (Träumt? and Die Radiofamilie), Bronski & Grünberg (Familie Schroffenstein, Wiener Blut, etc.) and many other well-known theatres. Katharina worked with Open House Theatre on our summer Shakespeare production in 2018. www.katharina-kappert.com

Robert studied musical theatre at Performing Arts Studios Vienna. After graduating, engagements took him to the Raimund Theater, Theater der Jugend, Opera Graz, Volkstheater and the off-theatre scene in Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Bolzano and Ljubljana. He’s been working as an author and director for the past few years, and one of his latest directorial endeavors took him to the renowned Volksbühne Berlin. Directing credits include The Right Job, The Turn of the Screw, A Christmas Carol; the Austrian premieres of The Timekeepers, Hypnosis, Brothers of Thunder, and Hochgeschätztes Tiefpar-terre, as well as the European Premiere of STRAIGHT last season. Robert’s next big project is the direction of the European premiere of The Suitcase/Der Koffer at Dschungel Wien next year in March. He is also Open House Theatre’s Joint Creative Director.

Maria Lohn received her acting training at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien, as well as at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland through the Erasmus university exchange program and graduated with a BA in Acting.

After returning to Austria she performed at the Dschungel Wien, became an ensemble member of the Wiener Klassenzimmertheater and attended several theatre festivals. Three of her shows were nominated for the Stella Award. One of them won the Jury’s Choice Award at the Domino Theaterfestival Göttingen. Radio, Film and TV credits include: "Acting Up" (BBC Radio Scotland), "Es kann nichts passieren" (Silberne Diana for best short film 2014), "Straight to REM" (shortlisted for the Cannes Short Film Festival). She appears in the ORF TV-series "Altes Geld" by David Schalko as well as in the ORF/ZDF TV-series Soko Kitzbühel and the feature film "Life Guidance" by Ruth Mader.

Alix Martin was born and raised in Los Angeles. She started her artistic career at a young age, attending the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute and graduating from the prestigious L.A. County High School for the Arts. Alix continued her education at theUCLA School for Theater, Film & Television and the Professional Theater Training Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has worked with Obie-Award winning Theatre X, the Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Bialystock & Bloom and Open House Theatre, among others. Her favorite roles include Inez in No Exit (Nevermore), Malali in The Afghan Women (InTandem), Sorel in Hay Fever (Chamber Theater), Molly in Line (Theater X) and the title role of Miss Jessel in the world-premiere production of Quint and Miss Jessel at Bly (Theater X). She was most recentlyseen on the Vienna stage in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues as Dancer. Alix works as an actress and producer for theatre and film, a TV presenter, and as a voice-over artist. She joined the board of Open House Theatre in 2019 as the American Drama Representative

Robert G. Neumayr
Production Manager
Maria Lohn
Production Manager
Alix Martin
Production Manager

Tom was born and raised in the UK, and his acting training was done in Wales and in North Carolina, USA, before he moved over to Vienna to join Open House Theatre in 2014. Since then he's played many memorable roles with us, including Tom in A Glass Menagerie (Williams), John in Brothers of Thunder (Ann Marie di Mambro), Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet (Conan Doyle / Neumayr), and Tristan in The Effect (Lucy Prebble). Aside from acting, Tom works as a voice over artist, and also adapted and directed last year's well-received stage version of A Christmas Carol, a challenge which he once again undertook for 2019. He also spends some time in front of the microphone reading the news or talking about football for national broadcaster ORF, or his channel "The Other Bundesliga".

Jessica is a bit of a theatre veteran, having spent most of her adult life working in the theatre in one job or another. As comfortable off stage as on, there are few things she hasn’t done to the keep a show running. She grew up in the South Wales valleys, training in performing arts at a local college. From there she’s had a varied career, highlands include working at the Edinburgh fringe festival as a lighting tech, writing a 30 minute comedy Western version of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, and finally teaching drama to young students. She moved to Vienna in 2016 with her wife Lynda and Geri the African Grey parrot. These days she’s never happier that being surrounded by tech or being in a theatre. If she can do both, its even better. Away from The stage, Jessica works as a aviation journalist and a 3D game asset designer. Jessica has become a regular at Open House Theatre, having previously worked on ‘The Effect’ and 'A Christmas Carol'.

Katharina studied at the Modeschule Michelbeuern, as well as studying Theatre, Film & Media at the Universität Wien. Since working as a costume assistant at Vienna’s Volkstheater and Volksoper between 2009 and 2014, she has gone on to be responsible for the lead costume design for various productions at the Schubert Theater, Volkstheater (Träumt? and Die Radiofamilie), Bronski & Grünberg (Familie Schroffenstein, Wiener Blut, etc.) and many other well-known theatres. Katharina worked with Open House Theatre on our summer Shakespeare production in 2018. www.katharina-kappert.com

Robert studied musical theatre at Performing Arts Studios Vienna. After graduating, engagements took him to the Raimund Theater, Theater der Jugend, Opera Graz, Volkstheater and the off-theatre scene in Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Bolzano and Ljubljana. He’s been working as an author and director for the past few years, and one of his latest directorial endeavors took him to the renowned Volksbühne Berlin. Directing credits include The Right Job, The Turn of the Screw, A Christmas Carol; the Austrian premieres of The Timekeepers, Hypnosis, Brothers of Thunder, and Hochgeschätztes Tiefpar-terre, as well as the European Premiere of STRAIGHT last season. Robert’s next big project is the direction of the European premiere of The Suitcase/Der Koffer at Dschungel Wien next year in March. He is also Open House Theatre’s Joint Creative Director.

Maria Lohn received her acting training at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien, as well as at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland through the Erasmus university exchange program and graduated with a BA in Acting.

After returning to Austria she performed at the Dschungel Wien, became an ensemble member of the Wiener Klassenzimmertheater and attended several theatre festivals. Three of her shows were nominated for the Stella Award. One of them won the Jury’s Choice Award at the Domino Theaterfestival Göttingen. Radio, Film and TV credits include: "Acting Up" (BBC Radio Scotland), "Es kann nichts passieren" (Silberne Diana for best short film 2014), "Straight to REM" (shortlisted for the Cannes Short Film Festival). She appears in the ORF TV-series "Altes Geld" by David Schalko as well as in the ORF/ZDF TV-series Soko Kitzbühel and the feature film "Life Guidance" by Ruth Mader.

Alix Martin was born and raised in Los Angeles. She started her artistic career at a young age, attending the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute and graduating from the prestigious L.A. County High School for the Arts. Alix continued her education at theUCLA School for Theater, Film & Television and the Professional Theater Training Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has worked with Obie-Award winning Theatre X, the Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Bialystock & Bloom and Open House Theatre, among others. Her favorite roles include Inez in No Exit (Nevermore), Malali in The Afghan Women (InTandem), Sorel in Hay Fever (Chamber Theater), Molly in Line (Theater X) and the title role of Miss Jessel in the world-premiere production of Quint and Miss Jessel at Bly (Theater X). She was most recentlyseen on the Vienna stage in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues as Dancer. Alix works as an actress and producer for theatre and film, a TV presenter, and as a voice-over artist. She joined the board of Open House Theatre in 2019 as the American Drama Representative