Share the live theatre experience with your students! Together, we can help the next generation be a creative generation.   

Seattle’s favorite holiday tradition returns for its 48th year! A snowy Christmas Eve comes vividly to life, brimming with memorable characters, ghostly apparitions, and visits to the past, present, and future as miserly Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the power of charity and redemption. Share the timeless magic of Charles Dickens’ glorious tale of rediscovering compassion and joy this holiday season with your community.  

November 28, 29, and 30

All student matinees begin at 11 am. 

Tickets: Tickets are $12 per student, with one (1) free chaperone for every 10 students.

To book your group, complete the form found here. A member of our box office will follow up to confirm your reservation.

ACT sometimes may make available free tickets upon request to Title 1 Schools. Financial assistance to other schools is determined on a case-by-case basis.

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Please plan on arriving at least 15-30 minutes prior to showtime to allow for seating and settling.  

Check our website for background information, resource guides, and basic information about the play. You can also request a script and other support materials by contacting Artistic Associate Shana Bestock

A Christmas Carol runs 90 minutes, no intermission.
Contact the Box Office via to coordinate and confirm number of attendees, price, and dates.

Yes – depending on availability of seats. Additional seats purchased day of will be $12.

Absolutely! We welcome homeschool groups! 

We suggest at least one chaperone per 20 students. You can bring as many as you want. Additional chaperones above the 1:10 ratio will need to purchase a ticket. Chaperones are required to remain with their group at all times. Additional Chaperone tickets are $12.
For A Christmas Carol matinees, there will be no time for any Q&A following the show.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate groups backstage 

No, unfortunately we don’t have room for that.

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