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"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
Adapted by James Reynard

A VERY different approach to telling this famous tale, yet one that still keeps to the traditional Dickensian portrayal. Sections of the audience are called upon to provide some of the sound effects (bells, howling wind, toasts of good cheer)! A truly interactive production with many other surprises!

For this Holiday Production, Theatre Bacchus is proud to be hosted by BOTH Vineland Estates Winery AND White Meadows Maple Farms!

Our show will be performed in the beautiful, high-vaulted barn at White Meadows Farm and Vineland Estates will be offering their exceptional wines for purchase by the glass to enjoy at the show. 

Suitable for audiences 8 years old and up!

Please note that fog machine and lightning effects (not strobe) will be used in this performance.

Further details:

Vineland Estates Winery (VEW) wine will be available for $9 per 5oz glass.  Cabernet Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling and Rose will be served by the glass (can be ordered at the bar)

VEW charcuterie snack boxes for 2 are available for pre-order.  $20 per box (to pre-order, email Leighanna at

Vineland is ALSO offering a specially curated Wine Package for this occasion!

"Ebenezer's Leisure Wine Package" What wines did old Scrooge enjoy for his Christmas dinner after his reformation?  The following four wines (or 4 "spirits") represent the wondrous journey with the ghosts that transformed Ebenezer Scrooge.  

Jacob Marley - pinot-partner up with a delicious Pinot Grigio. 

Past - a past vintage 2020 Elevation Cabernet, 

Present - a current 2021 Elevation Riesling

Future - a 2020 Reserve Cabernet to lay down for years to come.  

PLUS a free  bottle of Select Late Harvest Vidal for dessert - it's Scrooge.  There must be SOME savings!

Total package price $118.90 (all taxes included - regular retail $143.90) 5 bottles in total and that includes the free bottle of $25 Select Late Harvest Vidal.  The 5 bottle package also includes thematic tasting notes plus some winery-favourite recipes for Christmas dinner. (to pre-order, email Leighanna at

Vineland Estates Winery and White Meadows Maple Farms are neighbours, friends, stewards of the land and both are dedicated to the highest standards of production.  As a result, White Meadows is featured monthly in the Vineland Estates wine club newsletter and supplies the winery with the best maple products available.  Enjoy this partnership and the journey of the monthly wine club by visiting/ and becoming a member today. We are looking forward to welcoming you warmly.

8 performances at White Meadows Maple Farms 

2519 Effingham St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P7


Show Dates are December 2,3,4,9,10,11 2022

Curtain Time 8 pm each evening performances on Fridays and Saturdays with matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm

Tickets $40

Special Group Rate! 20% off for groups of 10 or more for ANY night!

Please note that the venue is not wheelchair accessible and there are about 8 steps to the entrance, there will be heaters, but layered clothing is suggested.

Cast List

Narrator/Dickens: Peter Churey

Scrooge: Peter Gruner

Crachit/Marley/Topper: Ted Powers

Christmas Past: Liz Buchanan

Christmas Present/Fezziwig: Andrew Pawarroo

Fred/Belle's Husband: David Faulkner-Rundle

Belle/Carol Singer: Tina Kocic

"A Christmas Carol" is presented by arrangement with Stagescripts Ltd.

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