The Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. in Omaha, will open it’s annual holiday production of “A Christmas Carol,” Friday.

The production features local actors Jerry Longe as Ebenzer Scrooge; Steve Krambeck as Bob Cratchit; and Brinlee Roeder as Tiny Tim.

The show will run through Dec. 23 in the Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theater, according to a press release from the production company. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; and 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Beginning in December, there will be shows added at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, and the Dec. 23 performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances on Nov. 28 because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Tickets are on sale at $40 for adults; and $26 for students, and can be purchased at the Playhouse box office, 6915 Cass St., by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at Ticket prices vary by performance.

In addition, the Playhouse will host gingerbread house building parties from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., prior to the matinees on Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22. The cost is $15 per gingerbread house (it is recommended that no more than three people work on the same house). To register, go online to and view the Playhouse workshops page. The cost for the workshop does not include tickets to the show.

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