Trinity Rep Presents Community Sing
Ebenezer Scrooge Leads Carolers to December 6 Tree Lighting
Providence, RI: Trinity Repertory Company will hold its first Community Sing event on December 6, 2019, Resident acting company member Jude Sandy, in character as Ebenezer Scrooge, will lead carolers and community choirs down Washington Street to meet the Mayor of Providence, Jorge Elorza. Together they will light the City Hall holiday tree. After the tree lighting, singers will continue caroling on a walk to Burnside Park’s Winter Lights Celebration. This event is free and open to the public and no reservation is required. Those wishing to walk with Trinity Rep should meet at 5:00 pm at the theater, 201 Washington St. More information can be found at www.TrinityRep.com/communitysing.
Trinity Rep’s director of community engagement and creator of the Community Sing, Michelle Cruz, says, “Music is an inspirational part of the holiday season and being able to bring the community together, in song, across our city, gives us all a voice in a time we may not feel heard. This is a unifying event and I’m so glad we can all come together, whether you’re a Trinity Rep subscriber, one of our community partners, or someone who needs a little holiday cheer, this is for everyone. Be sure to join us and lend your voice.”
The Community Sing represents a partnership between Trinity Rep, The City of Providence, Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, and The Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (AC+T). Songbooks will be provided by Boscov’s.
Trinity Repertory Company
Rhode Island’s Tony Award-winning theater, Trinity Rep has created unparalleled professional theater for and with its community since its founding in 1963. Trinity Rep strives to facilitate human connection and has been a driving force behind the creativity that fuels and defines the region for more than 50 years.
Trinity Rep is committed to reinventing the public square and inspiring dialogue by creating emotionally-stimulating live productions that range from classical to contemporary and innovative education programs for all ages and abilities. Its annual production of A Christmas Carol has brought families together for more than four decades and made memories for over a million audience members.
Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale for the 2019-20 Season, which includes the world-premiere of The Prince of Providence by George Brant, based on the book The Prince of Providence by Mike Stanton; Fade by Tanya Saracho; August Wilson’s Radio Golf; A Tale of Two Cities by Brian McEleney, based on the novel by Charles Dickens; Sweat by Lynn Nottage; and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
For more information on our 2019-20 Season, call the box office at (401) 351-4242 or visit Trinity Rep's website www.TrinityRep.com