‘A Christmas Carol- Returns to Clay Hill Farm for the Holidays
‘A Christmas Carol- A New Musical Tale’ Returns to Clay Hill Farm for the Holidays
Christmas By The Sea weekend in Ogunquit marks the return of Clay Hill Farm Presents...“A Christmas Carol: A New Musical Tale.” Local actor, Kirk Simpson, brings this one-man musical extravaganza to life with a brilliant theatrical adaptation of the timeless story and original heart- warming music/lyrics by Nancy Day.
Simpson, the star and co-founder of Clay Hill Farm Presents…, has brought many beloved historical and fictional characters to life since the theatrical dining series debuted 7 years ago. This Holiday Season, Simpson will, once again, bring to life Charles Dickens and Ebenezer Scrooge, for a festive evening of musical, experiential theatre at Clay Hill Farm- A Holiday tradition for the entire family that is not to be missed!
Composer, singer and lyricist, Nancy Day from Newburyport, MA, lent her many talents to Clay Hill Farm Presents…‘Dinner with Dickens: A New Musical Tale’, composing original music & lyrics for the family favorite, “A Christmas Carol”. With an incredible talent for storytelling, poetry, and music, Day has worked closely with Simpson to create a very special personal and intimate telling of this classic tale. Her imaginative musical score has audiences dancing in the aisles for the Holiday season, providing the musical backdrop for Simpson, as he weaves the tale of Merry Olde England with Ebenezer Scrooge and all the lovable Dickens characters in this family Holiday Classic.
Clay Hill Farm Presents…‘A Christmas Carol: A New Musical Tale’ opens on Sunday, December 9thfor a matinee performance at 1pm, followed by evening performances: Friday, December 14, 21, 28th @ 6pm, Saturday, December 15th @ 6pm and Sunday, December 16th @ 1pm. Tickets are $24 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under- plus the cost of dinner from the a la carte menu. Limited Seating. Reservations required: (207) 361-2272.
Clay Hill Farm is an award-winning restaurant on 11 private acres just 2 miles from downtown Ogunquit Village and 15 minutes North of Portsmouth. With a passion for locally sourced food and talent, Clay Hill Farm is a proud supporter of experiential dining and the arts.
Kirk Simpson is one of the founders of Clay Hill Farm Presents..., bringing to life such greats as Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Dickens, Robert Frost, Benjamin Franklin and Henry VIII, as well as a full cast of original characters in WHO?: A One-man Murder Mystery- written by Simpson.
Having over 25 years experience in entertainment, his talents vary from musical theater, drama, comedy, interactive theatre, murder mysteries, choral singing, historical recreations, renaissance fairs, children's theatre, voice over, and so much more. Simpson also works as a freelance graphic designer and artist.