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For Cleveland Metropolitan School District Students
Launched in 1989, our annual A Christmas Carol Writing Contest is a literacy program open to all Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students in grades six, seven and eight. Every year, students participate by writing original stories, songs and poems inspired by the timeless themes in Dickens’ classic tale. Almost 2,000 students from over 50 CMSD schools submit entries to the contest each season!
David Hansen, Education Outreach Associate
True America by By Kaelyn Justiniano, Sixth Grade, Robinson G. Jones School | Read by Leilani Barrett
A Christmas Carol Retold By Rondasia Mason, Sixth Grade, Daniel E. Morgan School | Read by Colleen Longshaw
The Change of Scrooge by By Dalma Onelia Cintron, Seventh Grade, Walton School | Read by M.A. Taylor
The Appearance of Max By Armonie Gray, Seventh Grade, Andrew J. Rickoff School | Read by Laura Welsh Berg
A Christmas Carol (as told by Edgar Allen Poe) By Janiyah Hands, Eighth Grade, Wade Park School | Read by Lynn Robert Berg
A COVID Christmas Carol By Evan King, Eighth Grade, Newton D. Baker School of Arts | Read by Nick Steen
"A Christmas Carol" Winners
2021-22 Season Conversion Information
We share with you our developing plans for the re-opening of our theaters this fall at Playhouse Square to celebrate our 60th Anniversary Season.
Offstage Bash - GLT's 2021 Virtual Gala!
Join us for an evening packed with entertainment featuring a virtual performance full of songs and stories from Great Lakes Theater alumni, an interactive trivia game, and visits from a few surprise guests!
Great Lakes Theater's Great Genres!
We invite you to journey with us over the next several months as we profile each genre that currently holds a slot within a typical Great Lakes Theater season lineup in our latest content series!
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