Behind the Scenes of "A Christmas Carol"

Special thanks and credit to NET Nebraska, our area PBS affiliate for filming this content for their documentary "From Casting Call to Curtain Call", airing this holiday season on Nebraska Public Television.

Backstage with the Night Vision Camera

In this montage, NET shows some of the footage shot backstage and behind the scenes using a special night vision camera.


A Christmas Carol & Charles Jones

In this longer version of a scene from the documentary, we learn a little bit more about Charles Jones and "A Christmas Carol."


It Takes a Village 

In a scene from the documentary, we learn that it takes an entire team to prepare the multiple productions of "A Christmas Carol" for opening night.


The Costume Shop

In this extended version of a scene in the documentary, we visit the costume shop at the Omaha Playhouse.


From Casting Call to Curtain Call

From the NET Nebraska website:


This one-hour observational documentary goes behind the scenes at one of the most successful theaters in the country as it stages the Charles Dickens holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.      


From the backstage struggles to the onstage camaraderie, this documentary explores the creative process that takes this holiday tradition from the page to the stage.

The creative team behind this program is Producer/Director Michele Wolford, Editor/Videographer Brian Seifferlein and Audio Engineer/Sound Mixer Jim Lenertz.  “Casting Call to Curtain Call” was made possible with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Cultural Endowment.