The Orphan Girl Children’s Theatre continues its 20th anniversary season with its first official Community Theatre Production: “A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play.”

The play, directed by Jackie Freeman, opened Thursday on the Orphan Girl Theatre stage below the Mother Lode Theatre, 316 W. Park St., and continues at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9-10.

Fifteen community actors and young artists bring dozens of characters to the stage, as the familiar story unfolds: Three ghosts take Ebenezer Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the true meaning of Christmas. A charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying "Bah Humbug!"

The cast includes Will Osmun, Ricardo Sanon, Amber Smith , Maya Dare, Eliot Smith, Juleah Ryder , Derek Jollie, Kera Moreno, Brian Sandford, Jim Hope, Kinsley Kelly, Fred Crase, Ashley McGee, Tytan Rosencrans, Acacia Smith, and Kelly Mellott.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for Kids 10 and under.

Seating is limited to see this unique show live, so people are encouraged to get their tickets today at or by calling 406-782-5657.

The 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Dec. 9, is the special spotlight performance. Pre-sale tickets for this event are offered at a discounted rate. Invited are younger theater-goers, first-time theater patrons and people with special needs to come and enjoy theater in a judgment-free environment. OGCT is committed to creating an inclusive theater community, which includes not only the performers and young artists, but also our community members and patrons. Tickets for the spotlight performance are $13 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children ages 10 and under for pre-sale only. Standard ticket prices apply at the door.