A Sweet Opening to a Seasonal Classic

A Christmas Carol Sweets Spectacular was the perfect pre-show reception for the opening night of BTG’s 13th Annual Community Production of A Christmas Carol!

Jamie Muschett stands in a white chef coat smiling. He is behind two tables in an L-shape, which are holding the glorious array of holiday sweets he has made for the event.
Revelers gathered together to taste the array of sweets prepared by Jamie Muschett, local entrepreneur (pictured above).

Three cakes in the shape of presents are displayed surrounded by lights and candy canes.

Holiday sweets set the stage before the Christmas classic, including an array of cakes decorated as Christmas presents (pictured above).

Some cast members of A Christmas Carol stand on stage with the attendees from A Christmas Carol Sweets Spectacular.
After a show filled with warmth and light, event attendees posed for a picture with the cast!

A Christmas Carol runs through December 22 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. Visit our Show Page for more information and to buy your tickets now!

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Plan your summer today by getting your tickets at berkshiretheatre.org!
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To purchase tickets for our 2024 Season shows, visit berkshiretheatre.org, and we'll see you in the theatre!
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This fall, join us in continuing the celebration of Irish culture by purchasing tickets today at berkshiretheatre.org!
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