Directors present were Prickett, Bible, Richard Harwood, Renee Hurst, Cocke County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr., Lonnie Jones, Jim Graham, Charles Rathbone, Annette Mason and Dean Williams, who is the appointed director for the Parrottsville Mayor's position, as well as CCP President Don Hurst, Sherry Butler, Linda Lewanski, Kandee Veridal, Marshall Ramsey, Amber Greene, Dr. Michael Hood, Don Ellison, Sam Mascoto, David Veridal and Kristin Roberts.
...Dr. Michael Hood, a representative for the Newport Theatre Guild, said he wanted to thank everyone involved in the production of "A Christmas Carol" at Cocke County High School as well as everyone who came to enjoy a truly fantastic performance by the cast and crew.
"This was our first big musical and because of the great attendance we made about $4,000 to go toward future productions," said Hood
.Cocke County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr.
said it was an exceptional performance, as he
has seen about 40 Christmas Carol plays and this one ranks at the top because of the performances of the cast, choir and full orchestra, which is rarely done at this play.Hood
said the guild's next production will be "Plaza Suite," which is a Neil Simon play that will be directed by Clyde Dunn and performed at Newport Grammar School the last two weekends in March.