PHOTOS: Dickens Feast at 'A Christmas Carol'

Theatergoers enjoyed a Victorian-style spread at Friday night's Coastal Repertory Theater premiere.

A multicourse Dickens-style dinner capped off a successful debut performance of at Half Moon Bay's Friday night.

Community members pitched in to contribute dishes ranging from duck l'orange to mashed sweet potatoes to figgy pudding.

A selection of cheese and crackers was provided by the Grant family and the .

Aside from the show itself, the evening's showstopper was an intricately-decorated gilded book on display with a top hat and songbook resting on top. Made by Elegant Cheesecakes in Princeton, the "book" was completely edible and co-designed by show producer Denise Delaney. A sprinkling of cheesecake "lollypops" around the base completed the presentation.

See the photo gallery for some of the tasty treats available at the dinner.

Come back to Half Moon Bay Patch on Monday for a full report back on the play and more photos.

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Patti Jones November 20, 2011 at 09:15 PM
A Christmas Carol is Tops. It can't get any better. I would encourge all to see and have some fun.


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