SUSSEXTri-State Actors Theater's founder and artistic director, Paul Meacham, will play the role of Scrooge in a solo presntation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Written by Dickens in 1843, the story has become a holiday classic. From the eerie hanging dressing gown of Scrooge to the dream-like game of Blindman's Bluff to the sleazy rag and bone shop and the wondrous ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, the tale lives forever and deeply in our minds and hearts. Meacham, a long-time professional actor, portrays all of the characters in the story, including Tiny Tim. The moods are set by lighting, sound, music and sets. The two-hour show will be performed at 7 p.m. on Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 16-18 and at 3 -p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19 in the Crescent Theater on Main Street in Sussex. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senioors. For reservations, call 973-875-2950 or visit tristateactorstheater.org.