SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: It's the familiar Christmas tale of Ebenezer Scrooge being visted by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future on Christmas Eve. The Theatre Institute at Troy's new adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" explores the timeless message of hope, peace, and love. The cast of 20 Sage students and children from seven different local schools hope the message of generosity and change will resonate with the audience. A Christmas Carol is playing at Russell Sage now through December 14.