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Jackson Creel of Hattiesburg sings in the Mississippi Opera's production of Amahl and the Night Visitors Tuesday. Jackson Creel of Hattiesburg sings in the Mississippi Opera's production of Amahl and the Night Visitors Tuesday.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

An 11-year-old student at Presbyterian Christian School took center stage Tuesday night in his hometown to sing in a Christmas classic with the Mississippi Opera.

Jackson Creel had the lead role in Amahl and the Night Visitors. It was performed at Trinity Episcopal Church.

The production is part of a three-stop, statewide tour which will wrap-up in Lexington Thursday night.

The Mississippi Opera is in it's 68th season and this is Jackson's first lead role in a production.

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