Monday, March 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Mary Jo Mecca by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Andrea Martin, Sullivan Jones, Kate Rockwell & More Join New Amazon Comedy Harlem by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Andrea Martin, Kate Rockwell and Sullivan Jones are set to recur in the new Amazon series Harlem. The comedy also features Empire's Robert Ri’chard, Blue Bloods' Juani Fe…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A Conversation with Sound Designer Joshua D. Reid by Kathy Eddy

Joshua D. Reid, an award-winning theatrical sound designer based in New York City, designs for musicals, plays, concerts, and special events on and off-Broadway, regionally, and internati…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Get Literary with Songs from Charles Dickens & Roald Dahl Shows on Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is playing some of her favorite show tu…

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Friday, January 1, 2021

Checking In With… Jagged Little Pill Tony Nominee Lauren Patten by Andrew Gans

Patten can currently be seen in the new virtual musical Estella Scrooge, which flips the script of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

New ‘Estella Scrooge’ is Dickensian love letter by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, WYES-TV Theatre Critic (“Steppin’ Out“) It might be easy to dismiss Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist as another in a continuing procession of holiday far…

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Come From Away's John Jellison by JK

Our final Standing @ Zero honoree is what we consider to be the quintessential ensemblist: a career chorus boy/understudy/stand by with over 40 years of Broadway credits. John Jellison has d…

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Estella Scrooge “A Christmas Carol with a Twist” by Elyse Trevers

Everything old can be new again with creativity. The question is how to make the traditional relevant and, more importantly, how to attract paying viewers. John Caird and Paul Gordon collabo…

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Review: An Irish Carol 2020 with original Keegan cast members by Brett Steven Abelman

No, this isn’t just A Christmas Carol with an accent; it is a riff on the familiar Dickens structure, transported to the equally familiar stage world of an old Irish bar. The ghosts and vi…

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Friday, December 25, 2020

Annapolis Shakespeare Company captures the magic of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Christmas Carol is a moving, faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday tale, now playing virtually for stay-at-home audience…

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Virginia Stage Company online by Jeffrey Walker

What would the holidays be without Charles Dickens’ tale of ghostly visitors and a miser’s redemption? Yes, of course I mean “A Christmas Carol,” when Ebenezer Scrooge struts and fre…

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‘An inventive & compelling retelling of a classic’: A CHRISTMAS Carol – Polka Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

An inventive and compelling retelling of a Christmas classic, the Polka Theatre’s A Christmas Carol is a great introduction to the tale of Mr Scrooge for audience members young and old.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Every One-Man “A Christmas Carol” Production Combine to Form Single, Fully OK “A Christmas Carol" by Broadway Beat

by Bryan Jager. @bmwpjager. ENDICOTT, NY - At the local, beloved Mid-State Community Theater, the talents of over a hundred ego-centric ...

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Almanac: Dickens on the Christmas spirit by Terry Teachout

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Continue reading Almanac: Dickens on the Christmas spirit at About Last Night.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Global Talkback Event With Jefferson Mays, Michael Arden and More

Today, producer Hunter Arnold announced that the film version of A Christmas Carol will host a global streaming talkback on Saturday, December 26 at 9:30 PM ET / 6:30 PM PT featuring To…

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A beautiful winter rose blooms in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at ASC by Andrew Walker White

One of my family’s most cherished traditions this time of year has been to visit family down south (of course), but also to stop off in Staunton, Virginia, for a few days. It is a great ti…

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‘Age-old tales charmingly done’: A Christmas Carol / The Emperor’s New Clothes (Online review) by John Chapman

The latest account of the Dickens perennial favourite A Christmas Carol comes courtesy of the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

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Monday, December 21, 2020

QPAC spreads festive cheer with A Christmas Carol by Alley Edwards

With live theatre having been placed on the back burner for the majority of 2020, QPAC and Shake and Stir

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Video on Demand Review: Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” Starring Jefferson Mays (through January 3, 2010) by David Roberts

“Scrooge,” Noel Langley’s 1951 black-and-white film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” is perhaps the most celebrated version of the holiday classic. Notable amo…

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A Christmas Carol, Guildford Shakespeare Company by Anna Perry

A Christmas Carol, Guildford Shakespeare Company3.0Overall ScoreWith an avalanche of new covid restrictions engulfing plans for many, even the most jolly of us will be feeling a bit “bah h…

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A Christmas Carol, Polka Theatre by Nick Ferris

A Christmas Carol, Polka Theatre3.0Overall ScoreHow do you keep a story fresh that’s been told a million times before? Polka Theatre are offering a solid answer to that perennial question,…

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A Christmas Carol, Old Vic review - the bells have it once again by Matt Wolf

Andrew Lincoln invents Scrooge afresh in robust seasonal perennial As proof that you can't have too much of a good thing, consider the return of Matthew Warchus's buoyant production of A Ch…

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Pantos Are Off, But A Christmas Carol Is Saving Some British Theatres by Artsjournal2

Sure, the U.S. is Christmas Carol‘d out – but the longtime American theatre Christmas standby is also serving its home country. In Bury St. Edmunds, the play is outside, in the center of…

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’It’s 18 minutes of pure joy’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Polka Theatre by The Family Stage

Polka Theatre’s A Christmas Carol is a brilliant take on a traditional tale which feels more relevant than ever this year.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Celebrate the Holidays With These Wintertime Favorite Shows by Dan Meyer

Check out photos from A Christmas Carol, Elf, Annie, The Nutcracker, and more.

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Friday, December 18, 2020

ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Album Featuring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan & More Now Available

Broadway Records announced today the release of the digital album of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a new holiday musical that uniquely blends theatre, film and cutting-edg…

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Review: A Remarkable Turn by Walking Dead's Andrew Lincoln in A Christmas Carol

London's Old Vic streams its Tony-nominated production worldwide.

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A Christmas Carol review – Andrew Lincoln's Scrooge is a tearjerking gem by Claire Armitstead

Available onlineThe Old Vic’s Zoom-broadcast version of the Dickens classic is full of heart – and pulls back the curtain on Covid-era theatre Three years ago, Matthew Warchus’s produc…

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A feast of yuletide plays by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review three webcast productions of A Christmas Carol and a webcast of The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Stage versions of “…

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

“A Christmas Carol”at The Bridge Theatre by Aleks Sierz

A Christmas Carol is a seasonal standard. In a normal year, there are a couple of versions to be enjoyed, usually led by the Old Vic in London, but this winter it feels like there’s an epi…

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