Wednesday, December 7, 2022

How Jefferson Mays and Michael Arden Turned A Christmas Carol Into an Eerie Ghost Story by Leah Putnam

In the new Broadway production, Mays plays over 50 characters. Here is how the show’s design team helps him tell the "mind altering" tale.

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You won’t get shushed by ushers at two popular holiday shows in S.F. — here’s why by Lily Janiak

At "A Christmas Carol" and "Nutcracker," neurodiverse audience members can make whatever noises they want or need to.

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What would Dickens think about homelessness in Chicago? Goodman Theatre event will ponder the question by Kayla Samoy

The Goodman Theatre's “Arts in Action: Home for the Holidays" free event coincides with its 45th production of “A Christmas Carol.”

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tip a glass or two with Audacious Theatre’s ‘Drunk Christmas’ by Toni Tresca

It’s an irreverent, boozy spin on 'A Christmas Carol'

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McCarter A Christmas Carol Set Time by McCarter Theatre Center

Video by Skippy Music by Darko Pesic

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Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Goodman Theatre tells Scrooge’s lesson anew every year by Emily McClanathan

In Larry Yando's hands, it's Scrooge’s transformation from hardhearted miser into “as good a friend … and as good a man, as the good old city knew” that makes makes this a classic.

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Monday, December 5, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘White Christmas’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

Anyone who loves the 1954 movie “White Christmas” will love this second seasonal offering at Classic Theatre of Maryland. “White Christmas” is the younger, happier sibling of Classic…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

  Kudos to The Classic Theatre of MD for taking “A Christmas Carol,” one of the most familiar and produced stories in the world—and making it fresh and compelling in a new adaptation …

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A Christmas Carol 2022 | Official Montage | First Look | Through Dec. 31, 2022 | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

The 45th annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is "moving and meaningful...⭐⭐⭐⭐(out of 4)" (Chicago Sun-Times) This enchanting montage is just a glimpse of the holiday magic. Get ti…

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The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 12/3/22 - Wendell Pierce, Sutton Foster, Myles Frost and More by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Editor-in-Chief Paul Wonto…

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Can ArtsWest and Seattle Rep offer improvements on ‘A Christmas Carol’? by Jerald Pierce

With "Q Brothers Christmas Carol" and the world premiere of "Mr. Dickens and His Carol," ArtsWest and Seattle Rep try new spins on Dickens' classic tale.

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A Christmas Carol review – festive classic gets a British Sign Language update by Mark Fisher

Hull Truck theatre, HullScrooge not only exploits Bob Cratchit but cruelly cuts him out of the conversation in this innovative, satisfying production Jack Lord is the meanest of Scrooges. To…

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Olney Theatre Center by Carolina Tomasi

The holiday season is upon us, and while Halloween is long past, it is the perfect time for one of the most famous ghost stories. Why not see what boasts to be the most faithful adaptation o…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Twin Beach Players by Susan Nolan

Chances are you are familiar with the plot—ghostly visitors transform a miser’s heart just in time for Christmas. Everyone from Jim Henson’s Muppets to the Royal Shakespeare Company of…

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This Week on Broadway for December 4, 2022: KPOP by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about KPOP, A Christmas Carol (Jefferson Mays), The New Group’s production of Evanston Salt Costs Climbing, Aida @ The Metropolit…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Max Garner

  There’ll be scary ghost stories and tales of the gloriesof Christmases long, long ago– Eddie Pola & George Wyle, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” There’s a pecul…

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‘Each performance is sharply refined’: Ghosted: Another F***ing Christmas Carol – The Other Palace ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

A Christmas Carol is of course a tradition at Christmas time and I defy anyone who doesn’t get to see at least one production at this time of year and there are certainly many different in…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ is set in Baltimore with joy and heart at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Colleen Kennedy

It's a production full of cheer, curiosity, and a desire to learn and care more about our neighbors.

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Friday, December 2, 2022

No Humbugs: A Review of A Christmas Carol at Goodman Theatre by Amanda Finn

Equal parts imaginative holiday magic, Dickensian gothic style, and honest-to-goodness humanity.

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Scrooged again: The mother of all holiday shows returns by Toni Tresca

The DCPA’s 27th (almost) annual production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ is the perfect way to ring in the holiday season

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A Christmas Carol by Darryl Reilly

Jefferson Mays’ Scrooge and his amazing 50+ Dickensian characters are all dazzling in this high tech theatrical new stage version of the classic tale. The post A Christmas Carol appeared…

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Exclusive: Listen to Jessie Buckley & Luke Evans Sing 'Later Never Comes' From SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Soundtrack

Get an exclusive first listen to “Later Never Comes,” from performed by Luke Evans and Jessie Buckley and taken from the Scrooge: A Christmas Carol soundtrack. This animated version inc…

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10 great holiday shows that aren’t “The Nutcracker” or “A Christmas Carol” by John Wenzel

All of Colorado Ballet's "Nutcracker" performances are sold out -- as expected. Denver Center's "A Christmas Carol," while the region's best production, is deeply familiar to most audiences.…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

A Christmas Carol ***** by Barry Gordin

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL By: Samuel L. Leiter November 30, 2022: If you go to, an online site for theatre reviews, you’ll find that, within the past few year…

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Hear from Wendell Pierce, Sutton Foster & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City o…

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God bless us, once again by Kerry Reid

At a preshow reception introducing the Goodman’s new artistic director, Susan V. Booth, executive director Roche Schulfer talked about how the theater’s production of A Christmas Carol, …

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Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend December 2-4 - See 'Estella Scrooge,' Jeremy Jordan, 'Hello Again' and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Red Carpet Knockouts: A Christmas Carol Opening Night was on the scene to capture the thrilling array of VIP arrivals including the company of A Christmas Carol hitting the red carpet but also taking a moment to describe the sho…

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How to Rush Broadway's A Christmas Carol Starring Tony Winner Jefferson Mays by Leah Putnam

Be ready to hit the box office for the new in-person ticket initiative.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces In-Person Rush Policy

The critically acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol starring Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, has announced its in-person rush policy.

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