Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A Christmas Carol review at Derby Theatre – ‘spellbinding and beautiful seasonal show’ by Pat Ashworth

Oliver O’Shea’s revival of this show from 2014 sees Charles Dickens’ classic tale brought to life by a talented ensemble of actor-musicians.

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Wake Up With BWW 12/11: Idina Menzel at Carnegie Hall, Patrick Stewart's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and More!

Today's top stories: Idina Menzel plays Carnegie Hall tonight, Sir Patrick Stewart's one-man A Christmas Carol plays its first of two performances, and more!

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Actor Grace Liston: ‘My first job taught me the importance of being in a supportive cast’ by John Byrne

I first performed A Christmas Carol in December 2017, in a production that toured castles and cathedrals all over the country. The

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A Christmas Carol: The Immersive Dining Experience review at The Windmill, Brighton – ‘dinner and Dickens’ by Bella Todd

There’s more gravy than grave in this version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – though one of the dining tables does conceal a

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Patrick Stewart Returns to the New York Stage December 11 in Solo Adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Andrew Gans

The two performances benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Q Brothers Christmas Carol makes even Navy Pier bearable this season by Kerry Reid

An 80-minute 'ad-rap-tation' tells Scrooge's story without missing beats. The "ad-rap-tation" of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, created by the Q Brothers C…

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Review: A Christmas Carol, The Old Vic by Jessica Handscomb

Review: A Christmas Carol, The Old Vic 5.0stars For the third year running, Jack Thorne’s magical adaptation of the world’s favourite Christmas story is on at the Old Vic, again spreadin…

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Which A Christmas Carol Ghost Are You? by Performerstuff

Which A Christmas Carol Ghost Are You? Written by Ella Embry November 26th, 2019 Are you quiet and kind like Christmas Past? Or maybe jolly and over-the-top like Christmas Present? May…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

WAPAVA Presents ‘The Ghosts of Christmas Past: The History of Ford’s Theatre’s A Christmas Carol’ by News Desk

The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive is holding a free event Monday, December 16th from 7 pm-8 pm at the Chevy Chase neighborhood library. Join WAPAVA’s Executive Director Bri…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 9th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL & SLAVE PLAY Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (12.51%), Beetlejuice (2.16%), Ain't Too Proud (1.60%), Frozen (1.40%) and Oklahoma! (1.07%). The top growing curr…

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A tale of two Carols: Dickens's festive feast served with a twist by Arifa Akbar

This year, the tried-and-tested tale at London’s Old Vic is up against subversive surprises at Wilton’s Music Hall, where Scrooge’s sister takes the lead Charles Dickens knew he had st…

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The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a holiday feast for the eyes by Julie Janson

This year, The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s annual performance of A Christmas Carol brings to the stage the Charles Dickens classic using a script adapted by Donna Ferragut. The script i…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Review: A Christmas Carol, Immersive London by Tricia Wey

Review: A Christmas Carol, Immersive London 4.0stars Hartshorn-Hook Productions’ immersive dining adaptation of Charles Dickens’ well-known Christmas novel offers a twist on this familia…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

A Christmas Carol review at Barn Theatre, Cirencester – ‘stunning technical wizardry’ by Jeremy Brien

What has turned Ebenezer Scrooge into a curmudgeonly miser with his deep-seated aversion to Christmas? This is the ingenious debate conducted by

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‘Will make your heart leap’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – The Old Vic by Libby Purves

This freshened-up and first-rate production of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic sees Paterson Joseph giving one of the performances of his life, his humanity simply erupting onto the stage.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sir Patrick Stewart's One-Man Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Offer Lottery

The highly-anticipated return engagement of Sir Patrick Stewart's acclaimed oneman version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova will play for two nights only, December 1…

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A Christmas Carol review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘captivatingly fresh update’ by Jeremy Brien

Tom Morris is celebrating his game-changing 10 years as artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic with a revival of one of

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‘As a jovial, energetic pantomime spectacle, it’s a triumph’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Bridge House Theatre ★★★ by Luca Molinari

Whilst A Christmas Carol may not pass muster as high theatre, there are some genuinely wonderful moments to be found at its strongest points, and as a jovial, energetic pantomime spectacle, …

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A Christmas Carol review at Old Vic, London – ‘charming and atmospheric’ by Natasha Tripney

Returning to the Old Vic for the third year running, Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic morality tale manages to be

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre review - the festive favourite mixes gloom with merriment by Heather Neill

A vigorous Paterson Joseph meets the Christmas spirits "Dickensian" commonly means both sentimental Victorian, apple-cheeked family perfection (especially at Christmas) and abject poverty. …

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Milwaukee Rep’s Spectacular A CHRISTMAS CAROL Retains Dickens’ Message of Morality by Matthew Perta

Thrilling, grand-scale entertainment.  A sweeping, heartwarming tale told with dazzling special effects, festive music and [...] The post Milwaukee Rep’s Spectacular A CHRISTMAS CAROL Ret…

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Dickens and water by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway premiere of a new stage version of A Christmas Carol and an off-Broadway revival of A Bright Room Called Day. Here’s an excerpt. * …

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Cookies and Clementines: A Charismatic ‘Christmas Carol’ by Matthew Wexler

Campbell Scott headlines Jack Thorne's new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol," offering a visual holiday feast for theatergoers. The post Cookies and Clementines:…

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‘A Christmas Carol in Harlem’ Puts Scrooge to Work in Real Estate by Billy McEntee, Billy McEntee

For the team behind Classical Theatre of Harlem's modernized Dickens' classic, it's personal.

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Dance review: The Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker by Christopher Henley

As A Christmas Carol is to the theatre, so is The Nutcracker to the dance. It’s the perennially performed ballet that defines the holiday experience for many families — and provides a de…

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A Christmas Carol continues to haunt Britain’s stages by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon looks at why Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is as popular as ever in British theatres this year This post A Christmas Carol continues to haunt Britain’s s…

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A Christmas Carol review at Pitlochry Festival Theatre – ‘fuses the traditional and the contemporary’ by David Pollock

The final production of the year at Elizabeth Newman’s reinvented Pitlochry Festival Theatre is emblematic of the approach that has served the

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Annapolis Shakespeare Company ushers in holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Christmas Carol is a moving, faithful stage version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Adapted by Sally Boyett and Donald Hicken, and direc…

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A Christmas Carol review at the MAC, Belfast – ‘fiendishly clever reworking’ by Jane Coyle

Tidings of comfort and joy replace Dickensian filth and misery in this handsome, rip-roaring new take on a Christmas staple. In the

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A Christmas Carol review at Immersive LDN – ‘entertaining night out’ by Paul Vale

This immersive version of A Christmas Carol has been staged nine years running since emerging from a small pub performance in York.

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The Business End Of U.S. Theatres’ Reliance On ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Artsjournal2

Sure, it’s an almost guaranteed moneymaker, but it’s also “a community builder, a gateway drug, and a holiday tradition.” – American Theatre

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