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Thursday, November 16, 2023

The Christmas Ghosts of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A Christmas Carol is a timeless tale that has captured the hearts of readers and audiences for generations. At its heart, the story is a journey of self-discovery, compassion, and redemption. The visits of ghosts guide Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve. These three Christmas ghosts reveal the effects of one's actions and the potential for change.

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Creating Victorian London with Scenic Designer Michael Locher

One of the great joys – and challenges! – of designing for theatre is the occasional opportunity to tackle a story, setting, or play that feels iconic. Designers are often tasked with introducing audiences to places they’ve never seen before, but sometimes, we’re invited to conjure the eminently familiar. Few settings and stories feel more familiar than Victorian London and A Christmas Carol.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The Chains of Regret: The Role of Marley

When it comes to A Christmas Carol, most people instantly think of Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey. However, a character shapes Scrooge's destiny - Jacob Marley.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Dickensian Delights: The Historical Context of A Christmas Carol

In the bustling streets of Victorian London, Charles Dickens wrote his timeless tale, A Christmas Carol. Published in 1843, this novella is a holiday tradition for readers and theatre audiences alike.

Tuesday, October 10, 2023


Dickens loved to perform his stories—so he created a special version of A Christmas Carol for exactly that purpose.