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Dickens’ Holiday Classic

adapted and directed by E.G. BAILEY and JOSEPH HAJ
from A Christmas Carol by CHARLES DICKENS

A virtual telling of A Christmas Carol

One of Charles Dickens’ favorite ways to spread holiday cheer was to perform dramatic readings of his beloved ghost story for audiences near and far. With a trusty, self-edited copy of his novella in hand, Dickens took Scrooge’s tale of transformation on the road for years, standing at podiums and entertaining large crowds of devoted fans from London to Boston and beyond.

Drawing inspiration from this centuries-old tradition, we are proud to share a special virtual event featuring a cast of four beloved A Christmas Carol veterans who reimagine Dickens’ hand-curated chapters.

Age recommendation 

Although appropriate for all ages, we recommend Dickens’ Holiday Classic for middle schoolers and up.

Run time

Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes

Accessibility 

Dickens’ Holiday Classic includes viewing options with ASL interpretation, audio description and captions.

Play guide

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Artists

Cast

Ryan Colbert

Chapter Two

Nathaniel Fuller

Chapter Four

Charity Jones

Chapter One

Meghan Kreidler

Chapter Three

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