A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
adapted by Janet Allard, Michael Bigelow Dixon

Productions (21)
  • Holiday Classic
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 5 m (8-35 actors possible: 3-17 f, 5-23 m)
  • Set: Simple unit set that transforms instantly as Scrooge travels around London and the world.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-548-3

A Christmas Carol
adapted by Janet Allard, Michael Bigelow Dixon

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Productions (21)
  • Holiday Classic
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 5 m (8-35 actors possible: 3-17 f, 5-23 m)
  • Set: Simple unit set that transforms instantly as Scrooge travels around London and the world.

This timeless holiday classic is creatively retold with a unique twist by having every actor -- both male and female, young and old -- take turns playing Scrooge. Jacob Marley's ghost and three other spirits take Scrooge on a journey through time and space, as Scrooge confronts his misdeeds and awakens to a deeper purpose in life. All of the dialogue is taken directly from Charles Dickens' novella in this interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a cruel and miserly curmudgeon to a joyous and generous soul.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

This timeless holiday classic is creatively retold with a unique twist by having every actor -- both male and female, young and old -- take turns playing Scrooge. Jacob Marley's ghost and three other spirits take Scrooge on a journey through time and space, as Scrooge confronts his misdeeds and awakens to a deeper purpose in life. All of the dialogue is taken directly from Charles Dickens' novella in this interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a cruel and miserly curmudgeon to a joyous and generous soul.

  • Holiday Classic
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 3 f, 5 m (8-35 actors possible: 3-17 f, 5-23 m)
  • Set: Simple unit set that transforms instantly as Scrooge travels around London and the world.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-548-3

Published Reviews

"...intelligent, creative and unique. It draws inspiration directly from Dickens' words, rather than from rehashed sentimentality, and confronts the audience with an uncomfortable truth: We are all Scrooge."

Tom Weber, Post-Bulletin (Minnesota)

Production History

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Production Group
Location
NOV 28, 2017 - DEC 21, 2017
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
DEC 10, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
Veritas Christian Community School
Sierra Vista, AZ United States
Veritas Christian Community School Sierra Vista, AZ United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 18, 2016
Ensemble Theatre Of Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN United States
Ensemble Theatre Of Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
Mill Creek High School
Hoschton, GA United States
Mill Creek High School Hoschton, GA United States
NOV 25, 2016 - DEC 22, 2016
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 06, 2015
Summit University
Clarks Summit, PA United States
Summit University Clarks Summit, PA United States
NOV 28, 2015 - DEC 19, 2015
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 19, 2015 - NOV 21, 2015
Corcoran High School
Corcoran, CA United States
Corcoran High School Corcoran, CA United States
NOV 14, 2015 - NOV 14, 2015
WCA Drama Class
High Point, NC United States
WCA Drama Class High Point, NC United States
DEC 18, 2014 - DEC 18, 2014
National Conservatory Of Dramatic Arts
WAshington, DC, DC United States
National Conservatory Of Dramatic Arts WAshington, DC, DC United States
DEC 12, 2014 - DEC 13, 2014
Eckburg Center At SCPS
Savannah, GA United States
Eckburg Center At SCPS Savannah, GA United States
NOV 29, 2014 - DEC 20, 2014
Hippodrome Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
DEC 20, 2013 - DEC 21, 2013
Black Box Theater
Colorado Springs, CO United States
Black Box Theater Colorado Springs, CO United States
DEC 13, 2013 - DEC 14, 2013
Tampa Catholic High School
Tampa, FL United States
Tampa Catholic High School Tampa, FL United States
DEC 06, 2013 - DEC 15, 2013
Providence Players
Falls Church, VA United States
Providence Players Falls Church, VA United States
DEC 22, 2011 - DEC 23, 2011
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company
Palm Springs, CA United States
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company Palm Springs, CA United States
DEC 16, 2011 - DEC 19, 2011
Barnegat High School
Brick, NJ United States
Barnegat High School Brick, NJ United States
DEC 15, 2011 - DEC 15, 2011
Routt Catholic High School
Jacksonville, IL United States
Routt Catholic High School Jacksonville, IL United States
DEC 02, 2011 - DEC 02, 2011
Pope John XXIII High School
Everett, MA United States
Pope John XXIII High School Everett, MA United States
NOV 18, 2011 - NOV 19, 2011
Lyme Central School
Dexter, NY United States
Lyme Central School Dexter, NY United States
NOV 29, 2008 - DEC 23, 2008
Commonweal Theatre Company
Lanesboro, MN United States
Commonweal Theatre Company Lanesboro, MN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
NOV 28, 2017 - DEC 21, 2017
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
NOV 28, 2017 - DEC 21, 2017
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 18, 2016
Ensemble Theatre Of Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN United States
Ensemble Theatre Of Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN United States
NOV 25, 2016 - DEC 22, 2016
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 28, 2015 - DEC 19, 2015
The Hippodrome State Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
The Hippodrome State Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 29, 2014 - DEC 20, 2014
Hippodrome Theatre
Gainesville, FL United States
Hippodrome Theatre Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 29, 2008 - DEC 23, 2008
Commonweal Theatre Company
Lanesboro, MN United States
Commonweal Theatre Company Lanesboro, MN United States