A Commedia Christmas Carol
by Matthew R. Wilson

Productions (3)
  • Holiday Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m, 4 either (7-40 actors possible: 1-35 f, 3-35 m)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-215-4

A Commedia Christmas Carol
by Matthew R. Wilson

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Productions (3)
  • Holiday Comedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m, 4 either (7-40 actors possible: 1-35 f, 3-35 m)
  • Set: Minimal.

Ebenezer Scrooge gets a Commedia dell'Arte makeover in this zany take on the classic Dickensian tale of redemption. On Christmas Eve, a Pantalone Scrooge receives a visit from his old friend Dottore Marley, launching a series of quirky visitors and unforeseen capers. Masks, acrobatics, and holiday cheer abound in this madcap physical romp.

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Ebenezer Scrooge gets a Commedia dell'Arte makeover in this zany take on the classic Dickensian tale of redemption. On Christmas Eve, a Pantalone Scrooge receives a visit from his old friend Dottore Marley, launching a series of quirky visitors and unforeseen capers. Masks, acrobatics, and holiday cheer abound in this madcap physical romp.

  • Original music recordings available for purchase: Contact Jesse Terrill at terrillboy@aol.com.

    • Holiday Comedy
    • 80 - 90 minutes
    • 1 f, 4 m, 4 either (7-40 actors possible: 1-35 f, 3-35 m)
    • Set: Minimal.
    • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-215-4
  • Published Reviews

    "A Commedia Christmas Carol crackles and amuses with abandon...high-spirited revelry...emotional depth."

    Jane Horwitz, The Washington Post

    "Brisk...deft...an appealing joie de vivre."

    Chris Klimek, Washington City Paper

    "Faction of Fools delivers an inventive new spin on the seasonal chestnut."

    Missy Frederick, The Washingtonian

    "Faction's lively Carol will entertain the 'cheery' in us all from beginning to end."

    Maryland Theatre Guide

    "Alternately moving and hilarious."

    Jessica Vaughn, DC Metro Theater Arts

    "Nimble, powerful, very funny and extraordinarily brave...a fast funny and honest playing of the time-honored story."

    Tim Treanor, DC Theatre Scene

    Production History

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    DEC 04, 2014 - DEC 14, 2014
    Niagara University Theatre
    Niagara University, NY United States
    Niagara University Theatre Niagara University, NY United States
    NOV 29, 2013 - DEC 22, 2013
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University
    Washington, DC United States
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University Washington, DC United States
    NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 23, 2012
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University
    Washington, DC United States
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University Washington, DC United States
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    Production Group
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    NOV 29, 2013 - DEC 22, 2013
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University
    Washington, DC United States
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University Washington, DC United States
    NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 23, 2012
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University
    Washington, DC United States
    Faction of Fools Theatre Company in residence at Gallaudet University Washington, DC United States

    Awards (1)

    Helen Hayes Awards nominee for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (2013)

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