Buy Tickets From the 2013-2014 Season: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Playing December 05, 2013 to December 23, 2013

Additional 7:30pm performances
Tuesday December 17
Wednesday December 18
Monday December 23 (2pm & 7:30)

A Holiday Tradition at The Shakespeare Tavern, ASC is proud of this very special adaptation of a timeless classic. A handful of actors bring the wondrous art of storytelling to life, transporting you to Scrooge’s London counting house that fateful Christmas when Scrooge meets three Ghosts and a certain little boy named Tiny Tim. This enchanting holiday experience will bring the magic of the season to Scrooge, to The Tavern, and to you. Join us for some Dickens, a bit of song, and a lot of holiday cheer.

Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday December 15 after the show!

Additional performances
Tuesday December 17, 2013 (Friday night ticket prices) 7:30pm
Wednesday December 18, 2013 (Friday night ticket prices) 7:30pm
Monday December 23, 2013 (Saturday night ticket prices) 2pm
Monday December 23, 2013 (Friday night ticket prices) 7:30pm

For the 2pm performance on Dec 23, a limited menu will be available from 12:45 - 1:50pm.

Director's Notes

Directed by J. Tony Brown

Show Information


Act One - 60 min / Act Two - 35 min

Show Roles

December 5-23, 2013

Drew Reeves* (Scrooge)
Andrew Houchins*
Paul Hester*
Rivka Levin*
Becky Cormier Finch
Matt Felten
Matt Nitchie
Mary Ruth Ralston
Clarke Weigle
Hayley Platt

Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

Show Times
Shows at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse begin at 7:30pm, except on Sundays, when they begin at 6:30pm

Bardometer Rating

How difficult is this Shakespearean play to grasp? On a scale of 1 to 10.
What does rating this mean?

You may already know the story and what happens at the end. But even if you don’t, the play is light and the plot is easy to follow. Limited violence, limited bawdiness (see below). There are very few things – historical, religious, or political – that you need to know ahead of time. Just enjoy!

A note about bawdiness in Shakespeare: It exists. Despite what your English teacher taught you, Shakespeare wrote some pretty saucy lines and they pop up from time to time. While there is never any nudity on stage, our actors are trained to make the text clear. If we feel a show contains a plethora of Graphic Elizabethan Poetry (or is very bloody/violent/triggering) we will put that disclaimer in the blurb about the show. It won’t happen often. If this Bardometer lists a play as a 1 or 2, you can rest assured that it is an appropriate show for kids under ten.

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