Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2022-2023 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has made eligibility decisions for 20 Broadway productions for the 2022-2023 season. This was the first time the committee met to decide the eligibil…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Shirley Dynevor-White obituary by Tim Dynevor

My mother, Shirley Dynevor-White, who has died aged 89, was an actor in Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop company in London during the 1950s. Between 1953 and 1959 she took part in many p…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Matthew Warchus-Directed A Christmas Carol Will Return to Old Vic for 7th Engagement by Andrew Gans

Jack Thorne's adaptation of the Charles Dickens holiday classic will once again play the London theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King & More Shows Break Records During Holiday Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences celebrated the holidays on Broadway. Many shows received hit record numbers at the end of 2022. The Lion King set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history, b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:32PM
Sunday, January 1, 2023

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Plays Final Broadway Performance

The critically acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol starring Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, plays its final Broadway engagement on January 1, 2023. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM

A Christmas Carol Blesses Everyone With Final Performance January 1 by Leah Putnam

The Broadway show stars Tony winner Jefferson Mays in the solo adaptation of Charles Dickens' holiday classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, December 29, 2022

‘The social divide is front & centre’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A GHOST STORY – BBC iPlayer (Online Show) by John Chapman

What is certain is that if you want an account that’s faithful to the spirit (sorry!) of the original but doesn’t let proceedings drag on (it comes in at under two hours without missing …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, December 23, 2022

‘Come From Away’ music supervisor Ian Eisendrath is the man behind the music — now he brings his skills to movie musicals like ‘Spirited’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Will Ferrell walks down the long hallway of a hospital on the set of his original movie musical “Spirited,” performing Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s original song “Unredeemable.” It…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:04PM

Bah Humbug! Where to Stream A Christmas Carol This Weekend by Talaura Harms

This holiday season, stream two new Scrooge-themed musicals, an extended Muppet Christmas Carol, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More - Check Out This Week's Top Stage Mags

Each week, we'll be highlighting the top virtual show programs from BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag! Stage Mag is BroadwayWorld's service for easily creating modern, fully interactive show program…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:37AM
Thursday, December 22, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘An Irish Carol’ at Keegan Theatre by Taryn Carone

For any who are not familiar with the play, “An Irish Carol” is a wise-cracking rendition of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Playwright Matthew J. Keenan provides a fresh ada…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 03:56PM

How Jefferson Mays and the Design Team of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Are Making Holiday Magic

Broadway’s one-man A CHRISTMAS CAROL starring Jefferson Mays definitely managed magic. It is a rare show that leads even Broadway regulars to leave the theater going: “How did they do th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:00PM

Will Jefferson Mays’ solo ‘A Christmas Carol’ continue the recent good will for Charles Dickens at the Tony Awards? by Sam Eckmann

The Christmas season brings scores of ticket buyers to Broadway as tourists flood Times Square and locals bring visiting family to the theater. Many of those audiences should catch the bold …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 09:00AM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Onstage, It’s Finally Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Again by Michael Paulson

After one holiday season lost to the pandemic and another curtailed by Omicron, seasonal staples including “The Nutcracker,” “A Christmas Carol” and “Messiah” are back in force.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:02PM

An extremely good time’: A PISSEDMAS CAROL – Leicester Square Theatre by Laura Kressly

Shit-faced Showtime has returned to their London home, the Leicester Square Theatre, for their annual yuletide version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, this time A Pissedmas Carol. T…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Why Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol (Hint: It Wasn't to Spread Holiday Cheer) by Catey Sullivan

The ghost story of Christmas was originally a way to bring attention to the problem of poverty.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Theater Review: ‘A Magical Cirque Christmas’ at The National Theater by Michael Garvey

“A Magical Cirque Christmas” was created by MagicSpace productions, a Utah-based company that spins out lyrical masterpieces of touring theater shows from literally nothing to gold on st…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:46AM

A Christmas Carol | London Trailer by Official London Theatre

From Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, writer of the Olivier Award-winning Emilia, comes a brand-new retelling of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, A Christmas Carol, at the Rose Theatre Kingston. h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:44AM

Audience reactions | A Christmas Carol, Rose Theatre Kingston by Official London Theatre

From Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, writer of the Olivier Award-winning Emilia, comes a brand-new retelling of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, A Christmas Carol, at the Rose Theatre Kingston. h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:43AM
Monday, December 19, 2022

Top 10 Stage Performances to Stream December 23-January 2 - See Patti LuPone in concert, 'Matilda the Musical,' Justin Vivian Bond and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, December 18, 2022

‘Intimate, funny & inventive’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Jack Studio Theatre by Liz Dyer

This is far from the only option for anyone wanting to see A Christmas Carol in London this year – but if you’re looking for a performance that’s intimate, funny, inventive and a littl…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Saturday, December 17, 2022

‘A Christmas Carol’ was her last show before she died. Now her husband performs without her by Lily Janiak

Center Repertory Company made a cast- and crew-wide effort to ensure that Wendy Wisely could go onstage one last time.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM
Friday, December 16, 2022

Stage Door Speed Round: A CHRISTMAS CAROL’s Jefferson Mays—In Character as Mr. Scrooge!

The Michael Arden-helmed solo show features Mays portraying 50 Dickensian people, including Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim. 

SOURCE: Theatrely at 12:00PM

‘A Quick 5’ with Shanara Gabrielle, Director of ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Susan Brall

Once again Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is presenting the holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. This version takes place in Victorian Baltimore which ties the story …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:46AM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Review: Eddie Izzard in ‘Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations’ by Erin Kahn

‘Tis the season for one-person Dickens shows. While Jefferson Mays performs a one-man version of A Christmas Carol on Broadway, Eddie Izzard is performing her solo version of Great Expecta…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 09:00PM
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Broadway Box Office Starting To Look Like Christmas: Grosses Up 10% To $37M by Greg Evans

The holiday spirit – at least the kind measured at the box office – seemed to arrive on Broadway last week, for some shows anyway. Obvious case in point: A Christmas Carol, starring Jeff…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:43PM

Company First and Last: SITI Takes Its Final Bow by American Theatre Editors

The tight-knit troupe, whose unique training has been at least as influential as its form-bending work, ends its 30-year run in a typically unlikely way: with a take on 'A Christmas Carol.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:41AM
Monday, December 12, 2022

A Christmas Carol 2022 | Through Dec. 18 | Behind the Curtain | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

"A Christmas Carol" Director Jessica Thebus and Vikram Konkimalla (TINY TIM) revisit and play dress up in costumes of "A Christmas Carol"'s from the past. On stage through December 31 only…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM

A Christmas Carol review – glorious musical version of Dickens’s festive treat by Arifa Akbar

Rose theatre, Kingston upon ThamesCharles Dickens takes to the stage and Ebenezer Scrooge is a woman with a moving backstory in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s adaptation As fine a festive treat as…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Friday, December 9, 2022

Ted Lasso star Nick Mohammed returns as Mr Swallow – and he’s not just for Christmas by Brian Logan

Once an under-the-radar live comedy jewel, Mohammed’s alter-ego impresario is hogging the spotlight in two new stage shows. Is the character destined for TV? Any assessment of the best cha…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:32PM

Review: A Christmas Carol at Rose Theatre by Yasmin

Step into this heart-warming tale of generosity and forgiveness, and experience the spirit of Christmas with the whole family. The post Review: A Christmas Carol at Rose Theatre appeared fir…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 12:18PM

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