Friday, December 4, 2020

Jefferson Mays Acts the Dickens Out of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by David Cote

Performing an abridged but faithful version of 'A Christmas Carol,' Jefferson Mays keeps this holiday tradition alive for streaming audiences.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Theaters nationwide find ways to bring a little Scrooge into your holiday by Bruce R. Miller | Sioux City Journal

Realizing the financial benefit of "A Christmas Carol," theaters reimagined their productions for streaming.

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Review: Jefferson Mays’ extraordinary solo performance in filmed Christmas Carol by Jonathan Mandell

The credits at the end of this A Christmas Carol list a cast of 51 characters – 50 of them portrayed by Jefferson Mays. He’s the narrator, as well as Ebenezer Scrooge, Scrooge’s clerk …

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A Christmas Carol with Jefferson Mays: Review, Pics and Video by New York Theater

The credits at the end of this “A Christmas Carol” list a cast of 51 characters – 50 of them portrayed by Jefferson Mays…even The Dying Fire and An Indignant Potato…..But the main …

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Stream A Christmas Carol in Harlem for Free This Holiday Season by Broadway Direct

The Classical Theatre of Harlem will ring in the holiday spirit this year! Tune in to the free, online stream of A Christmas Carol in Harlem, as recorded live last year, based on the timele…

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Hartford Stage reinvents ‘Christmas Carol’ as free, online ‘Community Carol’ by Christopher Arnott

Unable to stage its holiday staple "A Christmas Carol" for the first time in 24 years, Hartford Stage has created a new virtual adaptation of the Dickens story, "A Community Carol," streamin…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Review: Goodman’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ is an audio play this year, a familiar story to warm your family’s season by Chris Jones

The Goodman Theatre's seasonal tradition is available for free this December as an audio play. Comforting, entertaining and well worth a listen.

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with the December Episode of Broadway Profiles by

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a sneak peek at the newest installment of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by PIX11's Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, the …

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Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: December 2020 by

This month, we hear talk with Grinch: The Musical star Matthew Morrison, A Christmas Carol: Live star Jefferson Mays and Tony winners James Monroe Iglehart and John Lloyd Young. Plus, we he…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, More Will Star in A Christmas Carol, Co-Adapted by Theresa Rebeck by Ryan McPhee

Rebeck also directs the benefit for Primary Stages.

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Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez and More Join A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Primary Stages

PRIMARY STAGES will present a virtual benefit reading of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, adapted by Theresa Rebeck & Erin Daley and directed by Theresa Rebeck on Wednesda…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

A stream of Jefferson Mays’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ benefits regional theaters by Cameron Kelsall

Actor Jefferson Mays offers a thrilling, one-person ‘Christmas Carol’ as a benefit for theaters across the country. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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ELEGIES With Nathan Lane, Norm Lewis & Others, A CHRISTMAS CAROL: ON AIR Plus More Available to Stream This Week

 Broadway On Demand will present several special projects this week, including the new La Jolla Playhouse digital series Without Walls (WOW) (as of November 26), the Broadway Cares/Equ…

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Read Reviews for the Streaming Adaptation of A Christmas Carol, Starring Jefferson Mays by Dan Meyer

The work benefits partner theatres around the country that have been affected by the ongoing pandemic.

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

BWW Review: Jefferson Mays Plays 50+ Characters In A Beautifully Realized Adaptation A CHRISTMAS CAROL

As virtuosic Broadway stars go, Jefferson Mays be the provider of the most congenially-natured performances of his era.

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Bah, Pandemic! How Theaters Are Saving ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Michael Paulson

Seasonal stagings often underwrite the usual fare. But even without indoor audiences, the tradition lives on — by mail, by screen, by car and by radio.

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A Christmas Carol to the Royal Ballet – the best live shows to stream over the festive period by Holly Williams

If the second lockdown has you yearning for theatre, opera, dance or comedy, we’ve got you covered. Holly Williams picks some of the best online performances streaming this winter

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Jefferson Mays in ‘A Christmas Carol Live’ is the perfect Christmas present by Deb Miller

Charles Dickens’ classic novella of 1843, A Christmas Carol, has remained a beloved time-honored tradition of the holiday season since the Victorian era, with a wide array of presentations…

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: Jefferson Mays Spellbinding as a One-Man Cast of Fifty by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Theatrical magic works its wonders in this marvelous telling of the time-tested tale of the triumph of humanity over humbug The post Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: Jef…

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Friday, November 27, 2020

First Look: A Christmas Carol in rehearsals for upcoming Dominion Theatre run

The recently announced cast of A Christmas Carol is now in rehearsals after it has been announced that London would be entering into Tier 2 after the second lockdown, allowing for the show t…

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Top 10 London shows to see this Christmas while in Tier 2

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, at least in London Theatreland! The UK Government announced yesterday that the capital would be placed in Tier 2, meaning many eagerly anticipate…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

London Theatres can open after Tier 2 is confirmed

The UK government have begun announcing the tier system today and London has been confirmed as Tier 2. This confirms that December shows can go ahead including the reopening of West End favo…

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Full casting has been announced for A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol, a staged musical concert, is coming to the West End’s Dominion Theatre this festive season, opening on 7 December 2020. The new production has previously announced Bria…

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Missing ‘The Nutcracker’? How to Get Your Holiday Fix at Home by The New York Times

Many seasonal mainstays have been reimagined for online viewing this year. Here are some of our favorites, from “A Christmas Carol” to Handel’s “Messiah.”

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tony Winner Jefferson Mays on His One-Man A Christmas Carol: 'I Haunt Myself for an Hour and a Half' by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans have Charles Dickens to thank for the gift of Jefferson Mays. "A Christmas Carol was not only my introduction to this great piece of literature," the Tony winner said, "it was…

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5 Shows to Stream This Weekend, Including Jefferson Mays in A Christmas Carol

Also, the Southwark Playhouse production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years will stream on Broadway on Demand.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Center Theatre Group Announces New Dates for West Coast Premieres of The Lehman Trilogy & More by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Center Theatre Group has announced that the 54th Ahmanson Theatre season is now expected to begin in August 2021. The previously scheduled West …

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