Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

A nice treat for the holidays

The producers of Dickens by Candlelight (that would be the Olson family, Terry and Robin) are offering a sweet deal for Christmas plays.

Just bring your ticket from one of the other Christmas shows around town to a performance of Dickens by Candlelight, and you’ll get $5 off.

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Theater review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Winter Garden

By Elizabeth Maupin

Ebenezer Scrooge’s housekeeper, the forbidding Mrs. Dilber, doesn’t often show up in the opening scene of Charles Dickens’ famous Christmas tale.

But in A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas, Michael Wilson’s adaptation of the Dickens classic, Mrs. Dilber not only makes an appearance at the start of Christmas Eve, but she utters a pointed warning.

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Auditions: ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Winter Garden

Here’s a repeat of an audition notice I’ve already run, with the addition that Beth Marshall Presents is especially looking for African-American actors — especially young men — for its production of A Christmas Carol.

Dennis Neal will play Scrooge in the production, but all other roles are open.

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