Why See A Christmas Carol?
SCROOGE'S CHRISTMAS TREAT RETURNS!
Penny pinching and bad tempered old miser Ebenezer Scrooge goes on the adventure of his life, from his past to his present and beyond and learns that the value of gold will never equal that of genuine love for his fellow men. The classic tale thrills with its beloved characters and message of compassion, love and kindness and of course, Christmas spirit. After three years of sell out runs, it's safe to the say this is Dallas' newest holiday tradition!
Ever since Charles Dickens first penned A Christmas Carol in 1843, it has seen myriad stage adaptations and the popularity of this tale of redemption and second chances has seemingly never waned. From stage to screen, opera to one man show, it is one of the most influential Christmas shows and a traditional holiday outing that defines the joy of the Yuletide period for most of us.
BAH! HUMBUG! WHAT IS A CHRISTMAS CAROL ABOUT?
Ebenezer Scrooge doesn't see the point of letting his employees have a day off for Christmas, not even kind Bob Cratchit, whose son Tiny Tim is very sick. Eventually, he is convinced and retires to his room to pass Christmas Eve as he usually does, alone. But this Christmas is different. He has a visitor for a change, the wretched soul of his former business partner Jacob Marley. Doomed to wander the earth for eternity for his sins in life, Marley warns Scrooge of three impeding visitations by a trio of spirits.
First he meets the gentle Ghost of Christmas Past who shows him as a happy young man, the jolly Ghost of Christmas Present, who shows him what he is missing out on, and the terrifying Ghost of Christmas to Come, who shows him his future if he doesn't mend his ways; all of whom want to teach him a lesson about how his actions affect others, and ultimately, his own fate.
Opening night: 22 November 2017
Suitable for those ages 8 and above to enjoy!
90 minutes with no intermission
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