This Christmas LOST Theatre will present a very Broadway take on a classic festive tale as Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol – The Musical, from the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl). Follow Scrooge on his journey with the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as he searches for the true meaning of Christmas in this classic transfixing journey. Suitable for all the family, this energetic and fun musical is the perfect feel good theatre show. A Christmas Carol – The Musical is co-directed by Mark Magill and Martin John Bristow with musical direction by Randy Smartnick. Cast includes Piers Graham, Katrina Winters, Rebecca Westberry, Jessica Finn, Rachel Dobell, Michal Horowicz and Natalie Morgan. A Christmas Carol – The Musical will be presented at LOST Theatre from 19 – 31 … Read more
Once again this year, Antic Disposition have bought their formidable skills to staging this festive classic at Middle Temple Hall, a venue associated with Dickens himself. Atmospherically, you realise upon entering this hallowed hall that you are in for a very special staging indeed and the audience were not short-changed.
This Christmas, The Old Red Lion Theatre will present a new take on Dickens’ Christmas classic in a new adaptation by Neil Bartlett. Using Charles Dickens’ original words in the bold theatrical reimagining of the much-loved Christmas story, the ensemble play all the roles – singing, creating sound effects and new stage configurations through their invigorating physicality. Dickens’ quintessential story of ghosts, greed and goodwill is given a totally new slant in this chilling, contemporary, fresh production of love, compassion and forgiveness. The cast will be lead by Canadian Alexander McMorran in the role of Scrooge, with Liam Mansfield and Cat Gerrard. Director, Gus Miller says “A Christmas Carol is one of our best-loved stories for good reason. It’s vivid, joyous, moving and at times it’s downright scary. It’s impact is so powerful that it’s responsible for much of today’s Christmas tradition. A Christmas Carol will plat at The Old … Read more