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Charles Dickens News

Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1812
Date Of Death:
June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place:
Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
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Patrick Lescarbeau to Star in HCCT's A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Cast Announced!Patrick Lescarbeau to Star in HCCT's A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Hill Country Community Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for its holiday production of "A Christmas Carol", by Christopher Schario, adapted from the book by Charles Dickens. "A Christmas Carol" will be directed by Bridget Farias Gates and will begin performances on December 4. (more...)

Neil Bartlett's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play the Old Red Lion, Dec 10-Jan 3Neil Bartlett's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play the Old Red Lion, Dec 10-Jan 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Metal Rabbit Productions, in association with Old Red Lion Theatre, present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Neil Bartlett. Performances run at the Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, London EC1V 4NJ, Wednesday 10th December 2014 through Saturday 3rd January 2015. Press Night: Saturday 13th December 2014, 9.30pm. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/28-12/28Olney Theatre Center to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/28-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Olney Theatre Center presents Paul Morella's adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab from November 28 - December 28, 2014. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Fall Offerings Include a Joe Iconis Halloween Special, BIG TIM & MoreSharon Playhouse Fall Offerings Include a Joe Iconis Halloween Special, BIG TIM & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents two fall concert events in their Stage 2 theatre at the Bok Gallery. (more...)

SWAMP JUICE Begins Performances Next Month at Barrow Street TheatreSWAMP JUICE Begins Performances Next Month at Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The deliriously playful "Swamp Juice," puppeteer Jeff Achtem's gasp-inducing immersive theatrical experience, washes ashore at the Barrow Street Theatre for a limited 6-week run, from Friday November 28 to Sunday January 4, 2015. (more...)

Happy Birthday You Suck: New e-card for the #YOLO Generation LaunchesHappy Birthday You Suck: New e-card for the #YOLO Generation Launches
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

HappyBirthdayYouSuck.com lets you post a card on friends' Facebook feeds that will remind them just how woefully little they've achieved in life when compared with 50+ greats from history and today, including Jane Austen, Oprah Winfrey, Charles Darwin and a Julius Caesar. (more...)

Photo Flash: Czech Marionettes in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OY! HANNUKAH, MERRY KWANZAA at La MaMaPhoto Flash: Czech Marionettes in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OY! HANNUKAH, MERRY KWANZAA at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

For the delight of audiences aged 5 to 105, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will perform 'A Christmas Carol, Oy! Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa' from December 5 to 14, 2014 in The Club at La MaMa, 74A East Fourth Street. The show is an adaptation of Dickens' classic with Old World accents and New World inclusiveness. Adapted and directed by Vit Horejs, it features over 30 puppets by Milos Kasal and holiday songs in Czech, English, Hebrew & Swahili. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Houston's seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston November 21 to December 24, the third production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. (more...)

Freestyle & Dominion Pictures Pick Up MR. PIP with Hugh LaurieFreestyle & Dominion Pictures Pick Up MR. PIP with Hugh Laurie
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Freestyle Releasing, Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) and Dominion Pictures announced today that they have acquired theatrical and all DVD/VOD rights to MR. PIP, a film from Andrew Adamson (CHRONICLES OF NARNIA, SHREK) based on the best-selling novel by Lloyd Jones. The drama brings “House MD” superstar Hugh Laurie to the big screen, alongside up-and-coming sensation Xzannjah Matsi. Executive produced by Tim Coddington, James Dean, Daniel Revers and Timothy White, the film will debut in limited theaters and on all digital platforms on November 7, 2014. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway ComposersSunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway Composers
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 26, 2014

Sting's THE LAST SHIP marks The Police lead singer's Broadway debut tonight, but he's far from the first music industry transplant on the Great White Way. Scroll down to learn more about some of the greatest music stars turned Broadway composers, and be sure to tell us your favorite (or any we left out) in the comments below! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/5-23 at A Noise WithinA CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/5-23 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues a newly cherished family holiday tradition by presenting its production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. This time-honored tale of forgiveness opens on Friday, December 5 and closes on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. This is the third consecutive year that ANW has presented the timeless holiday classic. (more...)

Yorktown	 Stage to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Opening 11/22Yorktown Stage to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Opening 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

A Christmas Carol, with music by 9 time academy award winner Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent, opens at Yorktown Stage on November 22. This is the spectacular musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's most well known story. Proving its staying power with a decade long run at Madison Square Garden, A Christmas Carol is an ideal choice to create a holiday tradition. (more...)

Trustus Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns Next MonthTrustus Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Trustus Theatre is reviving its hit production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on the Thigpen Main Stage this November. This recent adaptation by Patrick Barlow, the Tony-award winning playwright of The 39 Steps, is a whirlwind telling of the classic holiday story where five actors take on all of the roles. Scrooge and all of his ghostly counterparts will return to the Thigpen Main Stage as A Christmas Carol opens Friday November 21st at 8:00pm. The show will run through December 20th, 2014. Tickets may be purchased at www.trustus.org. (more...)

Trustus Theatre to Revive A CHRISTMAS CAROL This NovemberTrustus Theatre to Revive A CHRISTMAS CAROL This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Trustus Theatre is reviving its hit production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on the Thigpen Main Stage this November. (more...)

Tenor Jay Hunter Morris to Sing World Premiere of The Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-21Tenor Jay Hunter Morris to Sing World Premiere of The Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

American tenor Jay Hunter Morris will replace Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's world premiere production of A Christmas Carol, it was announced today by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. Mr. Griffey has withdrawn for health reasons. The 90-minute opera, commissioned by HGO from composer Iain Bell and librettist Simon Callow, is written for a single singer performing the role of The Narrator. A Christmas Carol runs from December 5 through 21, 2014, at the Wortham Theater Center, and is suitable for ages 12 and up. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Present DEAR DIARY, 11/19Naked Girls Reading to Present DEAR DIARY, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Get introspective with New York's 'Best Story Hour' (The Village Voice Best of NY), as Naked Girls Reading presents DEAR DIARY! Join your favorite naked readers as they share selections from personal journals, historical chronicles, memoirs, musings and first-person accounts. Revisit the great diarists of fiction, history and literature in-the-buff with the Naked Girls (and without having to break the lock on your sister's journal!) (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Premiere Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/19Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Premiere Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Chicago-October 20, 2014-Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings audiences a fresh take on a beloved classic, A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol, developed with hip-hop sensations the Q Brothers and CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton. After a special work-in-progress presentation last season, Chicago Shakespeare is proud to premiere this hip-hop reinterpretation of the perennial holiday favorite by Charles Dickens. A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol rocks the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare for a limited engagement, November 19-December 31, 2014. (more...)

A Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL to Premiere Upstairs at Chicago ShakespeareA Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL to Premiere Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings audiences a fresh take on a beloved classic, A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol, developed with hip-hop sensations the Q Brothers and CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton. After a special work-in-progress presentation last season, Chicago Shakespeare is proud to premiere this hip-hop reinterpretation of the perennial holiday favorite by Charles Dickens. A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol rocks the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare for a limited engagement, November 19-December 31, 2014. (more...)

Jay Hunter Morris Replaces Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere This WinterJay Hunter Morris Replaces Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

American tenor Jay Hunter Morris will replace Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's world premiere production of A Christmas Carol, it was announced today by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. Mr. Griffey has withdrawn for health reasons. The 90-minute opera, commissioned by HGO from composer Iain Bell and librettist Simon Callow, is written for a single singer performing the role of The Narrator. A Christmas Carol runs from December 5 through 21, 2014, at the Wortham Theater Center, and is suitable for ages 12 and up. (more...)

Strawdog's GREAT EXPECTATIONS to Return on HalloweenStrawdog's GREAT EXPECTATIONS to Return on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the second mainstage production in its 2014 - 2015 season, the remount of Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations, adapted by Gale Childs Daly and directed by Jason W. Gerace, October 31 - December 13, at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway St. (more...)

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