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David Zen Mansley to Return with A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Theater for the New City

David Zen Mansley to Return with A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Theater for the New City

Can the spirits of Christmas warm the heart of a bitter old miser? Find the answer yourself in David "Zen" Mansley's production of the classic Charles Dickens tale.

Featuring live performances and ghostly, filmed projections, this production is sure to dazzle, surprise and touch you. Rediscover this story - or experience its magic for the first time.

Produced, directed, designed, adapted by and starring David "Zen" Mansley as Scrooge. Lighting design by Roy Chang. Sound Design by Joy Linscheid.

David Zen Mansley as Ebeneezer Scrooge and Jacob Marley
Bob Homeyer as Bob Cratchit and The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come
Olivia Hardin as Mrs. Cratchit
Crystal Field as Mrs. Dilbur
Mark Marcante as Fezziwig
Lissa Moira as Daisy the Laundress
David F. Slone, Esq. As The Ghost of Christmas Present
Michael Laporta as Old Joe and the Solicitor
Robert Colpitts as Nephew Fred
Holly Rae Phillips as Martha Cratchit
Hannah Sheuer as Peter Cratchit
Caitlin Williams as The Ghost of Christmas Past
Candice Burridge as Belle
Donovan Kirmser as Tiny Tim


Thursday, Dec. 21st @ 8PM
Friday, Dec. 22nd @ 8PM
Saturday, Dec. 23rd @ 8PM

Ticket Price: $10.00
Ticket Link:

Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue
(between 9th and 10th Streets)
New York, NY 10003
Telephone: (212) 254-1109

David "Zen" Mansley is a dynamic and versatile actor, director and designer. His production of Macbeth, which he starred in, at the Celtic Arts Center in Los Angeles received a rave review from the LA Times, was extended twice and ran for two and a half months to packed houses.

His production of "A Christmas Carol" - for which he directs, designs and plays both Scrooge and Marley has played at TNC during 6 different Christmas seasons.

Zen has played a great variety of characters in a myriad of NYC productions, including Macbeth, Julius Caesar, King Claudius in Hamlet, Doctor Frankenstein, Quasimodo, Sweeney Todd, Ulysses S. Grant, King Phillip of Spain, Dr. John Dee, crazy Pope Stephan VI, an insane southern Preacher, a messianic king of the cavemen, a mad hypnotist, a Ghyost Tour Guide and an English time traveler in Crystal Field's annual STREET THEATER. He also creates TNC's Halloween HOUSE OF HORRORS for the East Village Halloween Masquerade Ball.

He known internationally for his character voice work on such cartoon series as TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, CHAOTIC, and SPEED RACER: THE NEXT GENERATION.

With His Shakespearian background and his character building skills, this powerful performer has been known to transform both himself and his audiences.

Photo Credit: Roy T. Chang

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