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Charles Dickens

Date of Death: June 09, 1870 (58)

Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND

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Charles Dickens Awards and Nominations


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Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Entertainment

Charles DickensA Christmas Carol


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Olivier Awards - 1980 - Play of the Year

Charles DickensThe Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

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theSpaceUK Reveals 2024 Programme For Edinburgh Festival Fringe

theSpaceUK has announced the full 2024 programme with over 400 shows on sale at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The 2024 line-up features the return of Fringe favourites and a packed programme of new writing and companies. 
Video: Watch Darren Criss and Helen J Shen Perform 'When You're in Love' From MAYBE HAPPY ENDING

The producers of the new romantic musical comedy Maybe Happy Ending have released a new music video of the song “When You’re in Love,” starring Darren Criss (“Oliver”) and Helen J Shen (“Claire”) by Will Aronson and Hue Park, directed by Michael Arden from the upcoming musical. Watch the video!
Pierce Brosnan, Ben Kingsley, and Mark Hamill Join THE KING OF KINGS

More top-tier voice talent has joined the upcoming animated faith-based animated feature The King of Kings. According to reports, Pierce Brosnan, Ben Kingsley, and Mark Hamill will all play villains in the film, which follows the life of Jesus Christ as told by Charles Dickens to his son Walter.
Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Late Summer Events at the Colonial and A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced late summer events including performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
Review: Theatre Raleigh's JANE EYRE

Based on Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel of the same name, Jane Eyre follows a young orphan who is put in the unfortunate care of her cruel Aunt Sarah and cousin, John Reed, as per her uncle’s dying wish. After spending six years at Lowood School for Girls, Jane leaves and is shortly after hired as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets Mr. Edward Rochester, thus beginning her passionate and heart-wrenching journey of love, loss, and the struggles of morality.
McAninch Arts Center Unveils 2024-2025 Performance Series Season Featuring Music, Theater & More

Discover the 2024-2025 performance series at the McAninch Arts Center, featuring a diverse lineup of music, theater, and dance events. Learn how to purchase tickets.
No Strings Theatre Company Announces 2024-2025 Season

No Strings Theatre Company has announced their 2024-25 season. See the full lineup below!
Video: Mamie Parris Sings 'The Writing on the Wall' from Goodspeed's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Watch Mamie Parris sing 'The Writing on the Wall' in Goodspeed's production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, now on stage through June 2nd.
MISTER LINCOLN, SISTER ACT & More Set for Ford's Theatre Society 2024-2025 Season

Ford’s Theatre Society reveals its 2024-2025 season lineup, featuring a diverse range of productions and events. Discover the upcoming shows and special performances at this historic Washington, D.C. venue.
Video: Watch a Trailer for LONDON TIDE at the National Theatre

Watch a Trailer for London Tide, playing at the Lyttelton Theatre until 22 June, in the video here!
Video: Liz McCartney Sings 'The Wages of Sin' from Goodspeed's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Liz McCartney as Princess Puffer belts out 'The Wages of Sin' in Goodspeed's production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, running through June 2nd, in the video here.
Darren Criss and Helen J Shen Will Lead MAYBE HAPPY ENDING on Broadway

Darren Criss will return to the stage alongside Helen J Shen in the Broadway premiere of the new romantic musical comedy Maybe Happy Ending with music by Will Aronson, lyrics by Hue Park and book by both Aronson and Park. We have all of the details!
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: THE MUSICAL to be Presented at Village Light Opera Group

Catch the Village Light Opera Group's rare performance of A TALE OF TWO CITIES: THE MUSICAL, a stirring show by Jill Santoriello, for one weekend only in May. Learn how to purchase tickets.
South Coast Repertory Announces LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS And More For 2024-25 Season

Discover the exciting lineup for SOUTH COAST REPERTORY's 2024-25 Season, featuring three world premieres: JOAN by Daniel Goldstein, THE STAIRCASE by Noa Gardner, and a surprise play yet to be announced.
JERSEY BOYS, THE WIZARD OF OZ, and More Set For ZACH Theatre's 2024-25 Season

ZACH Theatre has announced its 2024- 25 Season with five Mainstage and three Family Series productions along with Austin’s holiday  tradition A Christmas Carol as a season add on.  Learn more about the full lineup here!
Video: Watch 'Off To The Races' from Goodspeed's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Take a peek at 'Off To the Races' performed by the Company of Goodspeed's The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Goodspeed Musicals is presenting The Mystery of Edwin Drood as its first production of the 2024 season - now on stage through June 2nd in East Haddam, Conn.
Video: Watch 'Both Sides of the Coin' from THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at Goodspeed

Watch Paul Adam Schaefer and Lenny Wolpe perform Both Sides of the Coin from The Mystery of Edwin Drood at Goodspeed in the video here!
Rochester's The Company Theatre Reveals Lineup For 2024-25 Season

Rochester’s The Company Theatre has announced its mainstage lineup for the 2024-25 season. Learn more about the season here!
THE 39 STEPS, NATIVE GARDENS And More Announced for Westport Country Playhouse 2024-25 Theatre Season

Westport Country Playhouse has announced its upcoming 94th theater season, from October 2024 through April 2025, featuring three Playhouse-produced plays, each running three weeks, and two shorter-run productions, including a holiday offering and a musical revue.
THE BIBE OF BARBARA KINGSOLVER Comes to Tennessee Shakespeare Company This Month

 Tennessee Shakespeare Company will bring the page to the Tabor Stage its next installment of the Southern Literary Salon Series: The Bible of Barbara Kingsolver on Sunday, May 19 at 3:00 pm.  

Charles Dickens FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Charles Dickens written?

Charles Dickens has written 20 shows including Oliver! (Source Material), Comin' Uptown (Source Material), Copperfield (Source Material), A Christmas Carol (Source Material), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Source Material), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Playwright), A Tale of Two Cities (Source Material), A Christmas Carol (Playwright), A Christmas Carol (Source Material), Scrooge (Source Material), A Celtic Christmas (Material), A Tale of Two Cities (Source Material), A Christmas Carol (Source Material), Great Expectations (Source Material), Twist: Please, Sir, May I Have Some More? (Source Material), Hard Times (Source Material), A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow (Author), A Tale of Two Cities (Source Material), Oliver Twist (Source Material), Charles Dickens' Great Expectations (Author).

What awards has Charles Dickens been nominated for?

Charles Dickens has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Best Entertainment at the Olivier Awards for his work on "A Christmas Carol" and Play of the Year at the Olivier Awards for "The Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Dickens' works have received in the theatrical world.

What awards has Charles Dickens won?

Charles Dickens has won several awards for his works. These include the Best Entertainment award at the Olivier Awards for his play "A Christmas Carol" and the Play of the Year award at the Olivier Awards for "The Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby."

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