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Charles Dickens

 
Date of Birth: February 07, 1812
Date of Death: June 09, 1870 (58)

Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
 

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Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens) Photo

Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens)

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Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens) Photo

Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens)

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Gabriel Portuondo (Ghost of William) and Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens) Photo

Gabriel Portuondo (Ghost of William) and Kimbirdlee Fadner (Charles Dickens)

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The cast of A.C.T.’s celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol

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Bryson Bruce (Young Charles Dickens & A Band of Angels) & Eryn LeCroy Photo

Bryson Bruce (Young Charles Dickens & A Band of Angels) & Eryn LeCroy

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Charles Dickens Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Entertainment Gold Star
Charles DickensA Christmas Carol
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Play of the Year Gold Star
Charles DickensThe Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens News

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Second Iteration Of Acclaimed Summer Show, SLACABAR Photo Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Second Iteration Of Acclaimed Summer Show, SLACABARET
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022

Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah's leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, presents the world premiere of the second iteration of its acclaimed summer production SLACabaret.

South Coast Repertory Announces 2022-23 Season Photo South Coast Repertory Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

South Coast Repertory announced today its 2022-23 season, which centers around a bold rotating repertory of two plays written 80 years apart with common themes—one an American classic, the other a contemporary hit—one world premiere musical, one world premiere drama, a play with music featuring the hits of Nina Simone and a new take on a children's classic.

The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company Announces Return to Production After Two Yea Photo The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company Announces Return to Production After Two Years
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company has announced their return to production after the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. At a fundraiser event held on May 28 in Los Angeles, a number of important announcements were made regarding the company’s future.

Kelsey Theatre Presents The Musical OLIVER!, July 8 - July 17 At Mercer County Commun Photo Kelsey Theatre Presents The Musical OLIVER!, July 8 - July 17 At Mercer County Community College
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

Yardley Players presents “Oliver!” weekends July 8 through July 17, 2022 at Kelsey Theatre located on the Mercer County Community College campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor.

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's  Photo Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Rose Theatre's Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon, has announced the first Rose Productions in the 2022/23 Season, beginning on 9 September with the London premiere of Anthony McCarten's The Two Popes starring Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson.

ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERI Photo ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERITANCE PART 2 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

ZACH Theatre has announced the 2022–23 Season Mainstage and Family Series productions with a “Director’s Choice” musical to be announced at a later date.

Philadelphia Premiere of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT & More Announced for Lantern Theater  Photo Philadelphia Premiere of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT & More Announced for Lantern Theater Company 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Lantern Theater Company has announced its upcoming 2022/23 season, a return of live performance that will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classic and contemporary work for the stage.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season Photo Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

In 2002, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) established itself with a single production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, at a small black box theatre in Ellicott City, MD. Twenty seasons later, the company kicks off a year-long anniversary celebration by revisiting its inaugural presentation in their permanent home in downtown Baltimore, with the original director, Founding Artistic Director Ian Gallanar, at the helm.

Nettle Creek Players Announces 2022 Summer Season Photo Nettle Creek Players Announces 2022 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization in Hagerstown, Indiana, has announced its 2022 troupe of visiting professional theatre artists who will live in the community for nine weeks as they prepare and present the Nettle Creek Players 2022 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season.

PIERRE NOVELLIE: WHY CAN'T I JUST ENJOY THINGS? Comes to Ediburgh Fringe Photo PIERRE NOVELLIE: WHY CAN'T I JUST ENJOY THINGS? Comes to Ediburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

In his latest Fringe show, running at Monkey Barrel Comedy 1-28 August, award-winning comedian Pierre Novellie (The Mash Report, Stand Up Central, Joke Thieves, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live) looks into why he can't just enjoy things. It's observational comedy for people who think they hate observational comedy.

Charles Dickens Videos

VIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Denver Center VideoVIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Denver Center
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption.

VIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week VideoVIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Center Theatre Group has released a first look trailer for A Christmas Carol, coming to the Ahmanson next week.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Denver Center VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Denver Center
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2021

Step behind the scenes of Denver's favorite holiday tradition with DCPA Properties Director Robin Payne as she walks through the process of pulling props out of storage and prepping them for their onstage appearance.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2021

Pittsburgh CLO has taken the spirit of the season, wrapped it in your favorite yuletide melodies and tied it with all the holiday magic and wonder of your childhood. Join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for the 30th Anniversary of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New T VideoExclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New Trailer For ESTELLA SCROOGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2020

The new musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, is now available to stream at EstellaScrooge.com.

BWW TV: The Cast Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Discuss The Staged Musical Concert VideoBWW TV: The Cast Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Discuss The Staged Musical Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2020

The cast of A Christmas Carol chat to Tom Hayden Millward (@WestEndReporter) about their upcoming West End run at the Dominion Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch Betsy Wolfe, Danny Burstein & More in Trailer for ESTELLA SCROOGE; Ticke VideoVIDEO: Watch Betsy Wolfe, Danny Burstein & More in Trailer for ESTELLA SCROOGE; Tickets Available Tomorrow!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2020

Producers Michael Jackowitz of Witzend Productions, David Bryant and Michael Alden, in partnership with Streaming Musicals, herald the arrival of a new holiday musical tradition with the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 4 - THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Debuts at the Delacorte VideoVIDEO: On This Day, August 4 - THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Debuts at the Delacorte
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2020

On this day in 1985, The Mystery of Edwin Drood debuted at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park!

VIDEO: Frank Wildhorn Launches Home Concerts with JEKYLL & HYDE VideoVIDEO: Frank Wildhorn Launches Home Concerts with JEKYLL & HYDE
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2020

Composer Frank Wildhorn posted the first in series of home concerts he will be sharing while theatre fans are social distancing at home.

VIDEO: Group Rep Posts A CAROL CHRISTMAS Full Production! VideoVIDEO: Group Rep Posts A CAROL CHRISTMAS Full Production!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Because we all need a little Christmas, Group Rep has posted a full production video of its original musical A Carol Christmas.


Charles Dickens Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Charles Dickens written?
Charles Dickens has written 19 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).

What awards has Charles Dickens been nominated for?
Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for A Christmas Carol and Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby .

What awards has Charles Dickens won?
Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for A Christmas Caroland Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.