A Christmas Carol

Opened: November 22, 1994
Closing: unknown

A Christmas Carol - 1994 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway Oakland, CA

Based on the book by Charles Dickens

From tiny tots to young-at-heart seniors, for a lot of North Texans it just wouldn’t be the holidays without DTC’s festive production of the Dickens classic. It’s a lot like Christmas itself... magical and moving and colorful and filled with laughter and song!From tiny tots to young-at-heart seniors, for a lot of North Texans it just wouldn’t be the holidays without DTC’s festive production of the Dickens classic. It’s a lot like Christmas itself... magical and moving and colorful and filled with laughter and song!

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Trinity Rep Announces Cancellation Of Remainder Of 2019-20 Season by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2020

Trinity Repertory Company announces that based on the recommendations and policies of local and federal officials and their own commitment to the health and well-being of their community, Trinity Rep has made the difficult decision to cancel performances of their upcoming productions Sweat and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with THE BOOK OF MORMON's Liam Tobin by West of Broadway - Mar 18, 2020

With the COVID 19 Pandemic bringing shows and businesses to a standstill, there isn't much theater news to report but Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff wanted to share their conversation with Book of Mormon star Liam Tobin from their Los Angeles run at the Ahmanson Theater. Liam talks about his history with this musical juggernaut and what life is like on the road.

Hangar Theatre Company Suspends Programming Due to Covid-19 Outbreak by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2020

Hangar Theatre Company will suspend programming through the Covid-19 outbreak:

Cast And Creative Team Announced For Tour of SHANDYLAND by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020

Spanning twenty years, Shandyland is a story of life, love, death and drink at the heart of a small, northern, family-run pub, and a shout of frustration from an abandoned working class community. Shandyland opens at Northern Stage (12-23 May), and after its Newcastle premiere will tour to Everyman, Liverpool (27 May - 6 June)

VIDEO: THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW With Joshua Turchin Will Go Virtual to Raise Money for The Actors Fund by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2020

Cabaret series, The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin, announced that it is going virtual over the next several weeks to raise money for The Actors Fund. Created, written and accompanied by 13 year-old musical sensation Joshua Turchin (Trevor the Musical, Forbidden Broadway, The Perfect Fit, The Little Mermaid Live-To-Film at The Hollywood Bowl, National Tour of A Christmas Story), The Early Night Show brings musical comedy to an early night audience and features Broadway, TV and Film performers.

Podcast: West of Broadway Addresses the LA-Based Theater Shutdowns Due to COVID-19 by West of Broadway - Mar 16, 2020

On this very special episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff are discussing the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and what we might do during this time of widespread shutdowns, work stoppages, and self-isolations.

Antic Disposition Celebrate 15th Anniversary With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2020

Award-winning site-specific theatre company Antic Disposition celebrate their fifteenth anniversary this summer with a restaging of one of their most popular productions, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, performed in London's historic Gray's Inn Hall.

AIN'T TOO PROUD, MEAN GIRLS and More Announced for Fox Theatre 2020-2021 Broadway Series by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2020

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced a fetch 2020-2021 U.S. Bank Broadway Series.

The Guthrie Theater to Present IN THE HEIGHTS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More in 2020�"2021 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The Guthrie Theater today announced the 11 productions of its 2020-2021 mainstage season: Noël Coward's hot-blooded comedy Private Lives; Red Hot Patriot, a whip-smart one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner

CLYBOURNE PARK, KINKY BOOTS and More Announced For Omaha Community Playhouse's 96th Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) has announced the titles to be produced during their 96th season, which will run from August 2020 through June 2021. Subscriptions for OCP's 2020/21 season are now available for purchase through the OCP Box Office at 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE 68132, by phone at (402) 553-0800 or online at OmahaPlayhouse.com.

Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Lead Industry Presentation of New Play With Music KAREN DALTON by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

Evan Enderle 's play with music, Karen Dalton , directed by Portia Krieger, will get and invite-only industry presentation on Thursday, March12, at 3 pm. For more information email RSVP@LDKProductions.com

Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OFFIE AWARDS 2020 by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Barn Theatre's BEN HUR by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

The Barn Theatre has released production photos of their new Built by Barn production of the comedy Ben Hur by Olivier award-winning playwright Patrick Barlow.

Meet the Cast of MRS. DOUBTFIRE - Now in Previews on Broadway! by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

Mrs. Doubtfire is officially in previews on Broadway!

LYSANDER'S AUNTY Comes to The Court Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2020

Audiences can expect plenty of sword-fights and Tim Tams from The Court Theatre's latest comedy, combining the worlds of Shakespeare and New Zealand to hilarious effect.

TheatreSquared Announces 15th Anniversary Season by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2020

TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller today announced the 2020/21 TheatreSquared Season, the acclaimed company's first eight-play lineup for its fifteenth anniversary. Season packages are on sale today, with packages starting at $131 available by phone at (479) 777-7477 or online at theatre2.org/subscribe.

Changes to Shaw Festival Board of Directors Announced by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

At today's Shaw Festival Annual General Meeting, Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed new members - Thomas R. Hyde, senior counsel at Hodgson Russ LLP and Nicole R. Tzetzo, partner at Hodgson Russ LLP - to the Shaw Festival Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is invested with fiduciary oversight to support and further the mission and longevity of the Shaw Festival.

Shaw Festival Has Announced 2019 Financial Results by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

During the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, the Shaw Festival announced positive financial results for the 2019 season. Kevin Patterson, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, shared with an audience of patrons, donors and company members that both sales and fundraising revenues achieved all-time highs, resulting in a $519,000 season surplus.

The World Premiere of ASS to Open at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

The world premiere of Ass, a comedy by successful playwright and screen writer Ellen Simon, opens at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY (PTC) on MARCH 27 and runs through APRIL 11, 2020. 

Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with Gedde Watanabe & George Xavier of East-West Players' ASSASSINS by West of Broadway - Mar 6, 2020

On this episode of West of Broadway Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff speak with Gedde Watanabe and George Xavier, two cast members of East West Players' Spring 2020 production of the award-winning Broadway musical Assassins.

OF GREEN GABLES Marks First Joint Production Of Parallel 45 Theatre And Interlochen Center For The Arts by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020

Parallel 45 Theatre and Interlochen Center for the Arts are embarking on their official partnership with a contemporary twist on L.M. Montgomery's beloved novel, Anne of Green Gables. Of Green Gables, an abstract exploration of the classic story, is directed by Parallel 45's Shelby Lewis and will feature Interlochen Arts Academy theatre students at Interlochen's Phoenix Theatre on Thursday, March 12; Friday, March 13; and Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., with an additional performance March 14 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and tickets are not needed.

Finn Anderson Announced As 'The Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer' by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2020

Musical Theatre Network, Mercury Musical Developments, The Lowry, & Hope Mill Theatre have announced that Finn Anderson will be The Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer for a co-hosted residency at The Lowry and Hope Mill Theatre, commencing April 2020.

POPCORN FALLS Opens Tomorrow At The Walnut by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2020

The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with the Philadelphia premiere of the quirky comedy, POPCORN FALLS. Written by James Hindman, directed by Ellie Mooney, and starring Luke Bradt and Dan Olmstead, the production begins previews on February 25, opens March 5, and continues through March 29.

Guthrie Theater Announced Cast of EMMA World Premiere by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2020

The Guthrie Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the playful world premiere of Emma, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Meredith McDonough. In this Guthrie-commissioned work, Hamill's fun and creative adaptation of Austen's social commentary on British life is a fresh take on the beloved classic.

Iowa Stage Theatre Company Presents THE CAKE by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2020

Iowa Stage Theatre Company, central Iowa's home for award-winning theater that inspires, enlightens and entertains, presents the Iowa premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake. A young woman returns to her North Carolina hometown to ask her deceased mother's best friend to bake her wedding cake. But she's marrying a woman, and the friend, very religious, refuses. And then things, including a baking reality TV show and dormant marriage, get very, very interesting.   

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Practical Playwriting: How To Write For Commercial Production 2020 by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the return of Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production 2020 on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 10am to 5:30 pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio A. Tickets are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. Early- Bird tickets are $25 off thru 3/4. Tickets can be purchased online at https://truonline.org/events/practical-playwriting-2020/.

Milwaukee Rep Announces New Scrooge In A CHRISTMAS CAROL by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Milwaukee Rep is pleased to welcome back Lee E. Ernst as Ebenezer Scrooge in the 45th Anniversary production of A Christmas Carol at the historic Pabst Theater November 24 a?" December 24, 2020.  

Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

The Citadel Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE GARNEAU BLOCK by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

An aspiring young journalist hides a big secret. Her parents look for a fresh start. Her best friend Jonas is stuck in the rut of late-night improv shows. Down the street, Shirley Wong grapples with allegations about her husband, the mysterious Rajinder remains an enigma to the neighbourhood, and the Perlitz house rests haunted by the events of its former inhabitants. When flyers appear around the Garneau Block inviting the community to come together and save the neighbourhood, out folds a satirical and moving story of everyday Edmontonians trying to do what Edmontonians do best: rebuild.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Has Announced 2020-2021 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2020-21 season today, which includes world premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer and Ken Ludwig, along with the U.S. Premiere of David Haig's Pressure.

Linda Eder, Alice Ripley, David Yazbek Ft. Lilli Cooper and More are Heading to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Alan Menken to be Honored With The Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 2, 2020

When you wish upon a star, once in a lifetime you'll hear a song as unforgettable and beloved as a?oeUnder the Seaa??, a?oeBe Our Guesta??, a?oeSeize the Daya??, a?oeA Whole New Worlda??, or a?oeI See the Lighta??. When you wish upon New York-songwriter and film composer Alan Menken, you experience the genius and imagination of his musical works a hundred lifetimes over. This year, Hollywood in Vienna CEO & Founder Sandra Tomek is pleased to announce that the incomparable Alan Menken will be recognized by the City of Vienna with this year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award.

Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Meets the Creative Team of Glass Ceilings - A New Musical by West of Broadway - Mar 2, 2020

Will Armstrong & Wendy Rosoff stopped into the rehearsal of Glass Ceilings, a new musical directed by Jessica Gardner and created by the musical writing team of Laura Watkins and Nicholas David Brandt (Comic-Con the Musical.)

Alan Menken Will Be Honored With the Max Steiner Award by Stephi Wild - Feb 29, 2020

Hollywood in Vienna will present Alan Menken with this year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award!

Maria Friedman To Lead Cast In HAY FEVER At Salisbury Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

Maria Friedman, winner of three Olivier Awards, will lead the cast in a major new revival of Noël Coward's Hay Fever at Salisbury Playhouse, directed by Gareth Machin (22 April a?' 16 May; Press Night Friday 24 April).

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced for The Rep 2020-2021 Season Lineup by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis announces a dynamic new set of shows for its 2020-2021 season designed to delight, excite and engage theatregoers like never before.

First Annual Playwright's Festival Announces Winners by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Barnstable Comedy Club is excited to announce the winners of its First Annual Playwright's Festival held last fall. A total of twelve plays were featured as readings, written by playwrights from throughout the New England region. From those plays, two have been selected to return to the theater for a workshop session this spring.

Florida Rep Has Announced the Plays and Playwrights for its 2020 PlayLab FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2019 PlayLab Festival of New Works kicks off April 30 with readings of six new plays, including one commissioned by Florida Rep for its popular Education Conservatory Program. The Festival also includes a Playwrights' Panel, where the festival playwrights talk about their craft and take questions from the audience.

Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Productions of the 2019/20 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020

Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Productions of the 2019/20 Season including the world premiere Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020; the world premiere event Hootenanny: The Musicale by celebrated musician David Lutken in the Stackner Cabaret March 27 - May 24, 2020; and the telenovela of passion and deception Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarías in the Quadracci Powerhouse April 21 - May 17, 2020.

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to Open at The Gateway by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020

Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

Henry Clarke Joins Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2020

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced a cast change for the current production, Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories. Mint alumnus Henry Clarke will replace Alexander Sokovikov beginning Saturday evening February 29th.

Podcast: West of Broadway Meets the Cast of IAMA Theater's FOUND by West of Broadway - Feb 26, 2020

Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff met up Downtown LA to see the new musical Found Starring Jonah Platt and Jordan Kai Burnett. This IAMA Theater production is playing at the Los Angeles Theater Center until March 23! Listen in as Will and Wendy talk with cast members and discuss their experience before, during intermission, and after the show.

BWW Interview: Jason Breaux of FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Theatre Baton Rouge by Tara Bennett - Feb 26, 2020

Ken Ludwig's A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY a?' billed as a?oea charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with...golfa?? a?' opens Friday night at Theatre Baton Rouge.

Grand Rapid Symphony Pops Announces 2020-21 Season by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

Grand Rapids Pops has announced the shows coming to its stage in its 2020-21 season.

Darko Tresnjak Will Direct Premiere of Duncan Sheik & Kyle Jarrow's NOIR at Houston's Alley Theatre by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2020

The Tony® Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has just announced five productions as a part of the 74th season. Subscription renewals for the 2020-21 Alley Theatre season are on sale now. New subscriptions will be on sale May 18, 2020 at alleytheatre.org.

Ford's Theatre Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2020-2021 season will include: Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette; the D.C.-premiere of a new play based on the real-life friendship of contralto Marian Anderson and physicist Albert Einstein titled My Lord, What a Night, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Sheldon Epps; the musical Man of La Mancha, featuring Kevin McAllister and directed by Stephen Rayne; and A Christmas Carol featuring Craig Wallace in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the fifth year.

THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020

Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Barn Theatre's New Production of BEN HUR by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

The Barn Theatre has released rehearsal photos for its upcoming Built by Barn production of the comedy Ben Hur by Olivier award-winning playwright Patrick Barlow.

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To See Keala Settle In Concert In San Francisco! by BWW Contests - Mar 2, 2020

Get ready because we're giving you a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Keala Settle in concert with Seth Rudetsky! The winner will receive two tickets to the concert on March 15, 2020 at The Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California. The contest will run now through March 8th at 11:59PM EST, so make sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!


The Years Are Passing By
Jolly, Rich and Fat
Nothing to Do With Me
Street Song (Nothing to Do With Me)
Link by Link
The Lights of Long Ago
God Bless Us, Everyone
A Place Called Home
Mr. Fezziwig's Annual Christmas Ball
The Lights of Long Ago (Part II)
Abundance and Charity
Christmas Together
Dancing on Your Grave
Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today
A Jolly Good Time
You Mean More to Me
London Town Carol
A Christmas Carol has had 9 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1994, Off-Broadway which opened in 1995, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Off-Broadway which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 1999, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000 and Broadway which opened in 2022.



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