Posts tagged "Charles Dickens"

"A Christmas Carol" (Goodman Theatre): Guaranteed Holiday Pleasure

"A Christmas Carol" (Goodman Theatre):  Guaranteed Holiday Pleasure
Goodman Theatre presents the 36th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Larry Yando (Scrooge) returns to the iconic holiday role.  The impressive Yando plays gruff and gleeful with equal intensity.  In his distinct voice, he delivers the stinging barbs.  Later, his playfulness enchants as his holiday transformation is complete.  Yando is one of thirteen veterans... Read more »

"Dickens' Women" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Dickens Unwrapped... Unforgettable Evening!

"Dickens' Women" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater):  Dickens Unwrapped... Unforgettable Evening!
#249.  Especially at this time of year, Charles Dickens is remembered fondly.  He penned the holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol.”  He immortalized Scrooge as a symbol of redemption and Christmas spirit.  He made a crippled boy’s sentimental ‘God bless us, every one.” the toast for the ages. People decorate their houses with their ceramic Dickens... Read more »

"Christmas Carol" (Goodman Theatre): Goodman's Traditional Gift is More Frolicsome This Year!

"Christmas Carol" (Goodman Theatre):  Goodman's Traditional Gift is More Frolicsome This Year!
My family loves to watch multiple versions of the “Christmas Carol.”  I enjoy Bill Murray in “Scrooged.”  My dad likes Henry Winkler in “An American Christmas Carol.”  My mom’s fave is Michael Caine in “The Muppets Christmas Carol.”  Over the holidays, we watch them all!  It’s our annual tradition.        Goodman Theatre presents its own... Read more »
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Review A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Dickens Haunts the Goodman!

Goodman Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS CAROLAt Goodman’s Albert Theatre, 170 N. DearbornBased on the novella by Charles DickensAdapted by Tom CreamerDirected by William BrownThru December 31st Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s Christmas Eve.  You are home alone flipping through a childhood photo... Read more »