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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (DIGITAL)

"A 95-minute masterpiece. Brilliantly performed." –The Philadelphia Inquirer

In this professionally filmed and edited version of Charles Dickens' beloved novella, acclaimed actor and playwright Anthony Lawton brings the story boldly to life with drama and frankness, in a manner Dickens himself would recognize from his dramatic readings during his own lifetime. Lawton's compelling solo performance brings each character to life in a masterful combination of literature, theater, and film. Rediscover this timeless story of a miser's miraculous redemption from a life of bitterness, greed, and isolation. Reimagined for film, this heartwarming adaptation has captured the hearts of theater critics and audiences alike, inspiring a new Philadelphia holiday tradition. Best enjoyed by ages 9-99.

This digital premiere production was filmed at St. Stephen's Theater in Center City Philadelphia in September 2020, with strict adherence to all CDC, state, and local health and safety guidelines. Closed captioning is available.

Adapted and Performed by Anthony Lawton
In Collaboration with Thom Weaver and Christopher Colucci.

Prefer to join us in person? A CHRISTMAS CAROL will also be performed live at The Drake Theatre, 302 S. Hicks Street in Center City Philadelphia. Details @

Closed captioning is available.

Estimated Run Time

95 minutes
Dec 14, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
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