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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (LIVE)

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

We are thrilled to welcome back audiences with this wonderfully clear and direct telling of Charles Dickens' novella, in which acclaimed actor and playwright Anthony Lawton brings the story boldly to life as only live theater can. Come rediscover Dickens' timeless story of a miser's miraculous redemption from a life of bitterness, greed, and isolation. Back by popular demand, this heartwarming adaptation captured the hearts of theater critics and audiences alike, inspiring a new Philadelphia holiday tradition. Best enjoyed by ages 9-99.

This production will be performed at The Drake Theatre, 302 S. Hicks Street in Center City Philadelphia. Can't join us in person? A professionally filmed version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be available to stream on demand December 14 - January 2. Details @

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

Additional Details:

To ensure a safe and comfortable return to live performances, patrons 12 years of age and older will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination for entry into all Lantern venues. All patrons will also be required to remain masked in all parts of our venues, including the lobby, the performance space, the public restrooms, etc. Details @

The Drake Theatre is a fully accessible venue.

Estimated Run Time

95 minutes
Dec 3 - Dec 30, 2021
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The Drake Theatre
302 S. Hicks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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