A Christmas Carol

Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens

In this most famous of holiday stories Ebeneezer Scrooge discovers the true meaning of the season after visits from a series of ghosts on Christmas Eve. This adaptation of Dickens’ tale focuses heavily on the comedy of the story and was originally written to be performed by a group of teenagers, but would work for any large group.

Cast Requirements: 30+ Speaking roles. Many parts can be played by either gender. Could be performed by 10-30 actors, with doubling.

Premiered at Live Bait Theatre, 1992. Presented by Live Bait’s Young Company.

IN THE BEGINNING: Read the first few pages of A Christmas Carol here. If you are considering producing the show please contact me at charlierhindress[at]hotmail[dot]com to receive an electronic copy of the full script.