Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents its seventh annual run of this one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens's beloved holiday classic. Performed at the landmarked Merchant's House Museum. More…
It's December 1867. Charles Dickens arrives in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of 'A Christmas Carol.' Join the author, portrayed by John Kevin Jones, in the elegant and intimate parlor of the historic, 19th-century Merchant's House for an hour-long performance created from Dickens's own script. Meet Mr. Dickens and toast the holiday season before select performances.
See it if you love Dickens' tale/want to embrace the holiday spirit. Merchant's House (decorated for Xmas) is enchanting setting. Well cut/well acted.
Don't see it if you want bells & whistles. ACC is an old-fashioned pleasure. "Dickens" tells story...and your eyelids may grow heavy. For some, annual tradn
See it if Get in the Christmas mood, Dicken tells you his story A Christmas Carol. In a beautiful old mansion.
Don't see it if If you dislike a Christmas Carol Story. If you want fast paced.
See it if you want to see this Christmas story performed by a talented actor doing approximately 20 different roles from the Dickens classic.
Don't see it if you want something original. One-person performances of A Christmas Carol are not uncommon. But see my additional notes below.
See it if You are a Dickens fan and have never seen a live reading. John Kevin Jones is delightful!
Don't see it if If you are a bah humbug i.e. dislike Dickens. Dislike moralistic stories. Dislike 1-man shows.
See it if you want to classic tale told in a new, spellbinding way. This show is beautifully performed and perfect for the holidays. It's delightful.
Don't see it if you don't like A Christmas Carol, one-man shows, listening to stories being told, dislike period recreations, or if don't like to be charmed
See it if See it for the actor, he's really amazing when he just switches so seamlessly between characters.
Don't see it if If you don't like one person plays or lack of scenery/formal stage, or if you have heard the story so many times you are bored with it.
See it if You want to hear a classic tale freshly told in a beautiful space. Performer is delightful and reveals the piece masterfully.
Don't see it if You hate listening to a story... but even if you can't handle podcasts at least you have a handsome man and a lovely room to look at.
See it if you want a light hearted holiday show with a bit of suspense to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Don't see it if you're against holidays and you're a total scrooge
See it if You've enjoyed the story as a Christmas favorite.
Don't see it if You're generally annoyed by how much of a jerk scrooge is for most of the play.
See it if I loved it..always have liked it since I was little and watched the movie. Seeing the show made it come alive.
Don't see it if You have little ones who may be frightened by the darker parts with Scrooge.
See it if you want to experience one of the two can't-miss Christmas events in New York City--the other being the New York City Ballet's "Nutcracker"
Don't see it if if you need crashing chandeliers, levitating witches, or want to wait six months to pay $200 to see "Hamilton."