Six performers play 37 characters in Blessed Unrest's revival of its raw, physical, and darkly comic take on the Christmas classic. More…
In 1843, in lieu of publishing a political pamphlet entitled 'An Appeal to the People of England on behalf of the Poor Man’s Child,' Charles Dickens wrote 'A Christmas Carol.' This adaptation returns to the story’s original intent as an examination of an unjust socioeconomic system that benefits a few at the top while the masses struggle to meet their basic needs. It shows the capacity of an individual to overcome fear, expand their perspective, and take action for others.
See it if you enjoy creative, inventive, and original staging, while tweeking a classic story.
Don't see it if you need fancy props and special effects to appreciate an old story.
See it if You are interested in seeing old classics staged with fresh perspectives; like physical theater with a company playing multiple roles.
Don't see it if You want a standard adaptation of Dickens' classic.