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A Christmas Carol (MOD Theatre)

From 28 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging

About the show

Seven performers bring 57 classic characters to life (or death) in MOD Theater Company's imaginative retelling of the Dickens holiday classic. More…

Dickens' tale follows Scrooge through a night fraught with visitations from haunting holiday spirits. His whole life flashing before his eyes, the miserly Ebenezer is lead down a cold, bitter path to redemption. 

Member Reviews (28)


Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging
Avg Score

Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining, Quirky, Literary

See it if You want an imaginative Carol that honors the original text & presents it in a lovely & interesting way. You consider Carol a classic story.

Don't see it if You're a Scrooge & hate all things Christmas. You prefer a production w/elaborate sets & costumes.

Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Untraditional, Uber-creative!

See it if You like to see new versions of old classics performed by an ensemble cast. Minimal props expertly used to convey the storyline.

Don't see it if You have difficulty hearing soft spoken dialogue due to an accompanying cellist. Avoid the front left side.

Also The young cast is very polished, and works the intricate lines, set ch... Read more Read less

Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You like A Christmas Carol and want to see it done well and briefly (75min). I had a wonderful time. The acting was great and so much fun.

Don't see it if You don't like short plays or have hearing problems. They often speak barely above a whisper which makes it difficult to hear at times.

Creative staging, Nontraditional adaptation, Great character work, Lively when pauses/volume problems cease, Fab jurassicpark jacob marley sequence

See it if New telling of Scrooges story, story theatre & neo-futurist stylings, 8 actors creating 57 characters, make you want to see this story again

Don't see it if gray palette, lack of spectacle, hand made stage effects, don't excite you or you just can't see this story one more time

Clever, Riveting, Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you like a fresh approach to a classic. It holds on to the important elements while presenting a fast paced, modernized version.

Don't see it if you must have period costumes and sets.

Also Well placed music adds to the story and emotion, as well as the incred... Read more Read less

Clever, Entertaining, Cliched, Brief

See it if You love A Christmas Carol. I love the story, this one was told concisely and creatively. The story's been told 1000 times. i Love the 1001

Don't see it if You aren't a Dickens fan. You prefer musical adaptations.

Ambitious, Enchanting, Delightful, Refreshing

See it if A modern look on a classic. A revisiting of Scrooge or to get in the holiday spirit.

Don't see it if Are a purist and want traditional costumes.

Spooky, Charming, Moving, Clever

See it if you'd like to see a telling of the classic tale that is without fluff and true to the darkness of Dickens' original short story.

Don't see it if the absence of high-budget set and costumes is a deal breaker for you.

Also Perhaps the truest rendition of A Christmas Carol I have seen on stage... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you want to see a fun, emotional, well acted and imaginative retelling; excellent job by the 8 actors; sad, funny, scary; had it all

Don't see it if you want period costumes; dont like characters playing multiple characters

Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if wonderful, whimsical, the actors communicate and most importantly support and complement one another in such a manner that all share

Don't see it if you expect a traditional play

Also equally the stage. I did enjoy this show... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Entertaining, Delightful, Refreshing, Slow

See it if you enjoy the story of A Christmas Carol and appreciate enthusiastic and young actors.

Don't see it if you are looking for a high-energy night out.

Clever, Must see, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see the best Scrooge wake-up ever, you enjoy a unique take on a classic that leaves you completely satisfied.

Don't see it if you do not like the story to begin with or only enjoy seeing it in period costumes.

Dated, Disappointing

See it if If you love Christmas holiday shows, see it. It is the standard classic, nothing new but you can always count on this show at the holidays.

Don't see it if you have seen this show a number of times. This is not the best rendition of the classic. Repetitive and not new but s classic.

Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if Youre looking for "meaning" in your life .

Don't see it if You hate Christmas shows.

Entertaining, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You're interested in a minimalist retelling of a classic.

Don't see it if You don't like actors playing multiple roles.

Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a fun retooling of a Christmas classic.

Don't see it if Actors playing more than one part confuses or irritates you.

Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You need a lift in a difficult time, old theme, upbeat enactment.

Don't see it if You feel old themes are cliche, and want a large production, and a musical.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if You want low tech, non spectacle theater. It tells the known story in an inventive and straightforward manner. Well done!

Don't see it if You’re expecting a big Broadway show. This is not the old show from the’s better!

Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting

See it if You like to see a group of very talented young actors give a interesting performance

Don't see it if Your are looking for a musical

Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if if you like a new spin on an old classic

Don't see it if you are a traditionalist

Entertaining, Clever staging, Interesting, Riveting, Seasonally appropriate

See it if You want to see an interesting re-interpretation of a classic Christmas tale you’ve seen many times before.

Don't see it if You are a humbug.

Delightful, Entertaining, Riveting, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy the story and want to see a fresh take that still employs all of Dickens' language but with creative minimalist staging

Don't see it if You like big productions or don't want to be in the Christmas spirit

Great staging, Great acting, Edgy, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You like a Christmas Carol. Something a more modern with a slight different look/take on the classic without changing the original story

Don't see it if You don’t like a modern twist and flares with a minimalist staging.

Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Great show! Actors were amazing and so believable. Show was brought life. Great for everyone!

Don't see it if If you don’t like Christmas

Clever, Enchanting, Great staging, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if Fun

Don't see it if See it.

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