Charles Dickens a Christmas Carol Tickets
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is undoubtedly a holiday classic. This heartwarming Christmas tale is that of one Ebenezer Scrooge, a man so miserable that he cannot understand or feel the joy of the holiday season. However, all of that will change on one fateful Christmas Eve. In a remarkable twist of events, Mr. Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Ebenezer Scrooge is about to embark on a life changing journey that will forever alter his attitude. Get yourself and your family Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol tickets to complete your holiday season this year.
This year, fans of this classic holiday tale can relive it in all of its glory by watching a performance of A Christmas Carol at the Walnut Street Theatre. This hour long adaption of Charles Dickens famous tale features a number of original songs which bring this powerful story to life.
The Tale of A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of the most enduring holiday tales of all time. This is a story of Ebenezer Scrooge.
On a Christmas Eve in London, audience find Ebenezer Scrooge, a stingy aging business, sitting in his office counting his money. He receives a visit from solicitors who ask him for a donation for the poor. His response is that the only place for the poor is prison or death.
That night, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who tells him if he doesn’t change his ways, he’ll be condemned to wear heavy chains for the rest of eternity.
Throughout the night, Scrooge is visited by three ghosts: the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
The Ghost of Christmas past takes him back to the days of his youth, when Christmas was full of joy and merriment. The Ghost of Christmas Present shows him being alone while everyone else is enjoying the celebrations. The Ghost of Christmas Future then offers him a glimpse of a world without him, when no one will care that he is dead and gone.
Will these visits from the Ghosts of Christmas be enough to make Scrooge change his ways?
About the Walnut Street Theatre
The Walnut Street Theatre was founded in 1809 and is the oldest operating theatre in the English speaking world, as well as in the United States. It is also the official state theatre of Pennsylvania. The theatre is considered such an institution that is has been declared a National Historic Landmark. Each year, more than 55,000 people buy season ticket passes for the Walnut Street Theatre making it the most subscribed theatre company in the entire world.
In the many year since it’s opening, the Walnut Street Theatre has maintained its reputation as a trailblazer in the world of theatre. Many firsts in the American theatre scene took place at the Walnut Street Theatre. For instance, the Walnut was the first theatre in the country to install gas footlights, air conditioning, and introduce the concept of the curtain call. Even the concept of copyrighting American plays traces its origins back to the Walnut.
The theatre has also grown over the years to become a more inclusive artistic space. In the 1970s, it was renovated to become a Performing Arts Center. This meant that it was capable of hosting a wide range of live entertainment in addition to theatre including dance and music.
Since 1984, the Walnut Street Theatre School has been operating which teaches over 1,200 students a year. Furthermore, the Walnut puts on five productions every season on its main stage.
A Christmas Carol at the Walnut
The Walnut, as of February 2008, had performed over 200 seasons of quality theatre. A Christmas Carol is one of the seasonal productions which the Walnut puts on without fail.
This classic re-telling of a Dickens classic will make you nostalgic, hopeful, and joyous all at once. Sit back and enjoy the festive sets, the infectious songs, and the incredible acting.
Get yourself a pair of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol tickets to experience the magic of the holidays at the Walnut.