A Christmas Carol (Greenwood)

by  Charles Dickens, Cora Wilson Greenwood

Short Play, Drama  /  8m, 6f, 1m or f

As miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge falls asleep in his dingy quarters on Christmas Eve, three ghosts appear, each revealing to Scrooge the wrong doings of his life and what will happen if he continues in his evil ways. He is racked with fear and remorse and sets out on Christmas Day to bless with his n…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 6f, 1m or f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Christmas/Holiday

Additional Info

As miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge falls asleep in his dingy quarters on Christmas Eve, three ghosts appear, each revealing to Scrooge the wrong doings of his life and what will happen if he continues in his evil ways. He is racked with fear and remorse and sets out on Christmas Day to bless with his newfound generosity all those whom he has neglected and abused.

Nine informal scenes, with the voices of a commentator connecting the episodes

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Considerations

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American), 19th Century
  • Setting: In London during the latter part of the 19th century, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Casting

8m, 6f, 1m or f

SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS - the reader

EBENEEZER SCROOGE

BOB CRATCHIT

COLLECTOR

FRED - Scrooge's nephew

MARLEY

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST

YOUNG GIRL

YOUNG SCROOGE

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME

BOB CRATCHIT'S WIFE

TWO LITTLE CRATCHIT GIRLS

MASTER PETER CRATCHIT

TINY TIM

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Authors

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

Cora Wilson  Greenwood

Cora Wilson Greenwood

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