Farndale Avenue ... Christmas Carol

by  Walter Zerlin Jr., Charles Dickens, David McGillivray

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 4f

"Another classic dramatic massacre that enthralls." - Independent

"Not since the Monty Python mob dressed up as The Batley Townswomen's Guild and re enacted the Battle of Pearl Harbor with their handbags have I tittered so much." - The…

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    1m, 4f
  • SubGenre

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    Adaptations (Literature), Christmas/Holiday
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In a festive mood, the ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of A Christmas Carol. They enthusiastically portray a dizzy array of characters from the Dickensian favorite (and a few which aren't), engineer some novel audience participation while bravely contending with an intrusive PA system and a real Farndale first rap their vocal cords and feet around two original, show stopping songs.
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"Another classic dramatic massacre that enthralls." - Independent

"Not since the Monty Python mob dressed up as The Batley Townswomen's Guild and re enacted the Battle of Pearl Harbor with their handbags have I tittered so much." - The Daily Mail

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music

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1m, 4f
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Walter Zerlin Jr.

Walter Zerlin Jr was probably the only English barrister who regularly dragged up, tap-danced and conjured professionally on stage. For 25 years, he wrote plays with David McGillivray, among them 10 in the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society series. These were comedies in which an amateu ...

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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

David McGillivray

David McGillivray

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