Share the magic of the season with us once again at our production of the most beloved Christmas story of all time – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens

Nov 21 – Dec 30, 2023

Directed by: Charles Grant

Adaptation and Original Lyrics: Rick Lombardo

Original Music: Rick Lombardo and Anna Lackaff

Musical Arrangements: Anna Lackaff

Starring Lester Purry* as Ebenezer Scrooge


Premium show dates: Dec 15 – Dec 24th. 

Buy your tickets early – this show sells out! 

Discover the true meaning of Christmas...

This holiday season, step into a world of wonder and enchantment for A Christmas Carol – the timeless holiday classic that tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy and miserly businessman who is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

The story begins with Scrooge, who is known for his cold heart and his lack of compassion for others. He is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him of the consequences of his selfish ways. Throughout the night, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who take him on a journey through time and space to show him the true meaning of Christmas.

As Scrooge experiences visions of his past, present, and future, he learns the importance of kindness, connection, and love. The play is full of heartwarming moments, magical special effects, and beautiful musical numbers that will leave audiences feeling uplifted and inspired.

Don't miss this chance to experience the wonder of A Christmas Carol at Portland Playhouse. This production is sure to be a highlight of the holiday season, and a perfect way to share the joy of Christmas with loved ones. Get your tickets today and join us for an unforgettable evening of magic, music, and merriment!

Creative Team

Director: Charles Grant^
Music Director: Benjamin Tissell
Assistant Music Director: Elleon Dobias
Stage Manager & Covid Compliance Officer: Cassie Greer*
Costume Designer: Dayna Lucas
Costume Assistant: Maia Denzler
Lighting Designer: Solomon Weisbard
Associate Lighting Designer: Sam Kemp
Properties Manager & Carpenter: Ryann St Julien
Cultural Competency Consultant: Keela Johnson
Child Wrangler: Tabitha Wells
Dramaturg: Negasi Brown
Director of Production: Thyra Hartshorn
Head Electrician: Allison Blaine
Sound & Video Engineer: Saibi Khalsa
Video Programmer: Alan Cline
Design Apprentice: Dylan Nebeker+

Appears as courtesy of Actor's Equity

Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member

Former Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member

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