A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House
Limited engagement, December 10 to 24, 2015
Charles Dickens in New York, 1867
In December 1867, Charles Dickens arrived in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.
Join Mr. Dickens, portrayed by actor John Kevin Jones, as he tells his timeless Christmas tale in the elegant intact Greek Revival parlor of the landmark 1832 Merchant’s House Museum. Surrounded by 19th century holiday decorations, flickering candles, and the Museum’s richly appointed period furnishings, audiences will be transported back 150 years in this captivating one-hour performance created from Dickens’ own script.
Thursday, December 10 – Sunday, December 13
Tuesday, December 15 – Sunday, December 20
Tuesday, December 22 – Wednesday, December 24
6 p.m. pre-show mulled wine, light fare, and good cheer with star John Kevin Jones: $25
Tickets available at http://dickensinnewyork.brownpapertickets.com or by calling BrownPaperTickets.com at (800) 838-3006.
Special performances on December 23 & 24 at 4 and 6 p.m., with reception at 5 p.m.
“… we shall never have any entertainments more charming …”
The New York Times, 1867
“The Christmas Carol becomes doubly enchanting when one hears it performed
New York Herald, 1867