A Christmas Carol

Written by:

Irene N. Watts, Tom Kerr

Cast Size:
11

Roles For:

  • Men: 8
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Adaptation
Drama
TYA

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1985

Synopsis:

A one-hour version of the classic Dickens story, A Christmas Carol, with scenes linked by a children’s choir.

Characters:

1. Charles Dickens/Narrator/Man from Charity/Mr. Fezziwig/Merchant 2

2. Ebenezer Scrooge

3. Nephew Fred/Ghost of Christmas Future/Town Crier

4. Bob Cratchit/Ghost of Christmas Past/Merchant 1

5. Jacob Marley/Ghost of Christmas Present/Figure of Scrooge/Old Joe

6. Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Cratchit/Laundress

7. Belle/Martha/Niece

CHILDREN

1. Tiny Tim/Child Want

2. Belinda Cratchit/Child Ignorance

3. Boy Scrooge/Apprentice Scrooge/Peter Cratchit

4. Caroler/Dick Williams as Apprentice/Boy who brings turkey

CHOIR

First Produced:

1985 by Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Resources:

The script for A Christmas Carol is available through the Canadian Play Outlet.

For more information about the playwright and her work, visit the CWPO collection.

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