Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County’s leading professional theatre, presents A Merry Little Christmas Carol adapted and directed by Mark Shanahan.
A Merry Little Christmas Carol is a Dickens of a tale, told many times and many ways, but never before like this. Mile Square Theatre’s new production features five actors who take on all the classic characters from the beloved Dickens story, reimagined in a delightful new adaptation by Mark Shanahan. Audiences will delight in quick-change artistry, puppetry, traditional music and the warmth, laughter and tears of this beloved holiday classic.
A holiday treat under our tree ready for you to unwrap, A Merry Little Christmas Carol is a magical journey of discovery and redemption that is perfect for the whole family.
“Mark Shanahan is an extraordinary writer and director, and we are thrilled to have him back at MST directing his own wonderfully theatrical adaptation of the Dickens classic,” says MST Artistic Director Chris O’Connor. “Mark’s 2017 MST production of The 39 Steps was by far one of our most memorable productions. People still talk about it! Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is my favorite tale for the holidays, and when Mark told me he had written a new adaptation, I jumped at the chance to produce it at MST.”
A Merry Little Christmas Carol stars Bruce Warren (Oklahoma! National Tour), Joe Delafield, (Tartuffe on Broadway, MST’S The 39 Steps), Joi Danielle Price (Broadway’s Mamma Mia, Raisin), Kelsey Roberts (Syracuse Stage), and Paul Gary (Florida Rep).
The creative team brings back; Charlie Corcoran, who designed the set for The 39 Steps; MST resident scenic designer Matthew J. Fick, designing lights (The Net Will Appear, Pipeline), MST resident costume designer Peter Fogel (The 39 Steps, The Net Will Appear), MST resident scenic artist and prop master Emmett Grosland (I and You, Pipeline) and sound designer Sean Hagerty (The Net Will Appear).
A Merry Little Christmas Carol begins performances on Thursday, December 5 and runs till Sunday, December 29. Opening night is December 7 @ 8pm. December 5 and December 6 are SOLD OUT.
A Merry Little Christmas Carol, presented by Mile Square Theatre
1400 Clinton Street, Hoboken
December 5 through December 29: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays @ 8pm, and Saturdays and Sundays @ 3pm
Tickets available at www.milesquaretheatre.org, or by calling 201-683-7014.
Tickets are $15-40 • $18 students and seniors.
GROUP SALES available: email firstname.lastname@example.org
MST Season Sponsorship: Advance Realty, Bijou Properties, Haven Savings Bank, Jet.com, Kearny Bank, The Rockefeller Group.
Mile Square Theatre is supported by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Mile Square Theatre is a member of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance.