Dec 2 - 24, 2021
A Merry Little Christmas Carol Virginia Stage Company
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By Mark Shanahan
Adapted from the novella by Charles Dickens
Directed by Tom Quaintance
You’ll love this re-imagining of Dickens’ timeless classic as it brings to life the Spirits of Christmas on the historic Wells Theatre stage. Watch Ebenezer Scrooge’s haunting journey unfold with inventive theatricality incorporating traditional holiday music harmonizing to produce a tour de force of laughter, hope, and the magic of the season. Don’t miss this heartwarming tale that reminds us that it is never too late to become our best selves.
VSC Patrons will remember playwright Mark Shanahan’s turn as the director of Season 39’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, a masterpiece of hilarious stagecraft and tricky transitions. During Season 42’s virtual offerings, members were invited to watch a streamed reading of his “Murder at Fernly Hall”, an Agatha Christie adaptation.