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Do The Shore | An Actor's Carol

Do The Shore | An Actor's Carol

Providing a fresh take on Dickens’s timeless “A Christmas Carol” is Charles Evered’s “An Actor’s Carol.” It tells the tale Hugh Pendleton, an actor drained of artistic passion or love for the theatre after having played the character of Scrooge one too many times. Pendleton encounters three ghosts of his own. A cast of four plays 17 characters in this hilarious new look at a classic that reminds us that the most jaded among us can find magic in the holiday season – and in the theater as well.

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An Actor's Carol | New Jersey Stage

An Actor's Carol | New Jersey Stage

There’s something absolutely wonderful about A Christmas Carol, the holiday classic penned by Charles Dickens in 1843. The story has been told in countless films, plays, and cartoons. It is performed on stages around the world towards the end of every season and is universally loved. But imagine being one of the many actors of a certain age who get typecast as Scrooge and are forced to relive that nightmarish night over and over again each year.

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