A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
A Ghost Story of Christmas

November 23 - December 29

By Charles Dickens
Adapted and originally directed by Michael Wilson
Directed by Rachel Alderman

Running time: Approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes with one intermission.
Recommended ages: 8 and up.

Ticket Prices

$25 | $42 | $63 | $79 | $90

Student Seats for A Christmas Carol $15 off full price, excluding SuperSaver tickets.

Includes all fees. Prices subject to change without notice. Student tickets by phone only, please. Please call for Student Matinee Rates.

The magic of Charles Dickens’ heart-warming classic returns for its 21st season. Come see Connecticut’s favorite family holiday tradition and spend some time with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they bring A Christmas Carol to life on stage. It’s perfect holiday entertainment!

Market Days

Come and join Hartford Stage for some shopping and a show! Local vendors will showcase unique items for purchase in our lobby. Doors will open before the show at 12:30 PM for matinee performances, and 6:30 PM for evening performances. Booths will be open during intermission and after the show.

Holiday Market Days are:

  • Sunday, December 9
  • Saturday, December 15
  • Sunday, December 16

Interested in being a vendor at Market Days? Email Charlie Freitag at cfreitag@hartfordstage.org for more information. Download the Market Days Vendor Application.

Tiny Tim's Holiday Food Drive

Please consider donating non-perishable, unexpired food items for “Tiny Tim’s Holiday Food Drive” benefiting Hands On Hartford!  You may drop off non-perishable food donations with Guest Services. Some suggested items:

  • Boxed cereals
  • Pancake mix and syrup
  • Canned soups
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Drinks (coffee, tea, 100% juice)
  • White or brown rice
  • Pasta
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned meats and stews
  • Peanut butter and jelly

Thank you for helping us make this holiday season special for local families in need!

HPL @ Hartford Stage

Hartford Public Library and Hartford Stage invite you to dig deeper into the world of the plays onstage. Take out a book today! Select books available at the theatre and at each Hartford branch library.

Open Captioned Performances

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2:00pm

For patrons who are deaf or have hearing loss. FREE with admission.

Audio Described Performances

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2:00pm

For patrons who are blind or have low vision. FREE with admission.

Michael Preston, Noble Shropshire (background) Michael Preston, John-Andrew Morrison Noble Shropshire (foreground), Michael Preston Rebecka Jones, Michael Preston (far right), and the Children of A Christmas Carol Shauna Miles, Kenneth De Abrew and the cast of A Christmas Carol. Alan Rust and the Children of A Christmas Carol Robert Hannon Davis and RJ Vercellone Michael Preston, Alessandro Gian Viviano (background) Shauna Miles, Robert Hannon Davis and the cast of A Christmas Carol Kenneth De Abrew, Michael Preston and Buzz Roddy. 

Photos by T. Charles Erickson.


Vanessa R Butler
Fred's Wife, Belle

Robert Hannon Davis
Bob Cratchit 

Kenneth De Abrew
First Solicitor, Undertaker, Fezziwig

Rebecka Jones
Bettye Pidgeon, Spirit of Christmas Past, Old Josie

Sarah Killough
Ghostly Apparition, Fred’s Sister-in-Law

Shauna Miles
Mrs. Cratchit, Mrs. Fezziwig

John-Andrew Morrison
Mr. Marvel 

Michael Preston
Ebenezer Scrooge

Buzz Roddy
Second Solicitor

Alan Rust
Bert, Spirit of Christmas Present

Noble Shropshire
Mrs. Dilber, Jacob Marley

Terrell Donnell Sledge
Fred, Scrooge at 30

The Hartt School at the University of Hartford

Christopher Bailey
Teen Scrooge

Patrick Conaway
Lamplighter, Fiddler

Austin Doughty
Tudor Apparition, Fezziwig Party Guest, Guest At Fred’s Party

Karla Gallegos
Female Swing

Holly Hill
Martha Cratchit

Aubrey Jowers
Guest At Fred’s Party

Mark Lawrence
18th Century Apparition, Dick Wilkins, Topper

Peter Mann
1400’s Soldier Apparition, Fezziwig Party Guest

Rachel Moses
Rich Lady, Guest At Fred’s Party

Ariana Ortmann
Elizabethan Apparition

Haley Tyson
Napoleonic Apparition, Nichola, Guest At Fred’s Party

Leslie Blake Walker
Medieval Apparition, Wendy 

Matthew Werner
Male Swing

Reid Williams
Mr. Toby, Christmas Future

Youth Ensemble Cast

Isabella Corica

Ethan Dinello
Fruit Child, Ignorance

Damien Galvez
Turkey Boy

Elijah Gibson
School Boy

Lily Girard

Norah Girard
School Boy

Nicholas Glowacki
Turkey Boy

Brendan Reilly Harris
Boy Scrooge, Fred’s Party Boy

Maddiekay Harris
School Boy

Tyra Harris

Max Kerz
Fruit Child, Want

Emma Kindl

Michkael Jude Mckenzie
Boy Scrooge, Fred’s Party Boy

Andrew Michaels
Tiny Tim

Addison Pancoast
Spoiled Child, Fred’s Party Girl

Shannen Penn

Meghan Pratt
School Boy 

Messiah Price
School Boy

Divena Rai
Fruit Child, Ignorance

Tessa Rosenfield

Fred Thornley IV
Peter Cratchit

Jake Totten
School Boy 

Ava Vercellone

Rj Vercellone
Tiny Tim 

Leela Washington-Crowther
Spoiled Child, Fred’s Party Girl

Julia Weston

Anderson Wilder
Fruit Child, Want

Tilden Wilder
Peter Cratchit


Michael Wilson
Original Director and Adaptor

Rachel Alderman

Tony Straiges
Scenic Designer

Alejo Vietti
Costume Designer

Zack Brown
Original Costume Designer

Robert Wierzel
Lighting Designer

John Gromada
Original Music and Sound Designer

Hope Clarke

Ken Clark
Musical Director

Derric Harris
Assistant Choreographer

Sarah Killough
Dance Captain

Ben Furey
Vocal Coach

Martin Lechner
Stage Manager

Kelly Hardy
Assistant Stage Manager

Shelby Demke, Catherine Michaels
Youth Directors


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