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.

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Tickets On Sale July 14

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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:

  • Dates to be Announced

Interested in being a vendor at Market Days? More information will be posted soon. Download the Market Days Vendor Application.


Tiny Tim's Holiday Food Drive

Please consider donating non-perishable 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 Cereal
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Drinks (coffee, tea, 100% juice)
  • White or brown rice
  • Pasta and sauce
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned soup
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Backpack-friendly snacks

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

TBD, 2:00pm & 7:30pm

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


Audio Described Performances

TBD, 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.