A Christmas Carol
A Ghost Story of Christmas
Nov. 23 – Dec. 20
By Charles Dickens
Adapted and originally directed by Michael Wilson
Directed by Rachel Alderman
- Henry V
- Make Believe
- A Lesson from Aloes
- The Age of Innocence
- Murder on the Orient Express
- Feeding the Dragon
- A Christmas Carol (2017)
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Our Great Tchaikovsky
- Heartbreak House
- The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
- Cloud 9
- The Comedy of Errors
- A Christmas Carol
- The Piano Lesson
- Queens for a Year
- Having Our Say
- Romeo & Juliet
- The Body of an American
- A Christmas Carol (2015)
- Rear Window
- An Opening in Time
- Kiss Me, Kate
- The Pianist of Willesden Lane
- Private Lives
- A Christmas Carol (2014)
- Ether Dome
A Christmas Carol ‘Feels Like Family’ for Returning Cast
For Kenneth De Abrew, Shauna Miles and John-Andrew Morrison, the decision to return for the 21stseason of A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas was an easy one. The three actors agree the company feels like family. Read more...
Charles Dickens' Christmas Legacy
Family gatherings, festive meals and a season of charitable giving – strong Christmas traditions all sparked by Charles Dickens’A Christmas Carol. The classic holiday tale of redemption has been made over time and time again, with over 50 stage adaptations, 20 films and 26 television programs, as well as radio shows, operas, commercials, and more. Read more...
While contemporary audiences most often associate ghosts with Halloween, the cold and dark of winter was an ominous time full of mystery for the Victorians. The chilling winds and freezing temperatures were incredibly dangerous for the many impoverished people who lacked proper clothes and shelter. Read more...
Who is Charles Dickens?
Charles Dickens was, in his own lifetime, a literary superstar—with throngs of fans attending his public readings and lectures and welcomed at towns across the globe (Hartford included) as if he were royalty. Read more...
Growing Up with A Christmas Carol: An Interview with Tyra Harris
Tyra Harris, 12, is growing up with A Christmas Carol. This year marks her fifth appearance in the Charles Dickens holiday classic at Hartford Stage. Read more...
Journeys of a Teaching Artist
“I love teaching theatre,” Carly Oliver says. “It’s always fun to teach something you are passionate about, but you can also teach other things through theatre like empathy, teamwork, creative expression. You’re also giving kids self-confidence and public speaking skills.” Read more...
The Book Club at Hartford Stage: An Interview with Ruth Ann Woodley
The Book Club at Hartford Stage includes some of the theatre’s most dedicated donors and supporters. Book club members gather for six evenings of discussion, centered on books, plays or films which complement and add perspective to each mainstage production. Read more...
Meet the Staff: Grace Clark, Education Enrollment and Marketing Coordinator
"I come from a small family and was reared in Baltimore and Hartford. I have always been enamored with theatre and have performed in plays since elementary school." Read more...
Short Takes: News from Hartford Stage
A look at our lobby; Introducing Meet the Makers; Hartford Stage Gala; Tiny Tim Food Drive; Spreading cheer in the community; Detroit '67; Winter Youth Studio; The Flamingo Kid; The Engagement Party. Read more...