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3 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
This time of year is extra special for Doug Austin. Not only does he keep busy with the Olde English Theatre Players at various Christmas events but he oversees the Mary Austin Scholarship and Grants Project.
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7 hrs ago | Indiana's NewsCenter
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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Christmas is less than one week away! If you're looking for activities for your little ones over the Holiday Break, look no further.
11 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today
At the Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey, comedian Nuala McKeever is playing Evangeline Scrooge , a revision of the cental character of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol.
13 hrs ago | Eater
Ford's Theater has the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" showing until New Year's, while the "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" is coming to the National Theatre for a four-day run, starting on Christmas Day, just to name a few.
14 hrs ago | New Statesman
The "family Christmas" was institutionalised by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria.
16 hrs ago | Undercurrent
We all know that Christmas has been with us for 2000 years, but the way it has been celebrated has changed greatly over the ages.
Daniel Neiden and St. John's Lutheran Church present the world premiere of Peter Filichia's holiday play Adam's Gifts, with performances beginning Dec. 19. Here's how the production is billed: "In a seasonal riff on Charles Dickens ' ' A Christmas Carol ,' Adam's Gifts is a story of redemption and the heart-melting surprise of feeling needed."
"A Christmas Carol" figures into many childhood memories - listening to the book read aloud, seeing the film, attending the play.
Omni Parker House, Boston: If you love Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," then where better to stay than the hotel that held the first-ever reading of the work on American soil? To celebrate this history, the Omni Parker House hosts a reading of the story every December.
Earlier this morning, author Neil Gaiman tweeted a peculiar string of messages about Google+.
A recovering alcoholic is set to "fulfil his dream" of performing Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol this week - in a pub.
The cast is headed by Broadway veteran Graeme Malcolm as Ebenezer Scrooge with AJ Cedeno , Ronica Reddick , John Ahlin , January LaVoy , Michele Tauber , James Ludwig , Ali Ewoldt , Baylen Thomas , David Kenner , Julyana Soelistyo and Kimiye Corwin .
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF will hold its 6th Annual Mock Trial on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park.
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ONE of the most popular works by Charles Dickens is Oliver Twist, his second novel, published in monthly instalments that began in February 1837 and ended in April 1839.
Point Pleasant Junior High and High School is bringing a musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol" to the stage later this week.