“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”
Pioneer Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a digital reading of the beloved Christmas tale. Split into five parts—also called “staves”—with 12 actors, the readings will premiere right here and will remain online until December 31.
Stave 5 will be available publicly on Wed., Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.
Stave 1, 2, 3, and 4 are also available below!
The initial air times of each show are as follows:
- Part 1: “Marley’s Ghost” directed by Karen Azenberg – Sat., Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.
- Part 2: “The First of Three Spirits” directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh – Wed., Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.
- Part 3: “The Second of Three Spirits” directed by Shelley Butler – Sun., Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
- Part 4: “The Third of Three Spirits” directed by Kareem Fahmy – Sat., Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.
- Part 5: “The End of It” directed by Rosalyn Coleman Williams – Wed., Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.
Meet our cast:
COREY ALLEN (Part 2) — From PTC’s A Few Good Men, Two Dollar Bill. Play-by-Play Reading: The Envelope
GREG BALLA (Parts 1 & 5) — From PTC’s The Play That Goes Wrong, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
COLLEEN BAUM (Part 3) — From PTC’s Mary Stuart, i, Oliver, Much Ado About Nothing, The Heiress, Our Town, Lost in Yonkers, You Can’t Take It With You, King Lear. Play-by-Play Reading: i, Alabama Story
LATOYA CAMERON (Part 4) — From PTC’s In The Heights, The Rocky Horror Show, Elf: The Musical, Rent. Play-by-Play Reading: The Way North, A Raisin in the Sun
BEN CHERRY (Part 3) — From PTC’s Oslo, The Lifespan of a Fact
LAURA HALL (Part 2) — From PTC’s Sweeney Todd, Something’s Afoot, A Christmas Carol: The Musical. Play-by-Play Reading: The Fifth Domain
TITO LIVAS (Part 2) — From PTC’s In The Heights (Concert)
VINCE MC GILL (Parts 1 & 5) — From PTC’s Sweat
NAFEESA MONROE (Part 3) — From PTC’s Sweat, i
JAMEN NANTHAKUMAR (Part 4) — From PTC’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Mary Stuart
ELIZABETH RAMOS (Parts 1 & 5) — From PTC’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Play-by-Play Reading: Art & Class
JEFF TALBOTT (Part 4) — From PTC’s Oslo, The Odd Couple, Doubt, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Playwright: i, A Public Education