A christmas Carol COmedy (2016 Tour)
Spreading Christmas cheer and chaos across Ontario in Collingwood, Simcoe, Hamilton and Newmarket
Part Christmas Carol, part pantomime, a twist of 39 Steps and a whole lot of fun nonsense; this 2 Man show of A CHRISTMAS CAROL COMEDY will be a new telling even if you have seen the movies 50 times… Starring Jesse Buck as Scrooge & Sean Sullivan as everybody else. Written by Katie Leamen and directed by Lynne Griffin.
To save his beloved holiday from the Puritans who sought to squash it, Charles Dickens wrote a silly Christmas ghost story to resurrect the Ghost of Christmases Past. Now, in an age when Christmas shopping begins in September and the season is more full of stress and spending than it is of glad tidings, A CHRISTMAS CAROL COMEDY is sure to resuscitate your good humour and goodwill to all men – but especially towards the two actors on stage tackling all of Dickens’ beloved characters! Mixing shades of Monty Python with the Shades of Past, Present and Future, this comedy is just the ticket for anyone aged 5 to 95 looking for a bit of festive fun.
Directed by renowned actress Lynne Griffin (Santa Baby 1 & 2 as Mrs. Claus; The Glass Menagerie, Island Productions BC; as director: Baby Redboots’ Revenge: North American/Central Europe Tour), performers Jesse Buck (The Servant of Two Masters, Odyssey Theatre - Capital Critic’s Circle Award for Best Actor; Alegria, Cirque du Soleil; Richard III, A Company of Fools), and Sean Sullivan (Best known for his multi-award winning solo play Baby Redboots’ Revenge, North American/Central Europe Tour; and as Phil in Wayne’s World) lead the laughs. Written by Katie Leamen (Treasure Island, Solar Stage – Dora Award nomination for Outstanding Ensemble TYA; Alice in Wonderland: A Tale with No Porpoise, No Porpoise Productions). Set design by Jake Gow (Assistant Technical Director, Canadian Opera Company). Associate produced by Rose Hopkins (recipient of the 2016 City of Hamilton Arts Award for Emerging Theatre Artist).
*This is a Canadian Actors’ Equity Association production under the Artists’ Collective Policy.
Click below to hear Lynne & Sean talk theatre, love, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL COMEDY with Dianna Chycki from Beach Booster Radio, Wasaga.