Anna Nugent is cast in AboutFACE's staging of Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol, written by Paul Nugent, which is running nightly at 7.30pm in The New Theatre in Templebar until Dec14th inc...

The Christmas Classic
Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol
By Paul Nugent

December 3-14 in the New Theatre in Temple Bar, Dublin 2

December 19 in the Whale in Greystones

AboutFACE’s much-loved festive “radio-play-within-a-play” for the whole family returns for an extended run this December.

In this fast-moving, heartfelt comedy based on true events, young radio superstar Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre gang are presenting “A Christmas Carol” in New York live ON-AIR on Christmas Eve 1938 … having just lost their Scrooge. Can Orson and his overworked cast survive the last minute chaos and pressure to give this Christmas Carol a happy ending?

Featuring a 45-minute version of “A Christmas Carol” in the 1930’s radio style with live sound effects and carols, this is a Christmassy treat for the whole family, with a touch of old Hollywood glamour …

Performance times:
The New Theatre
Tues-Sat 7.30pm + Sat matinee 2:30pm

The Whale
Thursday 19th 8pm

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