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A Christmas Carol - The Musical


Watch as 7 talented performers bring 57 classic characters back to life on stage at A Christmas Carol: The Musical. Cleverly crafted, this ghostly retelling delivers a fresh look, energetic actors and vibrant sets.

Why Watch A Christmas Carol: The Musical

A Christmas Carol is a stunning adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ famous stories. The well-known retelling has stayed in New York’s Madison Square Garden for over a decade, proving the lasting power of this tale’s important message. First staged in 1974, the creative, yet ghostly plot brings forth an imaginative angle to the existing traditional storyline. The show turns the tale of Scrooge into a joyous, musical comedy, packed with a spurt of energy and a soulful background score that retains the poignant heart of the original. Deemed as a masterpiece, this is one an ideal choice for those looking to get in the holiday spirit.

The Story

The famous tale by Charles Dickens follows Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man, through a night of fraught and visits by hauntingly old holiday spirits. The first visitor is a former business partner who passed away and warns him that he will soon be haunted by the three spirits of Christmas: The Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas yet to come. Soon after dismissing his partner, Scrooge ends up in a shock as his life flashes before his eyes and he is forced to face a cold, bitter path of redemption.

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Festive musical | Intimate venue | Family

Critics Reviews

“So full of energy and spectacle it takes your breath away.”
– The New York Theatre Guide

Show Details

Show Timings

Mon & Thur 7 PM
Fri 8 PM
Sat 8 PM & 5.30 PM
Sun 7 PM

1 hour. No intermission

Leading Roles
Eric Fletcher as Scrooge
Dustin Schlairet as Marley/ Caroller/ Howard
Matthew Petromilli as Fred/ Mr. Fezzi/ Diggs

Adam and Andrea Daveline

Lynn Ahrens

Top Songs
"The Years Are Passing By”, "Street Song"("Nothing To Do With Me”), "Mr. Fezziwig's Annual Christmas Ball”, "Christmas Together", & "Yesterday, Tomorrow And Today”.

Know Before You Go

Suitable for all ages. Children under 4 will not be admitted.

Available Facilities
In-house lounge
Coat check
Wheelchair accessible

The Players Theatre has a capacity of over 200 seats.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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Cancellation Policy

All Broadway and Off-Broadway show tickets are non-refundable.

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out of 5
Very Good
Jason Barnes
Reviewed in November, 2017

We've watched this tale translated into several movies and shows, but the musical remains one of our family favourites. Absolutely worth the price we paid for the tickets.

Lucas Coleman
Reviewed in November, 2017

A classic tale by Dickens spun into a wonderful musical... A Christmas Carol was spellbinding!

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Players Theatre, 115 Macdougal Street, New York

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Additional Information

No shows on Dec 24th and 25th.

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