This Holiday Season enjoy benefit readings of two dynamic, new adaptations of classic novels by Charles Dickens:
Adapted for the stage and directed by Donald Brenner.
Director Donald Brenner's adaptation of Great Expectations maintains the heart of Dickens' epic masterpiece about an orphan named Pip. With a brisk running time of 90 minutes, Dickens' haunting narrative is cut to its essence, bringing Pip's memories, fantasies, fears and dreams to life.
Starring Sam Underwood (TV's "Dexter" and "The Following") as Pip.
With James Barbour, Alma Cuervo, Jazmin Gorsline, Peter Herrick, Bill Nolte, Larry Pine, and Judith Roberts.
Monday, December 9 at 7pm
A Christmas Carol
with Austin Pendleton as Scrooge
Adapted by Laurie Strickland & John Greenleaf
Directed by Laurie Strickland & Jamie Bullins
Austin Pendleton brings a familiar curmudgeon to life in an innovative new adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Join friends, old and new, for a special benefit reading of this beautiful story of transformation, hope and redemption. In the heart of one of the largest cities in the world, cozy up with us and hear a classic tale with a new ear.
Friday, December 20 at 7pm
Saturday, December 21 at 2pm and 7pm
A Christmas Carol is presented by The Sunday Series at Abingdon, Laurie Strickland & Jamie Bullins and Macy's.