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A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House: Charles Dickens in New York, 1867

Theater, Drama Merchant's House Museum , Noho Friday November 29 2019 - Sunday January 5 2020
5 out of 5 stars
(5user reviews)
A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House
Photograph: Joey Stocks

Time Out says

John Kevin Jones plays Dickens in this one-hour account of the novelist's classic holiday ghost story, adapted with director Rhonda Dodd. The Merchant's House Museum, formerly the home of a wealthy 19th-century family, provides an atmospheric candlelit setting for Jones's seventh annual engagement.

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Venue name: Merchant's House Museum
Address: 29 E 4th St
New York

Cross street: between Bowery and Lafayette St
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to Broadway–Lafayette St; 6 to Bleecker St
Price: $45–$105

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This one-man production of "A Christmas Carol" is an unforgettable way to experience the true spirit of Dickens' story. As he absorbs each character in turn, the storytelling is so compelling that you will forget there is just one person on stage. A not to be missed, uniquely New York holiday experience.


I have made this show an annual holiday tradition--now having seen about 5 performances--and each time I tear up at John Kevin Jones' masterful grasp of Dicken's storytelling and its poignancy. I am hooked! There are many theatrical versions of this story to see each year in the City, but truly, none strikes a chord like this one performed in the beautiful parlor of the Merchant's House Museum, which only deepens the vividness of the experience.


This is a magical production! I was completely mesmerized and transported to the world of Dickens. Kevin Jones carries us with him on this journey into the past/future in such an intimate way that it took my breath away.  Don't miss this unique performance in a historic setting.  Your friends will thank you for rekindling the spirit of Christmas within all of you.