A Christmas Carol
Experience A Christmas Carol unlike any other—past, present or future. The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge has been given new life thanks to the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival - Once on this Island), and the Tony-winning virtuoso, Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife, Gentleman’s Guide...), starring in 50 roles of a lifetime. Staged exclusively for this production and captured live with breathtaking clarity, this must-watch streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theatre home for the holidays. The Hollywood Reporter declares, “It’s a towering achievement! You’ve seen it before, but not like this.” And the Los Angeles Times raves, “Mays is a rare gem and Arden is ingenious. For true theater lovers, there can be no better gift this season.”
Additional Show Info
- Jefferson Mays
- Playwright: Charles Dickens
- Adaptation by: Jefferson Mays, Susan Lyons and Michael Arden
- Production Conceived by: Michael Arden and Dane Laffrey
- Director: Michael Arden
- Assistant Director: Nikki M. James
- Scenic/Costume Designer: Dane Laffrey
- Director of Photography: Maceo Bishop
- Lighting Designer: Ben Stanton
- Projection Designer: Lucy Mackinnon
- Sound Designer: Joshua D. Reid
- Make-up & Hair Design: Cookie Jordan
- Puppet Design: James Ortiz
- Music by: Sufjan Stevens
- Producer: Hunter Arnold
About New Stage Theatre
The mission of New Stage Theatre is to provide professional theatre of the highest quality for the people of Mississippi and the Southeast.
New Stage is committed to producing important contemporary works and classics, selected for their artistic merit and their power to illuminate the human condition. Challenging new works in development are included through the Eudora Welty New Play Series named for the distinguished writer and the Mississippi Plays Series.
The theatre is dedicated to cultivating and educating a culturally diverse audience by gathering the finest available resources including playwrights, actors, directors, designers, technicians, administrators, trainees, and board members. Integral to the theatre’s total effort, its education department maximizes its potential by offering artistic and technical apprenticeships, by mounting apprentice touring programs supported by teachers’ materials for schools statewide, and by developing curricula for and teaching youth and adult classes.