Sometimes you just can’t get enough Scrooge. Here are two very different adaptations of Charles Dickens’s classic novel A Christmas Carol on stage this holiday season in Vancouver.
A Christmas Carol
Who: Pacific Theatre
What: A Christmas Carol
Where: Pacific Theatre (1440 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC)
When: December 4-21
Why: Pacific Theatre’s artistic director Ron Reed performs as Scrooge and forty-three other characters in this one-person adaptation. More information at pacifictheatre.org.
Who: SFU Woodwards
What: Bah Humbug!
Where: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W Hastings St, Vancouver)
When: November 5-21
Why: The East Vancouver tradition launches its tenth and final season of this contemporary adaptation of the Dickens novel set within Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. More information at sfu.ca.