Adapted by William Leach

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens Directed by Michael Perlman

An intimate evening with a PlayMakers legend

Bring the whole family for an intimate evening of storytelling with PlayMakers legend Ray Dooley. Ray embodies Scrooge, Marley, Tiny Tim and a lifetime of Christmas memories in Dickens' classic tale of redemption, charity, and love.


Due to the length and style of the show, we recommend it for audiences 9 and older.

Run Time

95 minutes. There will be no intermission.

Pre-Show Merriment

Make plans to come early, grab some hot chocolate, and enjoy beautiful, live holiday music in the lobby beginning 30 minutes before the show.

Wednesday, Dec 13 UNC Walk-Ons

Thursday, Dec 14 Psalm 100 A Cappella

Friday, Dec 15 Chapel Hill High School Orchestra

Saturday, Dec 16 UNC Pauper Players

Sunday, Dec 17, (matinee) Avante

Tuesday, Dec 19 MYCO

Thursday, Dec 21 MYCO

Friday, Dec 22 MYCO

Toys for Tots

PlayMakers is partnering once again with Toys for Tots! Come to A Christmas Carol bearing a new, unwrapped gift or two for children in need and look for the labeled boxes in our lobby. Make a difference this holiday season!


Ray Dooley Captivates in PRC’s One-Man Show of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
By Alan R. Hall
Classical Voice of North Carolina
December 16, 2017

Ray Dooley Captures the Pure Spirit of Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol at PlayMakers rep
By Dustin K. Britt
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
December 15, 2017