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Bay City Players to hold auditions for 'A Christmas Carol' Sept. 28-29
Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three Christmas spirits are all part of the Bay City Players upcoming production of the Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol," but this show comes with a spin that is sure to delight and surprise audiences.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Sandy the homeless lady and ethics
The homeless have much to teach business professionals about ethics , perspective, and sense of self.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Tony Jordan: 'I turned down the chance to research Charles Dickens...
The man behind 'EastEnders' and 'Life on Mars was convinced that, as writers, he and Dickens had absolutely nothing in common.
Dark streets of London's east end brought to life in Cooma
TICKETS to St Patrick's Parish School's musical Oliver are selling out faster than you can sing Oom-Pah-Pah.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Great Bend Tribune
Auditions announced for musical - A Christmas Carol'
The Barton Community College music department will host auditions for its holiday musical, the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
Playmakers Civic Theatre launches its 68th season
Playmakers Civic Theatre launches its 68th season Playmakers Civic Theatre will launch its 68th season with "Fiddler on the Roof"on Nov. 6 Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1tDUXU3 Bob Bell, Sylvia Chappel and Karen Lynn play three actors, each of whom play several roles in last year's production of Charles Dickens' ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 8/24/2014
OLIVER! Clear Space Theatre Company 7/1-8/26/2014 Based on Charles Dickens ' Oliver Twist, this timeless family musical follows young Oliver on his journey from orphanage to the seedy underground of London to finding his family.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Star Online
Rare inscribed novel on sale
A SIGNED early edition of A Tale Of Two Cities sent by Charles Dickens to George Eliot, in which Dickens expresses his "high admiration and regard" for his fellow novelist, has been valued at more than a quarter of a million pounds.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Clear Space Theatre's Summer Season To End With Performance From Del Shores,
The Clear Space Theatre Company still has great tickets available for the final weeks of their summer season, featuring THE FULL MONTY, OLIVER! and SORDID LIVES.
Auditions: 'A Christmas Carol' the musical at Chatham Community Players
The Chatham Community Players will hold open auditions for Philip Wm. McKinley's original musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' most famous work, A CHRISTMAS CAROL .
Netflix Eyes Charles Dickens Drama With U.K.'s Channel 4
Netflix is in talks to co-produce a TV adaptation of a Charles Dickens drama with British broadcaster Channel 4. For the U.S. streaming video giant, which continues to raise its profile in Europe with subscriber growth and content deals, a co-production agreement could be the most significant partnership with a U.K. broadcaster, Broadcast magazine ... (more)
15 Must-See Literary Sights in London
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Wed Aug 20, 2014
Book trade news from Book2book
Readers Absorb Less On Kindles Than On Paper, Study Finds
New research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.
Dickens society seeks volunteers
John Collins, from the society, said Malton had long prized its association with Charles Dickens - with streets named after David Copperfield, Mr Pickwick and Smithson Court, named after his local friend.
Book trade news from Book2book
The Distribution Engine Brings U.k. Small Press Graphic Novels To The U.s.
Small is beautiful for The Distribution Engine, a new book distributor with a very specific focus: Bringing graphic novels from small presses in the UK to comic shops in the U.S. The company launched early this year and has already built its catalog to 30 titles from seven different publishers: Soaring Penguin Press, Fanfare, Knockabout Comics, ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Bah, Humbug! Larry Yando Will Return as Scrooge in Goodman Theatre's...
The production marks the 37th annual presentation of the classic holiday story by Charles Dickens .
Signed Dickens book up for A 275,000
A signed copy of Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities bearing a personal inscription to fellow author George Eliot has gone on sale for A 275,000.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
FSCJ Artist Series to Present a Christmas Carol, 12/23
One of the world's most enduring Christmas stories, A Christmas Carol plays Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater for one performance only on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 7:30PM! Tickets go on sale Friday, September 5th at 10AM through the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, the official presenter of the Jacksonville show.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 8/17/2014
OLIVER! Spreckels Performing Arts Center 8/15-8/31/2014 Spreckels Theatre Company presents "Oliver!" WHO: Spreckels Theatre Company presents WHAT: "Oliver!" Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart Lionel Bart 's "Oliver!" musical version of Charles Dickens ' classic "Oliver Twist," tells the tale of a misguided orphan boy in 19th century London, featuring ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Daily Press & Argus
Lt. Tom Kiurski: A tale of two fires
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.