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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

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Flight of fancy: Robert Zemeckis returns to ''adult'' filmmaking

Robert Zemeckis has spent the past decade directing 3D animated blockbusters ( A Christmas Carol , The Polar Express ), but he's returned to "adult" filmmaking with a vengeance.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  November 02, 2012
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New: Old traditions

The winter holidays' bells, lights, and trees are already upon us, and along with them the first of the holiday-themed shows.
AIRE spins Christmas with a Celtic charm
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 09, 2011
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Trinity’s compelling Christmas Carol

The more things stay the same, the more they change. At least that's the way they've been having it with Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol at Trinity Repertory Company for 35 years.
Comfort and joy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 02, 2011
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Review: Trinity Rep gets to the Heart of Scrooge

The more things stay the same, the more they change; at least that's so regarding Trinity Repertory Company's A Christmas Carol (through December 31). Every year on Washington Street, they task themselves with resurrecting the Charles Dickens tale by
The inner Ebenezer
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 03, 2010
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Review: Trinity charts Ebenezer's emotional journey

There are more than 30 different productions of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol being performed at hundreds of theaters around the country, usually in clone versions as identical as re-screened films. Familiarity breeds big box office.
The Tao of Scrooge
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 26, 2010
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Fall Theater Preview: Musicals and more

If we've come to know anything about 2nd Story Theatre, it's that we shouldn't presume to know what plays to expect.
Belting it out and acting up
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 17, 2010


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Brown's theater juggernaut fires up again

The Brown/Trinity Repertory Theatre, a summer program that cultivates promising young playwrights, is set to launch this year's slate of three plays on July 7. Expectations are high.
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By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 02, 2010
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Brown's theater juggernaut fires up again

The Brown/Trinity Repertory Theatre, a summer program that cultivates promising young playwrights, is set to launch this year's slate of three plays on July 7. Expectations are high.
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By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 02, 2010
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Holiday shorts

I have nothing against A Christmas Carol , but there's a lot of it out there right about now.
Dark Water's five-piece celebration
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 18, 2009
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Christmas present

Christmases come and Christmases go, as psychedelic wrapping paper gives way to orderly Republican stripes, as sweet little Jimmy grows into gruff Uncle James.
Trinity Rep’s Carol delivers the gift of joy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 04, 2009

Being Scrooge

Over the 33 years that Trinity Rep has been staging A Christmas Carol , many actors playing Ebenezer Scrooge have growled and grumped, cantankered, and curmugeoned around the stage.
Timothy Crowe on Dickens’s ‘life-changing message’
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 04, 2009


Play by play: November 20, 2009

Boston's weekly theater listings
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 20, 2009
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Drink up!

Santaland gets to the dark heart of Christmas
Santaland gets to the dark heart of Christmas
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 10, 2008

In the spirit

Trinity Rep's heartening Christmas Carol
Trinity Rep's heartening Christmas Carol
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 10, 2008
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A stellar Scrooge

Yes, this Christmas Carol sets a new standard for Trinity. Don’t miss it.
Trinity’s Christmas Carol sets a new standard
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 09, 2007
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Old meets new

At regional theaters around the country, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol , that cash cow successfully mated with a golden goose, might as well be called Déjà Vu .
Trinity Rep preps its 31st Christmas Carol
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 20, 2007


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Merry, merry

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is as chock-full of feelings as a fruitcake has calories.
Trinity Rep’s delightful Christmas Carol
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 05, 2006
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’Tis the season

Pity the poor working stiffs at most regional theaters at this time of year, asked to prod the company’s tired old cash cow into life.
Trinity Rep stages its 30th Christmas Carol
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 15, 2006