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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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A life on the boards

An actor who has done 100 productions at the same theater?
Trinity’s Fred Sullivan, Jr. hits 100
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 16, 2010
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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

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009


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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Best of show

After all, every nominee for a best actor or actress Tony or Oscar usually deserves to win.
Providence theatre: 2007 in review
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 18, 2007
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The best on the boards

There have been a few muggings on the rialto this year.
Theatre: 2007 in review
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 17, 2007
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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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Adaptation

If your inner Mr. Memory — not to mention your outer Blockbuster — is operating, you recall The 39 Steps.
The 39 Steps winks at the Huntington; All the King’s Men thrills at Trinity
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 26, 2007
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Stark contrasts

The 20th anniversary production of Trinity Repertory Company’s All the King’s Men is remarkable, not simply a skillful reprise but a re-envisioning.
Trinity Rep’s All the King’s Men is a masterpiece
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 25, 2007
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Serious business

Playwright and director Moisés Kaufman likes to say that Oscar Wilde was the first performance artist.
Oscar Wilde, Richard Nixon, and Real-Life In Baghdad
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 19, 2007
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Then is now

The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Trinity Rep’s timely All the King’s Men
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 12, 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