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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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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

In the spirit

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

Spare Us the Early Onslaught of Christmas!!

On the night of Saturday, November 1, I went to a house party in the Fox Point section of Providence. Standing in the beer line, flanked by Cruella DeVille and Catwoman, I was both confused and underdressed.
Rant
By PHILIP EIL  |  November 12, 2008
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Defending the universally loathed

Forsaken entities deserve a second chance.
The Phoenix looks with loving eyes at some of the worst people, places, and things in the world — and gives them a big hug
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 14, 2008


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The Ultimate Gift

Stingy are the rich, as we know from Ebenezer Scrooge and even Bill Gates before he became a crusading philanthropist.
Pretty hoky stuff
By TOM MEEK  |  March 14, 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