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Illustration by Shelby Bergen.

Mister Pickwick’s Christmas

Charles Dickens, author
Thomas W. Olson, playwright
Hiram Titus, composer


51 pgs. 13 female, 16 male +ensemble
Originally produced in CTC’s 82-83 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages


Wedding bells and yuletide greetings ring in the frosty air as Mr. Pickwick and company board the coach for Wardle Farm and a holiday of feasting, games, and riotous ice-skating party. A memorable country Christmas culled from the pages of Charles Dickens’ Pickwick Papers.

“Thomas Olson’s adaptation is stunning in its details, preserving the fecundity of Dickens’ writing and the energy of his style.”St. Paul Pioneer Press

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $85 per performance
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