The Night Before Christmas Carol

The Night Before Christmas Carol by Dr. Elliot Engel

Join Charles Dickens in his study on Friday, the 13 of October 1843.  History, humor and the holiday come to life in The Night Before Christmas Carol. Renowned Dickens scholar and author, Dr. Elliot Engel, crafts this entertaining study suitable for every holiday schedule and audience. In this acclaimed performance, actor David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens and 17 familiar characters; giving personal, social, and historical context to the ghostly classic, A Christmas Carol.  

The EBZB performance of Dr. Engel's play enjoyS national and international broadcasts  on public television.  It continues to air in markets throughout the US and Canada via the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) distribution (

“David [zum Brunnen] -- absolutely becomes my great-grandfather on stage!"  

-Cedric Charles Dickens, Great Grandson of Author, Charles Dickens 





Run Time - 75 minutes, no intermission /Short Version - 55 minutes

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