A Christmas Carol with Jefferson Mays: Review, Pics and Video

The credits at the end of this “A Christmas Carol” list a cast of 51 characters – 50 of them portrayed by Jefferson Mays…even The Dying Fire and An Indignant Potato…..But the main achievement of this adaptation, which is available to stream through January 3, is not Mays’ characterizations but his storytelling. We are able to see “A Christmas Carol” afresh because his major “character” is the narrator, who’s telling the story the way Charles Dickens wrote it, not just the dialogue but the prose

See full review in DC Theatre Scene

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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