The Armory

The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens

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December 9 – 31, 2015

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

A complete send-up of the holiday classic, this adult comedy is adorned with the improvisational genius of the legendary comedy troupe The Second City, and includes zany holiday sketches, an ever-changing list of drop-in local celebrities and uproarious improv based on audience participation— it’s never the same show twice!

(Recommended for high school age and up.)

Run Time:
Approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including one intermission.

General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Special showings: Thursday, Dec. 17 at noon and Thursday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m.
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Who’s Who:
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Twist Your Dickens is recommended for ages 14+. Contains mature content, explicit language, theatrical haze, strobe lighting, the use of one tobacco-free vapor e-cigarette and a Dalek on a conquest for universal extermination. Children under 6 are not permitted at any PCS production.

The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens

Previews are Dec. 9 & 10 | Opening night Dec. 11
By Peter Gwinn & Bobby Mort
Directed by Rob West

Reviews of "Twist Your Dickens"

"Twist comes at humor from so many angles, with such irreverence and zeal, your amusement is practically guaranteed."

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Social Hours with Portland’s Funniest People

Alex Falcone, Amy Miller and Bri Pruett host the December Social Hours at PCS. Enjoy complimentary nibbles and your first glass of beer or wine is on us!

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