The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens
Got that holiday itch? We'll Cratchit!
Previews Nov. 27–29 | Opening night Nov. 30
By Peter Gwinn & Bobby Mort
Directed by Ron West
“Your amusement is practically guaranteed.”
Riffing on parodies of A Christmas Carol and nearly every other holiday tradition, our uproarious troupe of talented improv performers will have you rolling in the aisles and screaming bah humbug for more. Created by the legendary titans of comedy, The Second City, this irreverent and riotously funny show is updated every year — so come back for your favorite jokes and revel in the new surprises!
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Approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including one intermission.
Post-show discussions with cast and crew follow matinee performances Dec. 6, 8, 15, and 20.
Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains mature content, explicit language, theatrical haze, strobe lighting, and a Dalek on a conquest for universal extermination. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.
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Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*
*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.
"Twist comes at humor from so many angles, with such irreverence and zeal, your amusement is practically guaranteed."
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