The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens
Got that holiday itch? We'll Cratchit!
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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Meet some of the characters you might encounter in Twist Your Dickens.
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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Holiday Choirs at The Armory
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"Twist Your Dickens" Cast and Creative Team
Get to know the cast and creative team of Twist Your Dickens 2018!
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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