Local | A Christmas Carol at the Maxim Theatre – the classic christmas tradition continues for the seventh year

By on October 22, 2015

On December 4 is the premiere of the classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Maxim Theatre in Stockholm. 200 years after Charles Dickens‘s birth is still a great interest in his both humorous and serious story about the bitter Ebenezer Scrooge. A Christmas Carol” has become a popular christmas tradition for the whole family and the heartfelt story of the well-known Christmas carols played this year for the seventh year in a row. Performed with the traditional British ensemble and can be seen between 4 and 27 December. Tickets are on sale now.

The Christmas story about the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge is one of Charles Dickens’ most popular stories. It was put up every Christmas in Stockholm for much of the 80s and 90s and seven years ago brought the tradition back to life when Pernilla Isedal put up the classic story with new management. Her version of “A Christmas Carol” is a genuine English musical theater version of British actors and singers in the roles and several child actors. The show has become an established Christmas tradition, and shows year after year that the over 170 year old saga is as relevant today as in the 1800s.

The story takes place in a cold and snowy London in 1843. The avaricious and bitter Ebenezer Scrooge scoff at all that love, togetherness and family entails. He cares only about himself and his business. Suddenly one Christmas night, the cold-take the old man visited by three spirits who take him on a journey through time and space that will change Ebenezer Scrooge in depth.

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