"What if Charles Dickens' Mrs. Cratchit wasn't so goody-goody, but instead was an angry, stressed-out modern-day American woman who wanted out of this harsh London 1840s life?"
In this parody of the classic A Christmas Carol, the main character is the hard-drinking, suicidal Gladys Cratchit, whose harshness to her family surpasses Mommy Dearest by a mile. The other two leads are The Ghost and Ebenezer Scrooge On Book! Readers Theatre is directed by John Davis. Performances are at 730 p.m. December 19 and 20 in the Whittier Theatre at San Juan Community Theatre. Admission is free. Festival Seating. Doors open at 7 pm.
In this ongoing series, a variety of island directors gathers island actors and friends to read new, classic and prize-winning plays.