Chirstmas-carol-101513

A Christmas Carol

A.C.T. (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

232 ratings
4.5 average rating
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1 review
2 stars
attended Dec 02 2012

My girlfriend and I have been anticipating this show for a while now. We attened the 5:30 show on a Sunday evening. Arrived about 15 minutes late to the theater, but only... continued

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20 reviews
34 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

Better than expected. There is a lot of effort put in the effects, so it's sometimes a little bit spooky (not scary though). Even my 12 year old daughter enjoyed it, and... continued

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Kathy G Red Velvet
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16 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 04 2012

Sat in the mezzinine and lucky to get front row seats on the right side aisle. Saw 'A christmas Carol' years ago at ACT and watch many film versions ( Alastair Sims,... continued

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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 04 2012

Once again this was a great performance. It seemed like there were more comedic one-liners this year.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 12 2012

This was a cute show. Very family friendly. Was hoping to be more excited about the acting/singing from some of the actors, but the set was great and Jacob Marley was out of this world.

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

Great show - all the actors/actress were spot on - great show for the young and old. Seen last year and will see again.
Scroogs is fantastic.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

I wanted something more spectacular! I feel like this show was designed to showcase mediocre child actors and would only really be very fun for their parents. But Scrooge... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

If you just want a family outing with the children, I am sure that you will enjoy this production as one of your holiday traditions and Dickens' message still resonates. ... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 07 2012

This was a lackluster production with terrible songs. Save your money and rent the Albert Finney movie Scrooge instead. It is about 200% better!

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385 reviews
62 stars
attended Dec 11 2013

This was a different version of A Christmas Carol...namely because I have never seen the show done with songs...it added a nice touch. Somewhere near the end of the... continued

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34 reviews
18 stars
attended Dec 27 2013

It is a delightful holiday experience. I have seen the show a few times now, and can't tell if I am immune to the magic or if the actors are phoning it in a bit. Who... continued

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31 reviews
42 stars
attended Dec 27 2013

Venue was great, as always, performance wonderful. I enjoyed the mixing of characters, brings the story up to date. This particular part of the venue were great seats. ... continued

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 04 2012

Scrooge was astounding, well they all were, a wonderful rendition of this must see yearly holiday classic.

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10 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 13 2013

Great seats, wonderful performance!

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8 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

I felt this year's performance was the least good of all I've seen. My guest said it was like a high school show. The sets are tired. the performers covered a wide range but in general it was disappointing I won't go next year.

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

Took my granddaughter who is 10 to see the play and she loved it as did I. The acting was wonderful as was the creative staging. I thought Marley's ghost was superbly done as was the Ghost of the Future. The seats were excellent.

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6 reviews
62 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

Fantastic show! The set was beautiful and the actors were delightful. A Holiday Show not to be missed!! If we went again, we'd choose better seats. Even though we had a good view of the stage, the balcony is pretty far up there.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 06 2013

I took my daughter and Grandchildren - 9 & 4 and they loved it. It was very well done. I have seen many live performances and this was among the best!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 20 2012

Lovely show. James Carpenter aces the Scrooge role and supporting cast, sets and lighting were a delight . The enthusiastic audience made the show even more of a pleasure.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 11 2013

a great Christmas tradition. Everyone should see this wonderful play, and the ACT once again does an amazing job.

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