OMNI Parker House Hotel! A VERY VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CAROL, DONE LIKE DICKENS!
"BOSTON 1876" Travel back in time to the Victorian Era with "ENGLISHMAN THOMAS HUTCHINSON" portrayed by Actor Al LePage who will not only be using DICKENTS HISTORIC SCRIPT for the evening performances (a shortened version for matinees), but also will do it ON LOCATION WHERE DICKENS DID IT, in the HISTORIC PARKER HOUSE HOTEL!
DICKENS' ACTING STYLE! Dickens simply used his voice, made facial expressions, gestured and moved his body to CREATE ALL THE CHARACTERS! LePage will do the same -- accents and all -- plus sound effects, too! From Scrooge to Tiny Tim, from Marley's Ghost to Mrs. Cratchit, there's howls and growls, bangs and bongs, a DANCE WITH A SONG, lively laughter and heartfelt tears.
BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE, PLAYFUL AND INTERACTIVE! LePage's love of improvisation not only means that he may engage you in conversation, but also ask you to join him on the stage! Since he likes to experiment and believes in seizing the moment, even he doesn't always know what's going to happen next. He's also definitely got what could aptly be called "HIS STORIES" to tell, too, both in "THE YEAR" relevant to the place he's performing to connect, interpret, and share history with the audience. This not only makes each performance UNIQUE, but also keeps them fresh and EXCITING, spontaneous and FULL OF SURPRISES, too!
CIDER AND TASTY TREATS, AND A SPECIAL GIFT! All performances will include an opportunity to have a sip of cider and a tasty treat, plus at least one special gift will be given to an audience member at each performance by "Mr. Hutchinson," too!
SURPRISE! "MEET THE ACTOR" NO-HOST TEA EVENTS! AFTER SUNDAY MATINEE PERFORMANCES ONLY Meet "Traveling Thespian Thomas Hutchinson" himself at two "No-Host Tea" events at 4PM in the historic Parker House Restaurant! One special gift will be given away at each "tea," too!
ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE GREATER BOSTON FOOD BANK, the largest hunger-relief organization in New England, working to help end hunger in eastern Massachusetts. All events hosted at the Parker House Hotel are being fully sponsored by OMNI Hotels & Resorts, Parker House/Boston, and the exclusive print media sponsor for all Boston performances is GateHouse Media New England.
Parker House Hotel
60 School Street
|Minimum Age: 10|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|