Theater for the New City
A Christmas Carol
Dec 21, 2017 through Dec 23, 2017 Limited Engagement
Can the spirits of Christmas warm the heart of a bitter old miser? Find the answer yourself in David "Zen" Mansley's production of the classic Charles Dickens tale. Featuring live performances and ghostly, filmed projections, this production is sure to dazzle, surprise and touch you. Rediscover this story - or experience its magic for the first time.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Can the spirits of Christmas warm the heart of a bitter old miser? Find the answer yourself in David "Zen" Mansley's production of the classic Charles Dickens tale. Featuring live performances and ghostly, filmed projections, this production is sure to dazzle, surprise and touch you. Rediscover this story - or experience its magic for the first time.


Produced, Directed, Designed, Adapted by and Starring David "Zen" Mansley as Scrooge with Bob Homeyer as Bob Cratchit and featuring the talents of Crystal Field, Lissa Moira, Mark Marcante, Olivia Hardin, Robert Colpitts, David F. Slone Esq.,  Michael LaPorta, Holly Rae Phillips, Hannah Scheuer, Caitlyn Williams, Candice Burridge, Luke Robishaw, and Susie Perkins. Light designs by Roy Chang with Sound Design by Joy Linscheid.


A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Can the spirits of Christmas warm the heart of a bitter old miser? Find the answer yourself in David "Zen" Mansley's production of the classic Charles Dickens tale. Featuring live performances and ghostly, filmed projections, this production is sure to dazzle, surprise and touch you. Rediscover this story - or experience its magic for the first time.


Produced, Directed, Designed, Adapted by and Starring David "Zen" Mansley as Scrooge with Bob Homeyer as Bob Cratchit and featuring the talents of Crystal Field, Lissa Moira, Mark Marcante, Olivia Hardin, Robert Colpitts, David F. Slone Esq.,  Michael LaPorta, Holly Rae Phillips, Hannah Scheuer, Caitlyn Williams, Candice Burridge, Luke Robishaw, and Susie Perkins. Light designs by Roy Chang with Sound Design by Joy Linscheid.



THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY

Show Dates:

Thursday, Dec. 21st @ 8PM

Friday, Dec. 22nd @ 8PM

Saturday, Dec. 23rd @ 8PM



Cast and Characters:

David Zen Mansley as Ebeneezer Scrooge and Jacob Marley

Bob Homeyer as Bob Cratchit and The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come

Olivia Hardin as Mrs. Cratchit

Crystal Field as Mrs. Dilbur

Mark Marcante as Fezziwig

Lissa Moira as Daisy the Laundress

David F. Slone, Esq. As The Ghost of Christmas Present

Michael Laporta as Old Joe and the Solicitor

Robert Colpitts as Nephew Fred

Holly Rae Phillips as Martha Cratchit

Hannah Sheuer as Peter Cratchit

Caitlin Williams as The Ghost of Christmas Past

Candice Burridge as Belle

Donovan Kirmser as Tiny Tim



David "Zen" Mansley is a dynamic and versatile actor, director and designer. His production of Macbeth, which he starred in, at the Celtic Arts Center in Los Angeles received a rave review from the LA Times, was extended twice and ran for two and a half months to packed houses. 



His production of "A Christmas Carol" - for which he directs, designs and plays both Scrooge and Marley has played at TNC during 6 different Christmas seasons. 



Zen has played a great variety of characters in a myriad of NYC productions, including Macbeth, Julius Caesar, King Claudius in Hamlet, Doctor Frankenstein, Quasimodo, Sweeney Todd, Ulysses S. Grant, King Phillip of Spain, Dr. John Dee, crazy Pope Stephan VI, an insane southern Preacher, a messianic king of the cavemen, a mad hypnotist, a Ghyost Tour Guide and an English time traveler in Crystal Field's annual STREET THEATER. He also creates TNC's Halloween HOUSE OF HORRORS for the East Village Halloween Masquerade Ball.



He known internationally for his character voice work on such cartoon series as TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, CHAOTIC, and SPEED RACER: THE NEXT GENERATION.

With His Shakespearian background and his character building skills, this powerful performer has been known to transform both himself and his audiences.




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Categories: Classical,Drama,Play
Event web page
Running time: 1:30    
Intermission(s): No
Price: $10.00
Seating: General Admission    
Capacity: 65