There is a scene in the movie Scrooged where the family representing Bob Cratchit's impoverished clan in the Dickens classic, being too poor to afford a Christmas tree, decorate the Tiny Tim character with lights and turn them on as he stands there with a sad look on his face. The family struggles n ... More >>
God bless us, everyone.Every fan of A Christmas Carol has their favorite Scrooges -- whether it's George C. Scott, Patrick Stewart or Mr. Magoo. But the role of Bob Cratchit is also crucial, and a slew of big names have taken their shot at it, with mixed results. It can be a tough role to p ... More >>
Houston's theater scene offers a tasty sampler of holiday treats.
Who put eggnog in my whiskey?
The Alley presents a dark and moving Christmas Carol.
This can't be what Charles Dickens had in mind.
Everyone's favorite grump returns
Dickens does downtown
Our critic weighs in on theater around town
Old Ebenezer shakes his chains again at the Alley Theatre
The Alley and Stages tell different sides of the Scrooge story
Kinda like fruitcake
The Alley's captivating Christmas Carol is dark enough to illuminate Dickens's tale
Houston productions give Yule a varied look
A trio of takes on Dickens' classic shows why it's lasted so long
Why theater critics get grouchy in December, and a review of the audience at 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Christmas