A Christmas Carol: The Revenge of Tiny Tim by Dan Bray
Think you know the full story? Think again.Stirred to action by ol' billionaire Scrooge's selfish ways, London's favourite ragamuffin - Tiny Tim - sells his soul to the devil to get revenge! A hilarious, irreverent retelling of the holiday classic - reimagined to commentate upon billionaire "culture" and the ongoing financial crisis - packed full of heart and cheek.
Keywords: Christmas, Christmas Carol, Tiny Tim, Scrooge, holidays, festive, class, money, revenge, devil, satan, bob cratchit, musical
Genre: Comedy, adaptation
Run time: 80 minutes
Suitable for students 16+
Content note: Contains swearing, references to satanism and violence, drinking, references to death, poverty, sexual innuendo, adultery, TikTok
Produced by The Villains Theatre, Halifax NS, 2022 and Black Box Theatre Collective, Antigonish NS, 2022
Cast size: 8 actors
Casting note: This play could likely be performed with as few as 7 (with some tweaks), and as many as 10. Children may be cast if desired. Playwright is also willing to help tweak script if smaller cast is needed.