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A Christmas Carol: A Radio Drama

Inspired by the Charles Dickens classic

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

7:00 PM

The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR presents a beloved holiday tradition — a live performance of a radio drama inspired by the Charles Dickens classic.

The story will be brought to life by your favorite WNYC and WQXR hosts and on-air talent, with Golden Globe-winning actor Kathleen Turner as Scrooge.

Fred Newman of A Prairie Home Companion returns to provide his signature sound effects. Featuring music by composer/pianist John Forster and electro-acoustic violist/composer Martha Mooke. Directed by Elliott Forrest.

Video Webcast

You can also watch it live here at 7pm ET.


Actors: WNYC's John Schaefer, Sean Rameswaram, Richard Hake, Jami Floyd, Jessica Gould, Brooke Gladstone; WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon, Terrance McKnight, Annie Bergen and The Naked American Songbook host Julian Fleisher; Science Friday host Ira Flatow; and Peyton Lusk as Tiny Tim.

Sound Effects: Fred Newman

Musicians: John Forster, piano and Martha Mooke, violin

Get a peek at how Fred Newman performs his signature sound effects: