Bradley Whitford to play Scrooge in Tony-nominated “A Christmas Carol” at Ahmanson Theater


Three-time Emmy winner Bradley Whitford (The Maid’s Tale, The West Wing, Get Out, The Post) will play the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story, A Christmas song.

Bradley Whitford performs in “A Christmas Carol” at the Ahmanson Theater, November 30, 2021, through January 1, 2022. Photo credit: Joe Pugliese

Ahmanson will present A Christmas song, adapted by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and originally directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (Matilda), A Christmas Carol comes to Ahmanson Theater November 30, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Opening night is set for Wednesday, December 1 at. 20.00. Tickets go on sale to the public on October 6, 2021.

“Like so many of us, this time of enforced isolation has left me hungry for the shared experience of live theater. I can not imagine a more exciting moment than stepping onto the stage in this spectacular new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, “said Bradley Whitford. Join us. Celebrate. And spoiler alert: God bless us. All!”

Center Theater Group, one of the nation’s leading arts and culture organizations, is Los Angeles’ leading nonprofit theater company, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Ritchie, CEO Meghan Pressman and Producer Douglas C. Baker, programming seasons at Mark Taper Forum with 736 seats and Ahmanson Theater from 1600 to 2100 seats at The Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles and Kirk Douglas Theater with 317 seats in Culver City. In addition to presenting and producing the widest range of theater entertainment in the country, the Center Theater Group is one of the country’s leading producers of ambitious new works through commissions and world premiere productions and a leader in interactive community engagement and education programs that reach across generations, demographics and circumstances to serve Los Angeles.

Although performances of “A Christams Carol” only begin in the late 30’s. November, the Center Theater Group is currently planning to require all audiences to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of attendance.

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