|"Charles Dickens Presents:
A Christmas Carol"
"I felt an earnest and humble desire, and shall do till I die,
to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness" Charles Dickens
In March of 1868, as part of his highly publicized, much anticipated
and critically acclaimed America Reading Tour, Charles Dickens visited Buffalo, NY. He performed two sold-out shows at St. James Hall. Nearly 3000 people saw him LIVE each night. The first story he shared on that first night may be the best loved holiday tale ever written: "A Christmas Carol" the greatest storyteller of all time returns to tell his greatest story. Make plans to see Mike Randall in
"Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol"
Photos From The Production!
"a talented actor and magnetic stage presence...
when Randall loses himself in one of those Dickensian bouts of rich description,
he’s at the top of his game."
"Mike Randall's re-creation of what turned out to be Charles Dickens' farewell-to-America tour is a remarkable achievement It honors the honorable man, his crunchy characters and, most of all, the moment." -- Doug Smith, 35-year critic of Buffalo theater, now with the West Side Times.
"as Charles Dickens in “A Christmas Carol” at MusicaFare Theatre,
Randall hit the bullseye..."
Barbara Tucker Tonawanda News
...." the characters came alive with color and flourish....we were transported to Dickens' England and didn't want to come back....Randall's command of the work was jaw-dropping...the characters seemed life-like, as if Dickens himself were speaking of people who had just left the room".
Peter Anderson Host Of Time Warner's "Crossroads"
"While Randall was physically the only person on stage, it seemed as though a rich cast was playing out the drama...(an) exquisite, moving performance of A Christmas Carol...."
Debra Durkee MetroSource
| "The evening
concluded with a standing ovation for Randall leaving us all
with a true sense of the holiday season-- a sense of giving,
hope, renewal and love for mankind. "
Arcade Area Chamber of Commerce
"It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas,
when it's mighty founder was a child himself" A Christmas Carol