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A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play

Performed by Bruce Cromer
Listen to the recording on WVXU-FM!

Originally Aired:
Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.


A magical favorite on the radio!

Experience Charles Dickens’ timeless tale in a new way! Bruce Cromer will take to the radio for an intimate tour de force, as he performs all the roles in this one-man version of A Christmas Carol on WVXU-FM. Ebenezer Scrooge, who famously hates the holidays, undergoes a miraculous transformation when four ghosts visit him one fateful Christmas Eve. Until it is safe to bring back the full ensemble for the Playhouse’s annual production, we invite you to celebrate the spirit of the holidays from the comfort of your home with this imaginative audio on a classic tale!


Running Time

The show will run 60 minutes.


About the Artists

Bruce Cromer


Rick Andress

Audio Engineer

Matthew M. Nielson

Sound Designer


Make a Drink for the Show

Enliven your listening party with these specialty drink recipes from The Littlefield in Northside!

With Alcohol: Wassail

Alcohol Optional: Punch


Want a simpler solution? Enjoy The Littlefield's legendary Ginger Beer (Non-Alcoholic), now available in cans. Buy yours at The Littlefield today!


Color Together

Introducing six new coloring pages, inspired by scenes from our 2019 production of A Christmas Carol! Print all six or choose your favorites. It's a great activity for the kids, and is a perfect way to find zen for the adult coloring fans out there, too.


Play a Game

Use the time leading up to the radio show to play a Victorian-era parlor game with your family! Here are three classics to choose from that are mentioned in our annual production of A Christmas Carol. To view the instructions at a larger size, simply click on the game card you'd like to play and it will display in full-screen.


Get in the Groove

Listen to some Christmas carols to get into the holiday spirit! Check out these playlists on Spotify:


Get in the Giving Spirit

This holiday season, consider donating to these causes that are near and dear to the hearts of many:

Freestore Foodbank
Toys for Tots
The Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition
Broadway Cares, Equity Fights Aids

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