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Baltimore-area theaters put their twist on 'A Christmas Carol'

Baltimore-area theaters put their twist on 'A Christmas Carol'

Only the incurably humbug-prone would bemoan the plentiful adaptations of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” lighting up theaters this season in the Baltimore-Annapolis area.

For whatever reason, there will be a few more opportunities this year to watch “squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old” Scrooge (as Dickens describes him) get his comeuppance from ghosts of Christmases past, present and to come. And, of course, a few more opportunities to hear Tiny Tim, who, when all turns out right at the end, delivers those heart-tugging words — well, you know.

Here’s a look at just a few of the productions that will bring the 1843 Dickens novella to the...

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