"A Christmas Carol"

Time & Date

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace890 Commonwealth AvenueBoston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Ticket Price


On December 2, 1867, Charles Dickens began his first American reading tour of "A Christmas Carol" in Boston. Since 2002, WBUR has hosted a reading of this timeless holiday tale at the Omni Parker House, the historic site of Dickens’ first performance.
This year, our tradition will continue at CitySpace with a reading by your favorite WBUR hosts and reporters: Meghna Chakrabarti, Tiziana Dearing, Ben Brock Johnson, Darryl C. Murphy and Robin Young with musical performances by a cappella carol singers.

Celebrate the 21st anniversary of this annual event and support the women of Rosie's Place with your ticket purchase. Founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in the United States, Rosie's Place provides a safe and nurturing environment to help poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives.

Complimentary cookies and hot cocoa will be served to attendees during intermission.

This event is made possible with support from Sincere Foundation.

Sincere Foundation supports Massachusetts organizations that provide food security, housing stability, and safe spaces. We envision a future where everyone has the opportunity to celebrate, recognize milestones, and honor memories.

This event is made possible with support from Bearly Read Books.

Located on route 20 in Sudbury, Bearly Read Books offers antiquarian, rare and used books with an extensive selection of signed and collectible books.

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