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By AML Publisher
Photos courtesy of Belle Vie Photography

A beloved Bucks County holiday tradition returns as Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great grandson of famed author Charles Dickens, performs his one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” at Byers’ Choice.

A beloved Bucks County holiday tradition returns as Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great grandson of famed author Charles Dickens, performs his one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” at Byers’ Choice.

It will be a Dickens of a weekend at Byers’ Choice Ltd. when Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great grandson of famed author Charles Dickens, captures audiences as he performs his one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” from December 11th and December 12th.

The fast-paced performance will take place inside the Byers’ Choice workshop at in Chalfont, Pa. Playing the roles of all 26 characters, Dickens will entertain the audience will his ancestor’s beloved holiday tale. This 75-minute show brings the original story to life and reminds us all of the true meaning of Christmas.

Show times at Byers’ Choice are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12. Tickets are $18 each and can be purchased online at www.byerschoice.com or by calling 215-822-6700. Seating is limited and previous performances have sold out. Interested guests are encouraged to reserve seats early.

In addition to his visit to Byers’ Choice, Dickens will be touring the East Coast from Thanksgiving weekend through December 14, taking him from New England through Virginia. Other Philly-area stops include Bethlehem, Pa (Dec. 13) and Burlington, NJ (Dec. 14).

While attending “A Christmas Carol,” guests are welcome to explore the Byers’ Choice Visitor Center, which pays homage to Dickensian England as gas lanterns and cobblestone streets pave the way through a life-size recreation of an olde London street scene.

Visitors can try Victorian clothing on for size, write a letter to Santa and examine elaborate holiday displays and dioramas with hundreds of the famous Byers’ Choice Carolers and Kindles. A wide selection of Carolers and other Byers’ Choice Christmas items can also be purchased in the Gift Emporium.

“Hosting performances of “A Christmas Carol” is a natural fit for us as we gear up for the holiday season,” said Joyce Byers, Founder, Designer and Mom of Byers’ Choice. “Gerald’s performance truly brings each character to life and is entertaining for the entire family.”

About Byers Choice

Byers Choice LTD. Christmas Museum & Gift Emporium is located at: 4355 County Line Road in Chalfont, PA. Open Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.ml Sunday, Noon until 5:00 p.m.; Closed major holidays. FREE ADMISSION. For more information, please call 215-822-6700 or email Customer Service: support@byerschoice.com.

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1 Comments For This Post

  1. Sarah Hunting Says:

    He does a great job acting out this play especially remembering all 26 characters lines. Such a great show I recommend getting tickets before they sell out. Keep up the great work Gerald.

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