IN PERSON! Charles Dickens, Scrooge & "A Christmas Carol" on the Creutzburg Porch

Code: LH41001

Dates: December 3, 2020

Meets: 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $45.00

There are 4 openings remaining at this time.

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Charles Dickens was one of 19 th century England’s greatest and most popular novelists, and even in our own time he remains universally regarded as ‘The Man who Invented Christmas’. To many, his literary characters are as real today as the day they were written, especially Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim. Dickens’ own life was a true tale of rags-to-riches – from the shame and squalor of debt and humiliation in Victorian London to international literary success, wealth, and worldwide acclaim. His reality is reflected in the lives of his famous literary creations. So this holiday season, let’s sit by the ‘fireside bright’ as Dr. Covington becomes the ‘Master of Holiday Mirth’ himself.
Fee: $45.00

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Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated cultural historian and classically trained stage actor. He is the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies.  He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a show in true “that’s entertainment” style.  He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture performances. He has performed for many historical and cultural organizations and also served as a tour guide for houses on the historical register. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, www.PerformancesParExcellence.com. Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer.  His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!

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