An Adobe Christmas Carol

Saturday Dec 14, 2019

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9813 Fourth Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114-2121

Phone: 898-9222
Website: Click to Visit

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In this poignant adaptation of Dickens’ classic tale, a group of homeless people, looking around in hopes of finding food and warmth on Christmas Eve, come across a copy of A Christmas Carol.

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Albuquerque homelessness and An Adobe Christmas Carol

Playwright Pete Parkin at the Adobe Theater.
Photo by Clarke Condé
If art has a role in finding solutions to the problem of homelessness, its most useful tool may be offering perspective. Playwright Pete Parkin has adapted the Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, cast it with actors playing the homeless and set it in Albuquerque circa 2019 to do just that.

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