A Christmas Carol 2023

A Christmas Carol

November 25 - December 23

Adapted by Niall McGinty from Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a timeless story about generosity, kindness, and the true spirit of the holidays and has been part of Gainesville’s beloved holiday traditions for many generations. This show of wonderment and joy is the perfect way to spend time with your loved ones for the holidays

Donate to Grace Marketplace and receive a free youth ticket

This holiday season, from November 25 to December 3, we have a special treat for families. When you generously donate 1-2 hygienic products (such as shampoo, soap, conditioner, razors, shaving cream, feminine care products, etc.) or make a donation (mention Hippodrome in the notes) to support GRACE Marketplace at the Hippodrome, you’ll receive a complimentary child/youth ticket with the purchase of one adult ticket for “A Christmas Carol.” To take advantage of this offer, please call the box office at (352) 375-4477 to make your purchase.
Or online here (online instructions: pick your adult ticket and seat, then choose the youth ticket option and pick the seat – add to cart) 

A Christmas Carol

On Mainstage November 25 – December 23

Saturday, December 2 at 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 2 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 at 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 10 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 16 at 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 16 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 17 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 pm
Thursday, December 21 at 2:00 pm
Friday, December 22 at 1:00 pm
Friday, December 22 at 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 23 at 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 23 at 4:00 pm

Historic Buildings come with Historic Challenges.

The Hippodrome’s historic elevator will not be available during the run of our holiday shows. If this impacts your ability to see the show, please contact the box office to arrange the best accommodations. Contact us at boxoffice@thehipp.org or 352-375-4477. Box Office is open Wed-Sun from 12 to 5 or the latest show time.

Hippodrome Gainesville FLORIDA

Originally commissioned and produced by Hippodrome Theatre, Gainesville, Florida
Stephanie Lynge, Artistic Director
Nicole Daenzer, Managing Director

Contact the Box Office (352 375 4477) or email boxoffice@thehipp.org) for Accessible Seating 

Parking and Safety Protocols


The A Christmas Carol in the News

Christmas past, present and future: The Hippodrome’s holiday season
‘A Christmas Carol,’‘The Ultimate Christmas Show’ connect generations of actors – By Bonny Matejowsky – December 3, 2023 – The Alligator

Hippodrome Theatre Christmas plays to premiere Thanksgiving weekend – By Staff Reporter – November 20, 2023 – Mainstreet Daily News

What plays are onstage in Gainesville for the holiday season? Here’s your guide – By Ron Cunningham – November 14, 2023 – Gainesville Sun | USA TODAY NETWORK


Picture Gallery

Pictures by Michael A. Eaddy

Opening Night