A one-man 'A Christmas Carol' fills theater need in pandemic
FILE - Jefferson Mays arrives at the "I Am the Night" FYC event in Los Angeles on May 9, 2019. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – What does the theater community desperately need during a time of social distancing? Tickets purchased via the show's website will automatically benefit local community theaters based on the ZIP code the user enters. It was his introduction to the theater, and he and his family would read it every year. “They need help now.”Partner theaters include Actors’ Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Sankofa Collective, South Coast Repertory, Springfield Contemporary Theatre, Theatre Tallahassee, and Vermont Stage.