During this season to be jolly, we are commonly entertained by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Here are some Dickensian tidbits that can be used to enlighten your theater companions during intermission at this year's presentation of A Christmas Carol (which, by the way, was first published 165 years ago, on December 19, 1843).
1. Dickens (1812-1870) put his pen to paper at an early age, submitting accounts of fires and other mishaps to the British Press starting at the age of 12. As a young man,... READ ON