A Child's Christmas in Wales

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Irish Repertory Theatre presents a musical celebration of Dylan Thomas's A Child's Christmas in Wales, adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore.

(Photos by Carol Rosegg​)

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Running time: 
1hr 15mins (no intermission)
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About A Child's Christmas in Wales:

Experience a joyous musical celebration of Dylan Thomas’s iconic story, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, the “never to be forgotten day at the end of the unremembered year,” when songs are sung, cakes and sweets are abundant, and the frozen city parks are laden with mysteries and adventures for wild boys and girls to explore. This favorite Irish Rep tradition features both classic and contemporary Christmas music interwoven with Thomas’s story of a snowy Christmas Day in Wales.

Dylan Thomas, adapted by Charlotte Moore
Irish Repertory Theatre
Charlotte Moore
Michael Gottlieb
James Morgan
Barbara A. Bell
Cast list:
Nicholas Barasch, Dewey Caddell, Margaret Dudasik, Polly McKie, Naomi Louisa O’Connell, and Ashley Robinson
Other info:
Musical Direction by John Bell
A Child's Christmas in Wales Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
November 28, 2018
Opening date: 
December 3, 2018
December 30, 2018

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Irish Repertory Theatre

132 West 22nd Street New York, NY 10011
Nearest subway station:
23rd Street stations

Our A Child's Christmas in Wales Review

I grew up on Dylan Thomas - his poetry, his troubled life, the music of his lilting voice on an old recording of Under Milkwood. In much of his work, Thomas focused his gaze back in time to an idealized childhood, when life was less complicated. In A Child's Christmas in Wales, his paean to that “never to be forgotten day at the end of the unremembered year," Thomas weaves evocative text into... Read more