Nov 20 - Dec 31, 2021 in Goodman's Albert Theatre

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) is back Home for the Holidays in its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide.

Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two million theatergoers. “Topnotch performances, spirited song-and-dance numbers” (Newcity), “amazing sets, gorgeous costumes and eye-popping effects” (Chicago Reader) bring to life "the best Christmas story ever told” (Time Out Chicago).

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  • A Christmas Carol is appropriate for ages 6 and up. The production contains loud noises, bright lights, and images that may frighten very young children. For more information contact the box office at 312.443.3800

Please note: Proof of full vaccination with an FDA or WHO-authorized vaccine is required for all guests over 12 and a recent negative test must be presented for children under 12. Patrons must wear face coverings at all times while inside Goodman Theatre. Learn more

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A Home for Joy

We are proud to welcome 1,400 first responders, frontline workers, and other local charitable organizations to experience the magic and joy of A Christmas Carol. Your gift today will help us share our home for joy this holiday season.


Contact the box office at 312.443.3800 (12noon - 5pm, daily).

Group discounts for 15+ available for select performances. Email for details.

  • Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens Playwright

  • Jessica Thebus

    Jessica Thebus Director

  • Larry Yando

    Larry Yando Ebenezer Scrooge


Join us for any of the following enhanced & accessible performances.

Questions? Please contact 312.443.3800 (voice), 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD) or email

Touch Tour and Audio Described performanceTouch Tour* and Audio-Described Performance
Saturday, December 11
12:30pm Touch Tour & 2pm Performance

American Sign Language Interpreted PerformanceAmerican Sign Language-Interpreted Performance
Friday, December 17 at 7:30pm

Open Caption Performance Open-Captioned Performance
Sunday, December 19 at 2pm

Spanish Caption Spanish Captioned Performance
Sunday, December 19 at 6:30pm

Sensory Friendly Performance
Sunday, December 26 at 2pm

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*Touch Tours for the 2021/2022 Season will not have access to the stage due to current health and safety protocols, but will feature alternate pre-show sensory introductions.