"Ebony Scrooge" at Harold Washington Cultural Center on December 13–22 (Up to 60% Off)

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Reimagining of Charles Dickens's classic tale stars a stingy restaurateur whose heart softens after three ghostly visits

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Expiration varies. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Harold Washington Cultural Center. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Harold Washington Cultural Center's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $20 for two tickets to see D.M. Larson's Ebony Scrooge (up to $50 value)
  • Where: Harold Washington Cultural Center
  • Section: general admission
  • Door time: one hour before showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.

Ebony Scrooge

To meditate on the spirit of the holidays and the possible need for real-life Ghostbusters, The Harold Washington Cultural Center revisits Charles Dickens's supernatural classic, A Christmas Carol, swapping old Ebenezer for Ebony. Although the misanthrope carries forward the Scroogian greed and humbug, she updates the details: instead of an unfair money lender, Ebony is an unfair restaurateur. Her nephew, Francis, tries to restore her sense of hope and generosity, but is utterly unsuccessful. Then, during the night of Christmas Eve, the ghost of her former business partner pays her a visit, heralding the apparitions of Christmases past, present, and future that might be the only thing capable of softening Ebony's heart.

Harold Washington Cultural Center

Named in honor of Chicago’s first African-American mayor, the Harold Washington Cultural Center hosts theatrical and musical events that echo the center’s mission of African-American cultural preservation. In addition to its entertainment, the center performs community outreach each year to serve more than 45,000 youth through arts programs, teen summits, and special events.

Harold Washington Cultural Center

Named in honor of Chicago’s first African-American mayor, the Harold Washington Cultural Center hosts theatrical and musical events that echo the center’s mission of African-American cultural preservation. This event helps celebrate the10-year commemorative anniversary for the Harold Washington Cultural Center. In addition to its entertainment, the center performs community outreach each year to serve more than 45,000 youth through arts programs, teen summits, and special events.


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    Harold Washington Cultural Center

    4701 S King Dr.

    Chicago, Illinois 60615

    773-924-5156

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