The Cricket on the Hearth Buy Tickets 

Performed by Carol WeaklandOhio

Wed 9/27 7:30pm

drama, 58 min.

Dickens’ beloved tale focuses on a fairy, or guardian angel, who safeguards her charges on Christmas Eve. When Dot Perrybingle is accused of betraying her husband with a mysterious stranger, the cricket intercedes on her behalf. Will the cricket’s intervention be strong enough to save Dot’s marriage? What of the stranger? What haunted secrets will be revealed on Christmas morn? Playwright: Carol Weakland. Lights and Sound: Laura Peterson. Show image by Keith Alton. Recommended for: teenagers, adults, theatre community. Links: artist, video.

2017 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 8th season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $35 (plus a $2.25 Theatre Restoration Charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.