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A Christmas Carol Play

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October 7, 1994 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man convicted of promoting a bogus theatrical production in the San Fernando Valley and bilking ticket buyers is again advertising an elaborate show, "A Christmas Carol," featuring such stage giants as Sir John Gielgud and Shirley Jones. But producer Kevin Von Feldt has yet to secure a crucial contract with the Actors' Equity Assn., the union that controls members' work in live productions, and Equity officials said this week they were extremely skeptical that the Nov.
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December 19, 1991 | WADE DANIELS and BEN SULLIVAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Sullivan is editor-in-chief and Daniels is managing editor of Prognosis, an English-language newspaper based in Prague.
"A Christmas Carol" may be a classic, but an Americanized stage version performed for the first time in Czechoslovakia, and in English by an international cast? What's more, the dinner theater event was produced by a fledgling theater group, yet cost about 2 1/2 weeks' wages for the average Czech.
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