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).

Larry Yando returns for his 14th year as Ebenezer Scrooge—with Allen Gilmore stepping into the miserly businessman’s shoes for nine performances! View schedule below.

Scrooge Actor Schedule
  • Allen Gilmore will be playing the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the following performances:

    Dec. 5 (6:30pm)
    Dec. 7 (7pm)
    Dec. 12 (6:30pm)
    Dec. 14 (7pm)
    Dec. 16 (2pm)
    Dec. 19 (6:30pm)
    Dec. 26 (2pm)
    Dec. 26 (6:30pm)
    Dec. 29 (2pm)

    Larry Yando will be performing the role of Scrooge for all other performances.

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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Priority Tickets go on sale August 6 at 10am. 


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


Allen Gilmore plays the role of Scrooge for the following performances: 12/5 @ 6:30pm, 12/7 @ 7pm, 12/12 @6:30pm, 12/14 @ 7pm, 12/16 @ 2pm, 12/19 @ 6:30pm, 12/26 @ 2pm, 12/26 @ 6:30pm and 12/29 @ 2pm. 

Larry Yando will be performing the role of Scrooge for all other performances.