DC Theatre Scene: An Irish Carol

An Irish Carol is a tale of Christmas redemption that tastes not of sugar cookies and eggnog, but salted peanuts and shots of Jameson. The spirits here are of the earthbound, liquid variety instead of spectral tour guides from beyond but they prove to be ever as potent and revelatory for Dublin pub owner David.

If this Irish modernized, Irish twist on Ebenezer Scrooge’s wild night rings with familiarity then you might have already stumbled into David’s public house. Keegan Theatre’s holiday tradition since 2011, An Irish Carol is now celebrating its fifth anniversary and the first in the newly renovated and expanded space on Church Street.

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