Dickens, Christmas & Victoria Mansion – A Festive Evening in Portland
Charles Dickens' rejuvenated old Christmas traditions with his classic A Christmas Carol and is considered by many as the father of Christmas. A wonderful performance by Victoria Mansion trustee and Dickens' enthusiast Carlene Magno and Andrew Harris of Deertrees Theater will take place at Victoria Mansion in Portland for a night of history and entertainment about one of the world’s most beloved authors. The emphasis of the evening will be on Dickens’ life experiences and how they influenced his writings as well as how his writings influenced readers around the world. Actor Andrew Harris will perform from Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, Saturday, December 21st at 6:00 p.m. Wassail, Christmas cookies and other refreshments will be served at a reception following the performance.