The James Library Presents Actor J.T. Turner in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

J.T. Turner as Charles Dickens – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents actor J.T. Turner performing Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on Monday, December 10, 3 pm at 24 West Street, Norwell. The event’s sponsoring partners are The Estelle Mosher Memorial Fund and the Susan M. Decker Fund for Children’s Literacy.

Witness the classic tale of A Christmas Carol come beautifully to life as actor J.T. Turner portrays Charles Dickens and every single character from the story in this one-man show. Charles Dickens was famous for bringing his A Christmas Carol to life for audiences every year, and this version brings all the drama, comedy and redemption Dickens intended. The performance is recommended for ages eight through adult.

J.T. Turner is an award-winning professional actor, director and writer, with credits on stage, screen and audio. A member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity, Turner is also a historical re-enactor, touring theaters, museums, schools, libraries and churches in original shows. He is the founder and director of Moonlight Productions, a theater company dedicated to using theater as an outreach tool for children and teens, and Artistic Director of The Actors Company, a performing group that works with non-profits. Turner is also a professional lecturer, fight choreographer, circus ringmaster, and acting and public speaking coach.

Tickets to A Christmas Carol are $20 for adults, $10 for students, and a limited number of free tickets are available to seniors, courtesy of a grant from the Cordelia Family Foundation. For more information on free senior tickets or to purchase tickets, please call 781-659-7100, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the James Library & Center for the Arts

Since 1874, The James Library has served the South Shore community as a warm gathering place. Housed in a landmark Victorian in historical Norwell Center, The James is dedicated to serving the community by providing high-quality programs, resources and materials through a concert hall, art gallery and the operation of a free lending library. As an independent, non-profit arts center we foster a mission for the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts for residents of all ages on the South Shore, while preserving the historic character of our home. The James Library is located at 24 West Street, Norwell and is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 5 pm, and on Saturday from 10 to 2 pm. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.