"'It's like, you can't be brave if you're not scared,' said Childs. 'You can't be funny if you're not a little sad.'" -WHYY (read the full feature) "'The Carols' adds a little humor to the classic Dickens tale" -Metro (read the full feature) "'Hilarious holiday fare" -Philadelphia Inquirer (read the full review) "'The writers and star of 1812’s new holiday show talk about their creative process, and the healing power of theater." -Philadelphia Magazine (read the full feature) "A new musical called 'The Carols,' set during World War II, is the sugar plum of this season's holiday shows. It's written and directed by Jennifer Childs, the head of 1812 Productions, and I hope the company finds ways to push it out into the larger world. For artistic directors (and audiences) in search of new holiday entertainment, 'The Carols' is a sure shot." -WHYY (read the full review) "The Carols is a Nostalgic Look at Christmas Past" -Broadway World (read the full review) "Jennifer Childs and Monica Stephenson Bring Holiday Cheer to Philadelphia with ‘The Carols’" -DC Metro Theatre Arts (read the full feature) "We discuss the position of women in the mid 40’s and today. We even get a sample of harmony from the sisters..." -Rep Radio (listen to the full feature)

Performance Location:

Plays & Players Theatre

1714 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


1812 Productions Administrative Office:

2329 S. 3rd St.  Philadelphia PA 19148

PH: 215.592.9560

1812 Productions is dedicated to creating theatrical works of comedy and comedic works of theater that explore and celebrate our sense of community, our history, and our humanity.