• FREE Previews (first Wednesday/Thursday performance)
   • $10 Opening Nights; $5 all other performances
Limit one ticket per UT student (with valid ID) for each production.
Simply stop by or call the Box Office Tuesday through Friday from Noon until 5 p.m. at (865) 974-5161. Tickets may be purchased at the door 45 minutes prior to curtain.


CBT MainStage

The story’s the same. But the production’s different!

This is a more intimate production which focuses on the language of Dickens, inventive theatricality, and the actions of the ensemble to move the story forward.


Behind Scenes Sunday - November 28 (following the 2pm matinee)
Deaf Night in the Theatre - December 1 (sold out)
Pay What You Can - December 1 (sold out)
Talk Back after Matinee - December 5 (following the 2pm matinee)
Open Captioned performances - December 12 and 18, matinee and evening (sold out)


L to R: David Brian Alley, Rachel Darden, Christine Sage, Davion T. Brown, Brady Moldrup, and Amberlin McCormick; by Kaylin Gess

L to R: Davion T. Brown, Brady Moldrup, Amberlin McCormick, Shinnerrie Jackson, David Brian Alley, Zachariah Lidstone, Christine Sage, and Rachel Darden; by Kaylin Gess

L to R: Amberlin McCormick, Davion T. Brown, Christine Sage, Michael Najman, Zachariah Lidstone, and Brady Moldrup; by Kaylin Gess

Davion T. Brown; by Kaylin Gess

Brady Moldrup and David Brian Alley; by Kaylin Gess

Shinnerrie Jackson; by Kaylin Gess

L to R: Christine Sage, Rachel Darden, Michael Najman, Brady Moldrup, David Brian Alley, Zachariah Lidstone, Davion T. Brown, and Amberlin McCormick; by Kaylin Gess



This production is 90 minutes with no intermission and employs the use of theatrical haze.

Health and Safety


  • For the safety of our staff, patrons, and especially our unmasked actors, and to comply with theatrical industry standards, we respectfully request that all patrons wear masks at all times while inside the Clarence Brown Theatre.
  • Performers: Will not be masked while onstage, but will be masked at all other times.
  • CBT Staff: Will be masked.
  • If you feel ill, please do not come to the CBT. Contact the Box Office for your options.


  • To ensure the comfort and safety of our patrons, artists, and staff, and based on guidance from the CDC and industry standards, we are limiting the number of seats available for each performance of A Christmas Carol to 50% of total capacity.

Because your health and safety is our top priority, we have made the determination to make A Christmas Carol general admission seating in order to ensure patron spacing. We have created designated seating blocks which you will be able to choose as you arrive in the theatreThis way, you can decide what seating works best for your party.

The day before your scheduled performance, we will email our most up-to-date COVID-19 guidelines. If you require accessible seating accommodations, please don’t hesitate to call us at (865) 974-5161.