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Christmas Carol 

A play combining shadow puppetry, acting, singing and violin music.

Featuring musician Hatch Hatchell.

The Charles Dickens' masterpiece "A Christmas Carol" is performed as a musical using shadow puppetry, singing, acting and live violin music. A stage production like nothing before with original live music and colorful large-scale shadows. 


Scrooge, a cranky old money lender in London is greedy and hated by all. One Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner Marley. Marley warns Scrooge that he will be visited by three ghosts who will show him the error of his ways.

Show Information

Written by Charles Dickens

Adapted for the stage by Daniel Wishes
Director and shadow art by Seri Yanai

Music by Hatch Hatchell

Sound Ken Takashio

Cast: Hatch Hatchell and the Mochinosha Puppet Company

Duration: 60 min
Target Age 4 years to adult

Hatch Hatchell


As a "leading man who lives life in a fun way", he has worked with several bands including Hatch Hatchell Beer All Stars, Hatch Hatchell Band, and Hatchell Limited Express Band.

With a cheerful smile and a powerful voice, he turns any location into a cheerful atmosphere with heart-trembling melodies and songs.

Until March 2021, he appeared regularly on NHK's television show "Musica Piccorino"

A fun and happy entertainer.

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