I saw a version of A Christmas Carol off-broadway (I live within 15 minutes of New York City, so I get in rather often) I was a one man performance by Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard of Star Trek) where he played every character in the production. I was really taken back by it all, I didn't think I was going to be able to follow one man playing some many rolls but he was FANTASTIC.
He may be the best Ebenezer Scrooge I have seen on TV or the Stage. ( he also was in a movie version of A Christmas Carol which was excellent as well )
"I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys." ~Charles Dickens