LA PLATA, Md. – The Port Tobacco Players present “A Christmas Carol in Washington” playing Nov. 23 through Dec. 16. 

A Christmas Carol in Washington is a world premier of an adaptation of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol written by one of PTP’s own, Kim Bessler.  It is a re-telling of the familiar tale of a miserly businessman and his ghostly encounters on Christmas Eve and his ultimate redemption.  The play has a local setting, depicting true history in Washington DC and Southern Maryland during the Great Depression. 

Seeing this play will be a wonderful way for you to join in on  the celebration of  PTP’s  70th anniversary! For more information, visit