Charles Dickens is the author of the famous tale "A Christmas Carol". What you may not know was that he often used friends to help work out details for his stories. Stagecoach Theatre will present a unique version of the classic tale with Dickens as the narrator and he explains how the characters were developed. This is family friendly and opens this weekend at the theater located off Orchard and Emerald in the Boise area. Call the box office at 342-2000 to get your tickets in advance as there is limited seating.