'Scrooge the Musical' Opens December 4
November 10, 2008
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will continue its Mainstage Season with “Scrooge…the Musical,” a musical adaptation of the holiday favorite, “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens. The book, music, and lyrics are by Leslie Bricusse.
Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4, 5, and 6 and at 2 p.m. on December 7. Ticket prices are $20 for platinum seating, $15 for orchestra, $12 for parterre, and $10 for balcony seating.
This is a delightful musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’s novel. This timeless heart-warming tale once again returns for the holidays, only this time it is set to music. Cold-souled Ebenezer Scrooge learns to embrace the “true Christmas spirit” and that mankind must help one another as he survives a series of revelations by the ghosts of past, present and future.
Folks might not have had much to sing about in 1840s England, but this musical will make you believe otherwise. This holiday favorite is fun for the whole family.
The performances are held in the Bezemes Family Theatre, located in new J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2300 West Clay Street, St. Charles, Mo., 63301.
For reservations, contact the Lindenwood Box Office at 636-949-4433. Group rates are available.
The director of the production is Larry Quiggins. The musical director is Pam Grooms. The set designer is Donnell Walsh. The lighting design is by Tim Poertner. The costume designer is Donna Northcott. The production manager is Michael Kantz.
The cast includes Peter Colombatto, Adam Loyd, Devon Norris, Sarah Porter, Robert Mitchell, Tara Rispin, Maggie Murphy, Michael Dowdy, Jimmy Flint-Smith, Jimmy Krawczyk, Emily Heitmeyer, and James Quiggins.
For more information, contact Ted Gregory, director of theatre, 636-949-4966, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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