A Dickens Carol re-imagines the story of Scrooge from Dickens’ point of view. It’s 1842 Victorian London, and Dickens has become embittered toward life. In a way, he has become a bit of a Scrooge, a character he has yet to even create! But on a cold Christmas Eve, his fortunes take a turn when a train crash sends Dickens into the icy Kent river. There, he is visited by three spirits who lead him on a journey that transforms his life and inspires him to write his most celebrated work ever. Learn More
It is Christmas Eve and everyone in London is finding merriment in the season except for the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge. This musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale strips the story down to its essence while adding 17 songs that speak to the heart and to the holidays. It follows the transformation of a man of business into a person who truly understands that mankind is his one and only business. Learn More
In this adaptation of the classic film, George Bailey stands on a bridge contemplating suicide on Christmas Eve. A guardian angel intervenes and helps him realize how many lives he has touched, how many people he has helpedand that he has been a success, after all. Learn More
The original Dickens story is all here in this familiar tale told as a radio drama onstage, complete with sound effects and music cues, minimal costuming and a simple set. The storyteller begins, transforming into the mean and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge as he speaks. Throughout, the storyteller remains in the Scrooge characterization as the other actors narrate in their natural voices while assuming new voices and dialects, becoming every character in the tale.
Set in the 1940s, this musical based on the holiday movie classic follows 9-year-old Ralphie and his quest for the perfect Christmas gift—a Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Rebuffed at every turn with a similar echoing response, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun. Learn More
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3m., 3w., doubling possible, extras as desired.
A teenage inventor, the only son of Santa Claus, is reluctant to take over the family business. Junior puts more faith in his technological inventions than in good old-fashioned Christmas magic, much to the chagrin of his father. But, when a sudden drop in Christmas spirit renders Santa incapable of making the great ride, Junior must take the reins and learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day. Learn More
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10 to 20m., 8 to 13w., extras as needed.
With a beautiful new score, the characters come to life as never before, from a larger-than-life Ghost of Marley to a heartbreaking Tiny Tim. Laugh along with Scrooge's comical and bitter domestic servants and revel in Belle's poignant love song. Join Scrooge and his three spirit guides on a favorite holiday journey, and send the audience home singing! Learn More
There is no need to recount the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemptive discovery of the true Christmas spirit. It is as familiar to us as Santa Claus himself. This musical adaptation is intended as a means of chasing away the "humbugs" and saying, as only theatre can, "God bless us, everyone!" Learn More
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3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.
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On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a ragged little girl, Lizzie, is huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone. When her Gran brings her a gift of "waking dreams" that help her imagine what might be, Lizzie goes into the grand house and offers a unique gift to the family inside. Encouraged by her friends, Lizzie recognizes her own beauty and realizes that without our dreams for the future, we are without hope. Learn More