Now licensing into Order the Original Cast Album now! They take him on a tour of his past, present, and future in order to change the man he is into the man he must become. The lushly orchestrated Broadway-style score by Steve Parsons and witty lyrics by John Popa breathe new life into the beloved tale. This brand new adaptation is even more epic, magical, and joyous than the story of Christmas redemption you thought you knew. Scrooge dismisses them as sternly as he did Fred, leaving him alone in the office with his clerk Bob Cratchit.
Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated "Bah! Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful "Happy Christmas" before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him. MTI is pleased to provide the pre-approved rental materials of select songs for your symphonic concert performance. Please email concerts mtishows. Estimate the approximate cost of your licensing fees by providing a few details about your production.
Concert Selections for A Christmas Carol (Broadway Version)
Look back at our favorite moments throughout the year, from award shows to up-close shots of celebrities. See the gallery. Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption. My family and I watched this latest version of the Dickens classic and were all totally entertained. I thought the songs were excellent and performed very well by actors who can actually sing.
The musical is based on Charles Dickens ' novella of the same name. A Christmas Carol premiered on December 1, Harrington , and musical direction by Paul Gemignani. Walter Charles played Ebenezer Scrooge. The concert production was again at the Lyceum on December 11 and 18, , with Lindsay returning to the role of Scrooge. Long Runs: Gail Pennington appeared all 10 years in the Ensemble Paul Kandel appeared as the Ghost of Jacob Marley for 9 consecutive years, the longest any cast member appeared in one speaking role. In later productions the two numbers are combined as "Jolly Good Time. The visit of the ghost of Jacob Marley "Link By Link" , features a half-dozen singing, dancing spirits presented with various levels of makeup and special effects.