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A Christmas Carol - The Musical
Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Book by Mike Ockrent & Lynn Ahrens
Based on the story by Charles Dickens
Cast
Kathleen Alvania
Gene Bates
Savannah Britt
Bob Chaves
Roberta Chaves
Elijah Clark
Linda Eisel
Angelica Fallin-Totten
Paige Farrington-Himes
Susan-Lisa Gvinter
Thomas Harton
Sophia Houdaigui
Anne Kanter
Gordon Keifer
Sydney Kirwan
Isabelle Lavin
Angelena LeBlanc
Joe LeBlanc
Brian Lingenfelter
Robyn Martinez
Kevin McCormack
Karl Meier
Kate Meier
Paul Neiswander
Stephanie Pencek
Mitchie Perry
Andrew Rampy
David Rampy
Laura Schier
Erin Steenson
Alex Stone
Brent Stone
Marcia Tatum
Mia Uitz
Bill Walker
Brentan Walter
Kathleen Walter
Mary Kate Watson
Thomas Wilson
Janice Zucker
 
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Fri Dec 12,Sat Dec13, Thu Dec 18, Fri Dec 19, and Sat Dec 20 at 8
*Sun Dec 14 & *Sat 20 at 2
at the Alden Theatre Dec 12, 2008 - Dec 20, 2008
Producer: Linda Stone
Director: Barbara D. Carpenter
Technical Director: Bob Zeigler
Music Director: Beth Atkins
Choreographer: Kathleen McCormack , Pamela McCormack
Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International  

This version of A Christmas Carol opened in December 1994 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The creative team behind the show’s success included Lynn Ahrens and Alan Menken, with choreography by Susan Stroman. This rendition of the show received Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for best musical, and became an immediate staple of New York’s holiday tradition, warmly received by audiences for 8 seasons.

From Showbiz radio:
Director Barbara Carpenter’s vision of a non-traditional telling of the traditional story helped keep the production interesting even to those who have seen A Christmas Carol several times.

See a short slide show on You Tube

A Christmas Carol is a Victorian morality tale of an old and bitter miser who undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of one night. Mr. Scrooge is a financier/money-changer who has devoted his life to the accumulation of wealth. He holds anything other than money in contempt, including friendship, love and the Christmas season.

Author Charles Dickens’ contemporaries noted that the story’s popularity played a critical role in redefining the importance of Christmas and the major sentiments associated with the holiday. MCP’s production is sure to warm hearts and be an important part of this holiday season!


MCP is grateful for the generous support of:
McLean Community Foundation Arts Council of Fairfax County  

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