A CHRISTMAS CAROL – The Musical by Bernard J Taylor

£6.00

The ever-popular Christmas story has been adapted for a cast that can be as few as 12 or can be expanded to accommodate larger casts. It combines the ghost of Marley with the Ghost of Future Past and requires only one child performer as Tiny Tim (though additional children can be added). It combines new songs with traditional songs, hymns and carols and has a total of 20 songs.It combines traditional songs (such as “All Through the Night”) with original songs. The other two ghosts can be played by women or men. High quality backing tracks are available, as well as orchestrations for a pit band of 6 to 10.

Description

CHARACTERS

Ebenezer Scrooge

Jacob Marley’s Ghost (also the Ghost of Christmas Past)

Fred Holloway (Scrooge’s Nephew)

Ghost of Fanny (Scrooge’s Dead Sister)

The Ghost of the Future

The Ghost of the Present

Bob Cratchit (Scrooge’s employee)

Mrs Crachit (Bob Cratchit’s wife)

Tiny Tim (Bob Cratchit’s handicapped son)

CHORUS – Minimum of 6 – But Ghosts can double as chorus members

MINIMUM CAST: 12 -15

NOTE: This version was designed for staging with a minimum cast. However, additional characters (like Bob Cratchit’s other children in the original novella) can be added at the discretion of the producer/director.

 

MUSIC – FULL SCORE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

 

MEDIA

Please listen to some examples of the music – CLICK ON THE SONG TITLES BELOW

IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME

THE MEANEST MAN ON EARTH

I HAVE NO TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 100 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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