Drama with Music. Book and lyrics by Tom Smith and music by Roger Butterley, based on the book by Charles Dickens. 90-100 minutes. 5+ males, 5+ females (10-35+ performers possible). Suitable for high school and older performers, and elementary school and older audiences.
First produced by American Southwest Theatre Company (Las Cruces, NM). Also available in a one-act version.
An enchanting adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemption from a life of greed and sadness. When four ghosts visit Scrooge, he is forced to look at his life—past, present and future—and witness the effect he has on others. A "play with music," the script includes four songs.