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Imaginative ‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to the Cygnet stage

Christmas has arrived with a healthy dose of classic cheer (and a roasted turkey twice the size of Tiny Tim!) as the annual remount of A Christmas Carol returns to the Cygnet stage through Christmas Eve.

Written by multi-hyphenate Sean Murray (who also directs and stars in this production) and with a score by Billy Thompson, this Cygnet adaptation has been a mainstay of the Old Town Theatre stage for 11 years. Based on the 1843 beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol tells the tale of miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge, a series of haunts by ghostly apparitions, and his subsequent redemption on Christmas Day. And, while this version remains faithful to the original novella and Victorian styling, there is an ingenuity of its execution that cannot be overstated.


The Cratchit family sits together at a table while Scrooge and The Ghost of Christmas Present look on.
Cast of A Christmas Carol. Photo by Karli Cadel Photography.


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