In a spunky take on the Dickens classic, the story of Scrooge's redemption is set in the exciting, ragtime world of New York, circa 1911. Evelyn Scrooge runs her sweatshop with an iron fist but slowly opens her heart as she is visited by a Yiddish-spouting Ghost of Christmas Past and a gospel-wailing Ghost of Christmas Present. The score, which includes work by Victor Herbert and George M. Cohan, brings the age old Christmas story to life with rousing production numbers set to familiar songs from "Hello, My Baby" to "The Streets of New York." Wildly funny and deeply moving, The Christmas Carol Rag brings a new twist to an old chestnut.
- Musical Comedy
- 90 - 100 minutes
- 6 f, 3 m (9-15 actors possible: 6-11 f, 3-5 m)
- Set: Unit set to suggest many locations in ragtime New York.
- Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-555-1
- 10 librettos (the book and lyrics)
- 10 piano/vocal score
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