Scrooge!

by  Leslie Bricusse

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy

In 1970, renowned writer-composer-lyricist Leslie Bricusse adapted the classic Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol, into the hit screen musical "Scrooge!"
Now available as a charming stage musical, Scrooge! has enjoyed a hugely successful tour of England and a season at London's Dominion Theatre starring the late Anthony Newly. Included are six new songs not performed in the film.

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  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Christmas/Holiday
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

In 1970, renowned writer-composer-lyricist Leslie Bricusse adapted the classic Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol, into the hit screen musical "Scrooge!"
Now available as a charming stage musical, Scrooge! has enjoyed a hugely successful tour of England and a season at London's Dominion Theatre starring the late Anthony Newley. Included are six new songs not performed in the film. Now this sure-fire audience pleaser is available in two versions: as a full-length musical and in a 55-minute adaptation that is ideal for small theatre groups and schools, where it can be performed as a short play or as part of a seasonal concert. Selected pieces from the most popular musical numbers are included in the shortened adaptation.
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Reviews

"If you liked Phantom of the Opera, just wait until you see Scrooge!" - Radio 3, Australia.

"Wonderful theatre" - Yorkshire Evening Post.
"Sensational . . . it was terrific." - BBC Radio 2.

Considerations

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American), 17th Century
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Song Samples

A Christmas Carol
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I Hate Christmas
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No Better Life
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Christmas Children
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I Hate Christmas (Reprise)
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Father Christmas
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Make The Most of This World
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It's Not My Fault
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December the Twenty-Fifth
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Happiness
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You...You
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It's Not My Fault (Reprise)
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I Like Life
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Entr'acte
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The Beautiful Day
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The Minister's Cat
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A Better Life
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Thank You Very Much
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I'll Begin Again
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Finale
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Sample Track SCROOGE Samphony
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children

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Rehearsal Resources

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Full Package

3 Piano/Vocal Scores
1 Bass
1 Horn
1 Trombone
1 Trumpet I
1 Trumpet II
1 Drums/Percussion
1 Keyboard I
1 Keyboard II
1 Keyboard III
30 Chorus Books

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