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A Christmas Carol: The Musical Set to Open November 24

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Second Street Players will present “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” this year

Second Street Players is delighted to present the joyful family production, A” Christmas Carol: The Musical”, at the Riverfront Theater in Milford.

Performances will take place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, November 24, 25, 26 and December 1, 2, 3, 2023. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 PM; Sunday matinees begin at 2 PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $24 for seniors, students, and members.

“A Christmas Carol: The Musical” provides a wonderfully fresh look at Charles Dickens’ unforgettable classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghostly visits he receives one Christmas Eve. Music and lyrics are provided by Broadway veterans Alan Menken (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once on This Island). The book was written by Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent. Originally produced at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City, this beloved Christmas tale of redemption and hope is sure to provide a festive afternoon or evening of entertainment for the whole family!

Ebenezer Scrooge is portrayed by Chuck Rafferty. The musical’s ensemble cast includes Abigail Aleman, Haley Atallian, Francisco Brizuela, Melissa Brown, Angelina Chituck, Marcie Clark, Allyson Crane, Colby Crawford, Halie Davis, Mickenzie Davis, Jakob Faulkner, Karen Fitzpatrick, Ben Foust, Cheryl Graves, Minor Hardin, Cam Harris, Len Hodges-Goettl, Lori Ann Johnson, Dulcena Kemmerlin, Kendall Lynch, Levi Marine, Ashlynn McDevitt, Susan Newark, Ralph Peluso, Charli Rhine, Parker Rhine, Benjamin Rose, Xavier Ruark, Lorenzo Skye, Cheyanne Story, Pamella A. Taylor, Justin Truitt, Lily Truitt, and Dana Willens.

Directed by John H. Hulse, the production team includes Ann Nichols, producer; Diane Trautman, musical director; Julianna Markel, choreographer; Steve Manuel, assistant director; Dawn Nickerson, stage manager and set artist; Len Willens, stage manager and show photographer; Lezlie Eustis, Alan Lane, and Alex Shaw, lights and sound; Heather Marine, assistant to the directors; Julie Gleason, Lorraine Leavel, Carol Torrey, costumes; Becky Craft, special FX makeup; Donna Flomp, Janice Hall, props; and Ed O’Connor, set design and construction.

To purchase tickets or learn more, please go to www.secondstreetplayers.com. Patrons who have questions or need assistance with the ticketing website may email [email protected] or leave a message at 302-422-0220.

“A Christmas Carol: The Musical” is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

Second Street Players values diversity and inclusion in casting and in all other areas of production. Productions are supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com.

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