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Scrooge!

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.

  • Duration
    Duration
    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature), Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Christmas/Holiday
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
Licence details
  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

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Summary
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.
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children
  • Time Period Victorian (British and American), 17th Century
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Duration 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Media

"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.

ON BREAKING CHARACTER

19 Holiday Shows for 2019
by Jim Colleran
August 14, 2019

Music

Song Samples

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

Materials

Music Rentals

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1 Piano-Vocal
15 Vocal Books

1 Bass
1 Horn
1 Trombone
1 Trumpet 1
1 Trumpet 2
1 Drums/Percussion
1 Keyboard 1
1 Keyboard 2
1 Keyboard 3

Performance Tracks Available (Additional Fee)
1 Piano-Vocal
15 Vocal Books

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Authors

Leslie Bricusse

Leslie Bricusse is a writer/composer/lyricist who has contributed to many musical films and plays during his long, award-winning career.

He was born in London and educated at University College School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. At Cambridge, he was president ...

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