January 1, 1955
A Christmas Carol
Composer:Virginia Hagemann
Librettist:Virginia Hagemann
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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:50

Number of Acts
2

Vocal & Musical Forces
2 Sopranos, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, 2 Baritones, Bass Baritone, Actor, 3 Children, dancer 6 supers & optional children's chorus 1121/1000/2perc/pf.hp/str [or 2vn.va.vc.db]

Original Cast
Frederick Burchinal (Ebenezer Scrooge); Bob Besserer (Spirit of Christmas); Claudette Peterson (Caroller/Fan/Liza Fezziwig/Belinda Cratchit/Starving woman/Lucy); Kathryn Montgomery (Belle Fezziwig/Martha Cratchit/Laundress/Rosie); Carolyne James (Caroller/Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Cratchit/Charwoman/Aunt Louise); Jerold Norman (Bob Cratchit/Mr. Dorrit/Man) with Snuff Box, Howard Bender as Fred/Ben/Man with Red Face, Robert Randolph as Portly Gentleman/Mr. Fezziwig/Fat Man/Topper, Howard Scammon as Marley’s Ghost/Mr. Gabriel Grubb/Joe/Great-Aunt Ermintrude, James Barlett as Tiny Tim, Mark Evans as Boy Scrooge/Waif, Penelope Mihalap as Paper Boy/Dick/An Orphan, Mary Seddon Brinkley as Caroller/Harriet Cratchit, Timothy Shaffer as Caroller/Peter Cratchit/Bertie, Mary Katherine Perry as Mollie Fezziwig/Waif/Vickie


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