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'A Christmas Carol

A Little Musical Ghost Story' puts a twist on the classic


Last updated 12/14/2017 at 5:47pm

Ken Jacques

Caroling by cast members of "A Christmas Carol" at Cygnet Theatre.

Yeah, just when you think "Oh no, not another version of 'A Christmas Carole'" along comes Cygnet Theatre doing a change up on a classic Dicken's tale. It is fresh and fun-tastic!

Hurray for them. And lucky us! 'Cause for one thing, it is a musical. And second, there is a piano player on stage. Musical director Patrick Marion is visible throughout. In addition to his masterful musicology, he inserts a bit of whimsy along the way to London on Christmas Eve, 1843.

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