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Scrooge can be seen in shorter play


Last updated 12/12/2019 at 7:42pm

Jacque Wilke, left, plays Ghost of Christmas Past and Robert Joy is Ebenezer Scrooge in "Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show" which runs through Dec. 29 at The Old Globe.

Special to The Village News

Considered the greatest novelist of his era, Charles Dickens penned and published "A Christmas Carole" in 1843. It has been considered a Christmas classic ever since.

The story is being retold as a new work called "Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show." It turns out to be the Reader's Digest version of the original albeit updated using some modern prose.

Anyway, if you don't feel like committing 2 ½ hours to see the musical version of "A Christmas Carol" at the Cygnet Theatre in Old Town San Diego, this 80-minute musical version might be just th...

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