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A Contemporary Christmas Carol - a modern day Scrooge by Mark Mcquown
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SynopsisIn modern day Beverly Hills, high powered Talent and Literary agent Elgin Scroge goes about his daily business running the shop with his one employee, Bob Cricket. It is the Christmas season of the year and Bob wants to leave early so he can buy Christmas presents for his family and Elgin finally lets him go with comments about how Elgin is left again to run the business. The day turns to night and Elgin, who lives in his agency, pulls out the Murphy bed and prepares to go to sleep. In the middle of the night he is wakened by sounds from the Spirit of Christmas past played by a puppet. The spirit takes Elgin back in time and allows him to see how the past has formed his present situation. The play follows the Dickens story with the Spirit of Christmas present and Christmas future, both puppets, bringing Elginís life to a full circle and making him realize that he has not been the man he thought he was. The play is an updated version of, A Christmas Carol, including most of the cast from the original story. Mark Mcquown is an award winning playwright and screenplay writer.
InformationSuitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performTragedyHorror/GhostAdaptation of book/film
CastLarge cast of between 12 and 32 actors, depending on smaller parts that can be doubled. Puppets can be used as well. (minimum 12)
Elgin Scrooge, his sister Fiona, Marley, Bob Cricket, Three Ghosts, and smaller parts
ProductionSet in a fancy office in Beverly Hills where Scrooge lives, works, eats and sleeps
StatusAvailable for performance
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Script-755.pdfWed, 9th Oct 2013A Contemporary Christmas Carol - half script by Mark McquownAvailable to print: £0.00Download here
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