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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Back by Popular Demand S.F.'s 42nd Street Moon Presents "Scrooge in Love!"

Nov 29, 2019
San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon presents the return production of the beloved holiday musical "SCROOGE IN LOVE!," December 4-22 at San Francisco’s Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St.). A smash-hit sell-out at its World Premiere in 2015 and 2016, "SCROOGE IN LOVE!" is back by popular demand to delight Moon audiences of all ages. Featuring music by Larry Grossman, lyrics by Kellen Blair and a book by Duane Poole, the 2019 production of "SCROOGE IN LOVE!" will once again star Broadway’s Jason Graae* (currently appearing as the Wizard in the National Tour of "WICKED") as “Ebenezer Scrooge.” Moon favorite Dyan McBride returns as Director, with Ken Brill as Music Director and Choreography by Staci Arriaga.


"'SCROOGE IN LOVE!' is an optimistic, charmingly funny and deeply emotional show," says Director Dyan McBride. "I'm so thrilled to return to direct the show for the fourth time; each time, I fall deeper in love with its glorious score and clever book/lyrics. This piece asks us to think about time in all its manifestations. How do you reconcile the past with the present? What does the future hold? Can you come to terms with regrets and set them right? 'SCROOGE IN LOVE!' comes chock full of all your favorite ghosts and characters from 'A Christmas Carol,' but we start precisely a year after the Dickens’ tale. It is a beautiful, humorous show that Bay Area audiences will fall in love with.”


Set a year after the events of the Dickens tale, "SCROOGE IN LOVE!" finds a reformed Scrooge looking for his lost love, Belle, and revisiting past, present, and future with hilarious, ghostly friends! Both side-splitting and hopelessly romantic, "SCROOGE IN LOVE!" is the perfect holiday show for the whole family!


In addition to Jason Graae, the cast of "SCROOGE IN LOVE!" will include Jessica Coker as “Juliana/Mrs. Fezziwig,” Chloe Dalzell as “Ensemble,” Kaelin Dalzell as “Ensemble,” Dresden Davis as “Tiny Tim,” Andrea Dennison-Laufer* as “Ghost of Christmas Past,” Tucker Gold as “Peter Cratchit,” Michael Grasso as “Ensemble,” Matt Hammons as “Ghost of Christmas Future/Minister/Dick Wilkins,” Adrienne Herro* as “Mrs. Cratchit,” Edward Hightower* as “Jacob Marley,” Lucinda Laughlin as “Ensemble,” Simone Lee as “Ensemble,” Carmen Lessa as “Ensemble,” Charlotte Ying Levy as “Ensemble,” Miranda Long as “Nora,” Brittney Monroe* as “Martha Cratchit,” Sean O'Brien as “Bob Cratchit,” Jourdán Olivier-Verdé as “Ensemble,” Jon-David Randle as “Ensemble,” Matt Skinner as “Young Scrooge,” Will Springhorn, Jr.* as “Ghost of Christmas Present,” Jenny Veilleux as “Belle” and Ted Zoldan as “Fred/Mr. Fezziwig.”

In addition to Ms. McBride, Mr. Bill and Ms. Arriaga, the creative team will include Mark Mendelson (Scenic Designer), Michael Palumbo (Lighting Designer), Rebecca Valentino (Costume Designer), Alicia Lerner* (Stage Manager) and Karen Schleifer* (Assistant Stage Manager).


"SCROOGE IN LOVE!" runs about two hours fifteen minutes, including one intermission. Tickets range from $31 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.



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