Scrooge!

Book, Music & Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse

Directed by Jennifer Lockwood

scroogeFriday Dec 9, 2011 – Sunday Dec 18, 2011
Renowned writer-composer-lyricist Leslie Bricusse has adapted the classic Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol, into the hit musical Scrooge! The musical closely follows the classic story with the miserly Ebenezer undergoing a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.Samuel French

Photos by Art Fabian


Toy Raffle

In conjunction with “Scrooge!”, we held a toy/collectibles raffle.  One of the toys was a reproduction of a toy automobile, made in Dayton in 1902 by the DP Clark Toy Company.  The reproduction was made and donated by Dick Cummings and Burt Saidel.  Cummings and Saidel are active volunteers at Carillon Park and have worked on many of the restorations at the park.  Other items in the raffle included a Breyer’s Winter Belle – 2011 Holiday Horse collectible donated by Dan Hall and a Victorian doll donated by Blue Turtle Toys.

We’re thrilled to announce that we made $441.00 on our toy/collectibles raffle during Scrooge. The highest number of entries were cast for the car (141 entries) and the horse (121 entries). People seemed to have a good time with it and, since all of the items were donated, there was no cost. If anyone has an idea for a fundraiser to go along with our other shows, let’s talk about it. The main things to consider are what will be our cost in dollars, time and effort. As long as all of those are low, it doesn’t matter if we only make a few hundred dollars. It all helps.

Raffle winners:

  • Car – Michelle Huffman
  • Horse – Margo Fisher
  • Doll – Denise Eder
  • Book – Ruth Chandler

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Starring

Scrooge David Shough
Bob Cratchit Brad Bishop
Nephew/Young Scrooge Doug Warrick
Tiny Tim Emily Cypher
Kathy Cratchit Shannon Eastman
Tom Jenkins Darren Brown
Marley Mike Taint
Ghost of Christmas Past Heather Martin
Child Scrooge Jackson Smith
Jenny Molly Lipps-Clase
Isabel/Nephew’s Wife Mary Louise Warrick
Fezziwig Jim Lockwood
Mrs. Fezziwig Dawn Roth Smith
Ghost of Christmas Present John Bukowski
Mrs. Cratchit Laura Bloomingdale
Topper Dave Nickel
Chorus Kurt Cypher, Gloria Doty, Jamie McQuinn, Carol Narigon, Lynn Kesson
Kids Chorus Kelsey Cypher, Mila Hedberg, Ryan Hedberg, Gabrielle Culver

Crew

Musical Director/Conductor Ron Kindell
Stage Manager Anita Bachmann
Set Design Les Dershem
Sound Bob Kovach
Lights John Falkenbach
Piano Nancy Perrin
Bass Abby Williams
Drums Dan Hall
Percussion Andrea Wilborn

 

Sponsors:

  • Culture Works
  • Ohio Arts Council
  • H&R Block
  • Hands On Fulfillment

Special Thanks:

  • Art Fabian
  • South Park United Methodist Church
  • Blue Turtle Toys
  • MJ’s Cafe
  • Terry Stump and Sinclair Community Theatre Department
  • Epiphnay Luthern Church
  • Dodie Lockwood
  • Dr. Charles Larkowski
  • Dana Krajick
  • Burt Saidel and Dick Cummings
  • Dan Hall
  • Denise Eder
  • Jennifer’s Chauffeurs
  • Ohio Arts Council
  • Culture Works
  • Terry Morris and the Dayton Daily News
  • Russell Florence, Jr. and DaytonMostMetro.com
  • Brian Sharp and the Dayton City Paper
  • Dr. Burt Saidel and the Oakwood Register