New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 10 - Page 105

On Stage: Theatre A Christmas Carol: The Musical 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Netcong, NJ Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe fantastic new life into the classic tale of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present, & Future. The Growing Stage presents this holiday classic for the whole family November 20 through December 20. 2015 - ISSUE 10 105