You can't move for adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' at this time of year and stage productions of this festive tale now seem as common place as pantomimes in the seasonal scheduling. This one night only event from the London Musical Theatre Orchestra brought Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens' relatively unknown setting to the West End in a concert format, led by Robert Lindsay as... Read more
A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
Charles Dickens' classic gets the full Broadway treatment buy the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl). Called by The New York Times "a tonic for adults, and for children a transfixing journey," this spectacular musical extravaganza ran for ten years at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Featuring a star studded West End cast, this concert production of A Christmas Carol marks its London premiere and, with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra in full swing, is the perfect start to the Christmas week.
Robert Lindsay stars as Scrooge alongside Fred Anderson as John Addison, Madalena Alberto as Ghost of Christmas Past, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Emily, Giovanna Fletcher as Mrs Cratchit, Hugh Maynard as Ghost of Christmas Present, Peter Polycarpou as Mr Fezziwig and Norman Bowman as Jacob Marley.