Ebenezer’s Christmas

Written by:

Tracy Krauss

Cast Size:
20

    Genre:

    Adaptation
    TYA

    Themes:

    Christmas

    Length:

    45 min.

    Year Written:

    2010

    Synopsis:

    “Dickens’ classic tale is revamped and modernized with a comedic twist in Ebenezer’s Christmas. From Spirits with ‘attitude’ and Tiny Tim’s need for psychoanalysis, this play has been audience tested and is sure to please. Suitable for all viewing audiences with a running time of 45 minutes and a flexible cast of 13 to 20 players.” (From the Playwright’s Website)

    Characters:

    JACOB MARLEY, Ebenezer’s former assistant, now a ghostly narrator

    EBENEZER SCROOGE, cranky miser

    BOB CRATCHIT, Ebenezer’s mild-mannered and loyal employee

    WOMAN ONE

    WOMAN TWO

    FREDDIE, Ebenezer’s nephew

    SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS PAST

    YOUNG BOY EBENEZER

    SCHOOLMASTER

    FANNY, Ebenezer’s sister

    YOUNG MAN EBENEZER

    BELLE, Ebenezer’s former girlfriend

    SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT

    TINY TIM, Cratchit’s son, needs a cane to walk

    CRATCHIT CHILDREN (3 or 4)

    MRS. CRATCHIT, Bob Cratchit’s wife

    SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME

    HOUSEKEEPER

    PEDDLER

    EXTRAS

    Flexible cast size (see Synopsis).

    Resources:

    Ebenezer’s Christmas is available through the Playwright’s Website.

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