Little Miss Scrooge write-up from Playbill.com

“Gordon told Playbill.com, ‘In December of 2010 John and I had seen one of the regional Christmas musicals (that will remain nameless) and we both felt there was a need for a different kind of holiday show. We wanted to do something contemporary — that was both for kids and adults as well. We felt strongly about the message of ‘A Christmas Carol’ but didn’t want to do the same version that’s been done a thousand times. Somewhere along the way I had come up with the idea for the mash-up: changing genders, combing characters and using the plots of several Dickens novels and weaving them together. Dickens’ message of social reform applies to the world of today as vividly as it did in the 19th century…”

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