The first staging of the musical took place in 1994 at the beginning of the winter season. Every year, in December, in the Paramount Theatre, a presentation was until 2003 (on Madison Square Garden). The director of the original musical was Mike Ockrent, Susan Stroman was responsible for choreography, Tony Walton was scene decorator, W. I. Long – dresser, J. Fisher & P. Eisenhauer – illuminators, T. Meoloa was sound designer. The main role acted Walter Charles, then he was replaced by Murray Abraham. At various times the hero was portrayed by such distinguishable actors like R. Daltrey, R. McDowall, F. Langella, T. Curry, T. Randall & others.
In 2004, the television adaptation of the musical was filmed, where producing company was Hallmark Entertainment, commissioned by NBC. The director was A. A. Seidelman, starring K. Grammer, J. Alexander, J. L. Martin, J. L. Hewitt. Incidentally, the latter, Jennifer Love Hewitt, is an actress and singer with years of activity from 1989 till the present days. She acted with such stars like Jackie Chan, Sigourney Weaver, Ray Liotta and Gene Hackman.
This production is a classic Christmas theme, which is based on the immortal work by Charles Dickens, which he wrote in 1843. It is one of his many contributions to the literary heritage, which is now known all over the world.
Release date: 1995
Last Update:January, 13th 2016
Christmas Carol, A lyrics list
- Main Title
- Jolly Good Time
- Nothing To Do With Me
- You Mean More To Me
- Link By Link
- Lights Of Long Ago
- God Bless Us Every One
- A Place Called Home (Scrooge At 10)
- Mr. Fezziwig's Annual Christmas Ball
- A Place Called Home (Reprise)
- Money Montage / The Engagement Is Off
- Abundance And Charity
- Christmas Together
- Dancing On Your Grave
- You Mean More To Me (Reprise)
- Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today / God Bless Us Every One (Reprise)
- What A Day, What A Sky
- Christmas Together (Reprise)