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A Christmas Carol: The Concert

A Christmas Carol: The Concert is a unique musical event -- the first time Charles Dickens' classic tale has been adapted for a live orchestral concert with choir and soloists, and performed for audiences in a concert setting. The score, composed by Bob Christianson, recalls Broadway classics like Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera, and is filled with memorable, haunting and rousing songs. It includes musical styles that range from Classical to Broadway to Blues and Gospel.  The story, faithfully adapted by Broadway's Alisa Hauser, who also wrote the lyrics, is performed by leading lights from the Chicago and New York theater world, including Michael Aaron Lindner and E. Faye Butler.  A Christmas Carol: The Concert is a celebration of classic storytelling and ensemble performances which provide audiences with both the comforts of a classic tale and the thrill of seeing and hearing it told like never before.

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