Spotlighters plan three-weekend run of musical 'Scrooge'
It's never too early to start shopping for Christmas, and it's never too early to see a dramatization of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." "Scrooge," a musical adaptation of the classic tale, begins a three-weekend run at the Spotlighters on Friday.
"Scrooge" has a musical score by Leslie Bricusse, composed for the 1970 Albert Finney movie. The Spotlighters production will be directed by Brian Chetelat and will star Mark Redfield in the title role. Bob Tull plays Bob Cratchit, Stuart Voytilla plays Jacob Marley and Tiny Tim will be played by 10-year-old Katie Horn.
"Scrooge" will be presented at the Spotlighters, 817 St. Paul St., Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 and $8. For more information call 752-1225.
@ A Baltimore tradition for more than a decade, the annual production of "Babes in Toyland" by the Baltimore Actors' Theatre will be presented Friday and Saturday at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium.
The major fund-raiser for the Scholarship Fund of the BAT Conservatory, "Babes in Toyland" features a cast of 50, including local actors as well as conservatory students. Direction is by Helen Grigal, with musical direction by Walter Anderson.
Showtimes for "Babes in Toyland" are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and $18. For additional information call 560-2692.
J. Wynn Rousuck The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will present its annual All-Baltimore concert, which benefits several local charities, Friday at 8:15 p.m. in Meyerhoff Hall. This year's event will feature BSO conductor-in-residence Christopher Seaman leading the orchestra in works of Vaughan Williams (the overture to the "The Wasps"), Tchaikovsky (the Piano Concerto No. 1) and Brahms (the Symphony No. 4). The soloist in the Tchaikovsky will be Stephen Prutsman, the Peabody Conservatory graduate who tied for fourth place in this past summer's Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
Tickets, at the box office, are $10.