On Writing Musicals for the Christmas Season Duane Poole has written the book for not one, but two Christmas musicals, including a recent hit, Scrooge in Love!, staged at the 42nd Street Moon theatre of San Francisco, and an earlier piece staged in New York City. In our interview we covered a range of topics, […]
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42nd Street Moon, who generally presents little known Broadway musicals of the past, is now presenting a brand new, charming musical for the holiday season. Scrooge in Love! is a delightful and charismatic musical about everyone’s favorite yuletide grumbler, Ebenezer Scrooge. Larry Grossman, the composer of Snoopy! and Minnie’s Boys, has written a most enjoyable […]
Only in San Francisco will theatregoers find the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and, yes, even Future dancing together on one stage. The mysterious figure clad in all black bops its head back and forth in just one of many surprising delights awaiting audiences throughout new musical “Scrooge in Love!” 42nd Street Moon gives the […]
Marvelous world premiere of SCROOGE IN LOVE! starring Jason Graae. Rating: ★★★★★ Duane Poole (book) and Larry Grossman (music) teamed up with Carol Hall (lyrics) to write the musical version of Truman Capote’s short story A Christmas Memory that premiered in 2010 at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley in Palo Alto moving to Off-Broadway in 2014. This […]
The cast of the new off-Broadway musical A Christmas Memory met the press on October 21. The Irish Repertory Theatre production at the DR2 Theatre is scheduled to run from November 25-January 4 under the direction of Charlotte Moore. Inspired by the largely autobiographical short story by Truman Capote, the musical features a score by […]
November 25th- January 4th at the DR2 Theatre in Union Square Perfect for the holidays, A Christmas Memory is an elegant, heart-warming, musical celebration of a traditional Southern Christmas. Set in Alabama in 1933, Memory tells the story of young Buddy, who is being raised by three eccentric cousins, and their last, precious Christmas together at […]
The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) just announced initial casting for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Michael Cassara Casting serves as the resident casting office for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals, taking place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th […]
November 13 – December 14, 2014 Based on Truman Capote’s touching memoir of his childhood, this new musical is set in a small Southern town in the 1930’s. A CHRISTMAS MEMORY chronicles a young boy’s friendship with his eccentric relatives, including his cousin and best friend, Sook. The misfits are inseparable as they launch kites, […]
Airs Wednesday, October 15, 2014 on The Hallmark Movie Channel Budding photographer Chloe (Meghan Ory) comes from a family of failed romances. At a local flea market, she stumbles upon an old photo album from the 1970s, chronicling the ideal romance of a happy couple (Art Hindle and Adrienne Barbeau). Unable to find her own […]