Entries by Duane Poole

An interview with Duane Poole

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, […]

Scrooge in Love! is a delightful and charismatic musical!

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 […]

Marvelous world premiere of SCROOGE IN LOVE! gets 5 star rating.

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 New York Premiere of ‘A Christmas Memory’

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 […]

“A Christmas Memory” Comes To Chicago

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, […]

“The Memory Book” Airs Wednesday, October 15 9/8c

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 […]