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'Estella Scrooge': A Christmas Carol With A Twist

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  • WHEN Ongoing from now until December 31, 2020[days & times]
  • WHERE Virtual / New Village Arts Theatre
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  • AGES Not available
  • COST $29.99 - $44.99

Just in time for the holidays, New Village Arts and Rubicon Theatre Company bring audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of "Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist!" "Estella Scrooge" is available for streaming through the holidays.

The production features a cast of 24 award-winning Broadway notables, and is the creation of John Caird, (the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of "Les Misérables" and "Nicholas Nickleby"), and Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon ("Jane Eyre," "Pride and Prejudice").

The story follows Estella Scrooge, a modern-day Wall Street tycoon with a penchant for foreclosing. A hotelier in her hometown of Pickwick, Ohio has defaulted on his mortgage and Estella fancies the idea of lowering the boom personally. Arriving at Harthouse on Christmas Eve, Estella discovers that the defaulting party is her childhood friend Pip Nickleby. A good and generous soul, Pip has transformed the property into a refuge for the sick, dispossessed and homeless. A freak snowstorm forces Estella to take refuge. That night, just as it happened to her ancestor Ebenezer, she is haunted by three visitations… and oh, what uninvited houseguests they are!

A modern day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella, "A Christmas Carol," "Estella Scrooge" also wittily incorporates characters and plot lines from Dickens’ other great novels, "Great Expectations," "Little Dorrit" and "Bleak House," among others.

"Estella Scrooge" is the first digital theatre piece filmed entirely during the pandemic, utilizing cutting-edge technology. The fully realized production, a dazzlingly cinematic musical theatre adventure, was filmed using tracked green screen techniques, with 3D surreal digital environments created in post-production merged with the actual footage of the actors to bring the story to life in a brand-new way.

"ESTELLA SCROOGE" is streaming online through the holidays. For tickets and info, visit: www.newvillagearts.org/estella-scrooge

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