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Ebenezer Scrooge (fictional character)

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  • The Crowd: No Scrooge at this Christmas Carol Ball

    The Crowd: No Scrooge at this Christmas Carol Ball
    The 2012 Christmas Carol Ball benefiting Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian was exceptionally festive this season. The event has always had a warm, community-based feeling as citizen donors come together with hospital staff, nurses and physicians for a...
  • Friday's Calendar

    TODAY Shabbat Service Cantor Jonathan Grant shares recent experiences as part of a Cantorial Concert at the Vatican during the 6 p.m. Shabbat Service at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller,...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    TODAY Christmas Dining Several Newport-Mesa restaurants will be open for Christmas Day. Among them offering special Christmas Day menus are: El Torito Grill: The El Torito Grill at Fashion Island will serve from their dinner menu, plus offer...
  • A role that could become 'Golden'

    Audiences in Orange County perhaps best know actor Hal Landon Jr. as the mainstay of South Coast Repertory Theater Co.'s annual production of "A Christmas Carol." The veteran of the SCR stage, who was one of the company's founding members in the 1960s,...
  • On Theater: Theaters get into the holiday spirit with shows

    Looking for a quick way to get into the Christmas spirit? Three theater groups in Costa Mesa will be mounting holiday-flavored shows this weekend and next. The main event, of course, is South Coast Repertory's 32nd annual production of "A Christmas...
  • On Theater: SCR shows stronger, edgier 'Christmas Carol'

    After staging the same production for more than three decades, a theater company might be expected to "phone it in," to go through the well-established motions that have worked for longer than most of their actors have been on this planet. Not South...
  • Apodaca: This is not the time to say the poor aren't 'my business'

    Every year at this time, I revisit one of my favorite Christmas stories, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." One scene never fails to stir my conscience. In it, two men soliciting donations for the poor approach the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, telling...
  • City Life: School board needs to reread 'A Christmas Carol'

    In a foreboding first message as your new school board president, David Brooks did his best Ebenezer Scrooge "Bah! Humbug!" impersonation by saying, "We don't need critics" who are "bad-mouthing schools." So to the many educators and others who have...
  • On Theater: New SCR season blends classics, premieres

    South Coast Repertory will begin its first season under new artistic director Marc Masterson with a trip back in time with Jane Austen followed by the world premiere of a modern drama set in the American Midwest. The Costa Mesa professional theater's...
  • Children take to the SCR stage

    Children take to the SCR stage
    Hal Landon Jr.'s yearly portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge has become as constant and cozy a yuletide apparition in Orange County as re-runs of "It's a Wonderful Life" on TV. For the 32nd time since 1980, the veteran actor is incarnating the lead role in...
  • A few new notes in this 'Carol'

    A few new notes in this 'Carol'
    Audiences may notice a few new things in this year's production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at South Coast Repertory, but director John-David Keller promises there are no drastic changes. "We can tweak it. We can't change it," said Keller,...
  • On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'

    On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'
    After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition. Little Riley...