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Ebenezer Scrooge (fictional character)

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  • 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...
  • Familiar faces throughout 'Carol'

    Familiar faces throughout 'Carol'
    "A Christmas Carol" may at first seem like odd fodder for South Coast Repertory, which is known for tackling edgier, perhaps more difficult work. "I suppose, in a way, that it's a bit of holiday pageantry that we sort of take a sidestep away from our...
  • On Theater: Flurries in the holiday air

    December is here and there are flurries in the air — flurries of three stage productions with a Christmas theme paying return visits to local theaters. The granddaddy of them all, opening tonight, is South Coast Repertory's 31st annual...