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Scrooge! The Musical Opens In Manasquan On Dec. 1 For Seven Shows

November 28, 2012

"Scrooge! The Musical"

Shore Repertory Theatre Company

Dates & Times:
Saturday, December 1, 2012 � 2 & 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 2012 � 3 p.m.
Friday, December 7, 2012 � 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 � 2 & 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 9, 2012 � 3 p.m.

Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan, N.J., 08736

Adults: $33 / 28
Seniors: $31 / 26
Students: $23 / 18
Group rates available for 10 or more. Individual tickets subject to $2 per ticket processing fee.

To Purchase or for Information:
732-528-9211 or

Gary Alan Powell as Scrooge

Caption: Gary Alan Powell celebrates his 10th year portraying Scrooge in Shore Repertory's 10th anniversary production of Scrooge! The Musical opening Dec. 1 at Algonquin Arts Theatre. (Courtesy of Shore Repertory Theatre Company)

MANASQUAN, N.J. (Nov. 27, 2012) - The holiday season gets in full swing this weekend in Manasquan, with "Scrooge! The Musical" opening on Saturday, Dec. 1, for a seven show run at Algonquin Arts Theatre.

There will be performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Dec. 1 and 8. There will be 3 p.m. matinees on Sundays, Dec. 2 and 9. On Friday, Dec. 7 there will be an 8 p.m. performance.

Tickets are available online at, by calling 732-528-9211 or by stopping in to the box office at 173 Main Street. Tickets start at $28 for adults, $26 for seniors and $18 for students. Limited quantities of premium seating are available for $5 more. All tickets are subject to $2 processing fees.

The famous miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, on his magical journey of redemption as ghosts from the past, present and future visit him on Christmas Eve. Based on Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol," this big Broadway-style musical warms the hearts of the entire family with bright tunes and a colorful cast of familiar characters including the Fezziwigs, the Cratchits and the endearing Tiny Tim.

This will be the 10th production of "Scrooge! The Musical" by the members of Shore Repertory Theatre Company after delighting audiences with the show each year from 2002-2010 in Ocean County venues including The Strand Theatre in Lakewood. Crowd favorite Gary Alan Powell reprises his role as the title character for the 10th time.

Familiar faces from past productions at Algonquin Arts Theatre including "Nunsense," "Josesph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "Man of La Mancha," "A Year With Frog & Toad," "The Music Man," "Oliver!" and "Gypsy" as well as a handful of debutants make up the cast of more than 60 performers.

Following "Scrooge!", American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic "The Nutcracker" to the stage for the with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning new sets, thrilling choreography and a massive cast with three performances on December 15 and 16.

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the theatre has extended its second-annual Food Drive Discount through December 31. Each non-perishable food item donated will act as a coupon for a single ticket purchased. For example, four food items can be used to get 15 percent off on four tickets. This offer cannot be combined and there is a limit of 10 tickets for this offer. All items collected will be donated to the Manasquan Food Pantry.

Algonquin Arts Theatre was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for Central New Jersey residents.