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’Tis the Season for Holiday Shows at ‘Iao Theater

November 14, 2013
Maui Weekly

The day after Thanksgiving, Maui OnStage (MOS) opens the holiday classic, "Scrooge: the Musical." The book, music and lyrics are by Leslie Bricusse, the musical will be directed by Ricky Jones, with musical direction by Steven Dascoulias and choreography by Erin Kowalick. This musical telling of "A Christmas Carol" is based on the 1970 Albert Finney film.

The very next weekend, MOS's new youth theater program will debut "The Story of Orange" by Vernise Pelzel, with performances at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 and 14.

MOS continues its monthly, free theater series, ONO!, with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)" by Michael Carlton, Jim FitzGerald and John K. Alvarez. The story is a ridiculously silly send up of everything from Rankin/Bass Puppetoons to the Grinch, Scrooge and "It's a Wonderful Life."

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Scrooge is played by Brian Connolly and Hope Blackwell stars as Tiny Tim in Maui OnStage’s holiday classic, “Scrooge: the Musical.”
Photos: Jack Grace

The one-night-only performance happens at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Historic 'Iao Theater.

The free ONO! performances are every second Monday of the month. For more information about ONO!, call 244-8680 or visit mauionstage.com.

Performances of "Scrooge: the Musical" are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 15 at the Historic 'Iao Theater. Reserved seating tickets range from $17 to $28, with a limited number of discounted rush tickets available one-hour prior to each performance.

For tickets or more information on any Maui OnStage production, call 242-6969 or purchase reserved seats online at mauionstage.com.

 
 

 

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