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Queer Carol

a Comedy/Drama
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA
by Joe Godfrey

COMPANY : Theatre Decatur [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Theatre Decatur [WEBSITE]
ID# 2561

SHOWING : November 29, 2007 - December 23, 2007

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

What if Ebeneezer Scrooge was gay? That’s the intriguing premise of the offbeat holiday comedy “Queer Carol,” opening at the Decatur Theatre on November 29.

In fact, Joseph Godfrey’s hit play goes even further by making several characters of “A Christmas Carol” either gay or lesbian. In this altered Dicksonian world, Scrooge is haunted by his former business partner and lover, Jake Marley, who prefers his haunting attire to be chains… and leather. Bob Cratchett and Tiny Tim are adult boyfriends, and the ghosts of Christmas Past and Present come to Scrooge as Marilyn Monroe and a black drag queen of outrageous proportions.

This comedy doesn't avoid the darker themes of the classic, and weaves intolerance and AIDS into the story.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director DeWayne Morgan
Assistant Director Barbara Abrams
Set Designer DeWayne Morgan
Backstage Crew Cathe Hall Payne
Lighting Designer Colin Rust
Costume Designer Alan Yeong
Ghost of Christmas Past/Svetlana/Carol Amanda Renee Baker
Bob Cratchit Josh Caray
Fezziwig/Pytor/Fred Douglas Curlin
Scrooge's Mother, Nurse, Maria, Jean Christina Case Dresser
Ebenezer Scrooge Charles Green
Nick/Father/Noel/Fence Kent Igleheart
Jake Marley Mark King
Ghost of Christmas Present Derek Ratcliff
Young Scrooge/Tim Travis Young
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