Baton Rouge - Manship Theatre and Playmakers of Baton Rouge will celebrate the 10th anniversary of “A Christmas Carol the Musical” with a special two-night concert event in December.

Manship Theatre and Playmakers of Baton Rouge are thrilled to reunite and celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the original staging of “A Christmas Carol the Musical” on the Manship stage.

Running Dec. 21 and 22, this concert event will bring together familiar faces, including Robert Wilson returning to the role of the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge.

Originally mounted in 2006, this Dickens classic was written for the stage by Richard Hellesen with original music by David DeBerry.

“This is a very special show, and I am thrilled to see it back on the Manship Theatre stage where it originated in 2006,” Manship Theatre’s Executive Director Melanie Couvillon said. “I’m so excited to see our old cast members as well as welcome a new generation of actors to this beautiful piece of theatre.”

Paige Gagliano returns as the Director of the production joined by Lisa Smith as the Music Director.

“I can’t believe it’s been 10 years! It really feels like a family reunion working with Melanie, Paige, and Robby,” Playmakers Executive Director Todd Henry said.

“We always reminisce about the music and the fun we had producing this show. It’s great to get to revisit this story in a new way.”

Manship Theatre and Playmakers of Baton Rouge will present “A Christmas Carol: A Concert Event” on Dec. 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Manship Theatre.

Tickets are $28 plus fees and includes a pre-show reception.

For tickets and more information, call the Manship Theatre at 225-344-0334 or visit to purchase tickets securely online.

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