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A favorite holiday tradition has come to Toby's Dinner Theater of Columbia for the first time in a musical production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Toby's has chosen the version by Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, known for his work in...
For 32 years, Barry Palmer has directed the musical at Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia. Now, the curtain is closing on the physical education teacher's career — he plans to retire at the end of the school year — and Palmer...
Paging Mr. Fezziwig. One might get the notion that Charles Dickens' good-hearted fictional employer was back in business after the announcement this week by a private equity firm, Cerberus Capital Management, that it intends to sell Freedom Group Inc.,...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Values, Civil Rights, Investments, Charles Dickens
A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart. "I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
What makes a great workplace? A bit of Old Fezziwig. That's a reference to one of the characters from Dickens' novella, "A Christmas Carol" — the corpulent, jolly man who ran the London business where Ebenezer Scrooge apprenticed. Fezziwig threw the...
Tags: Holidays, Values, Employees, Linda Brown, Ethics
It is not often that a visitor receives a Dickensian welcome at the front gate of a historic Monkton home decorated for the holidays. Dressed to the nines in fresh greenery, this circa 1840, white-washed brick structure wears red bows and pine cones on...
The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events. And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....
The Baltimore SunThe repetitions of ritual are the point. They establish continuity and reassurance through familiarity. So you can be sure that you will hear "O Come, All Ye Faithful" at the late-night service on Christmas Eve, that you will eat the same holiday dinners,...
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals, Christmas, Judaism, Hanukkah
Composer Bob Christianson is nothing if not versatile. He wrote a lot of pulsating music that accompanied episodes about several, um, energetic women in New York on the HBO series "Sex and the City." He has provided themes for Travel Channel's "Mysteries...
In the annals of holiday nostalgia, it's hardly up there in "Christmas Carol" territory. Still, the news that layaways are back has me feeling less Scrooge-like than I usually do when the holiday spend-a-thon season approaches. Major retailers like...
It's time to kindle our Christmas spirits by catching a performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" — a classic that first appeared in 1843 and is now a perennial theater favorite each holiday season. Pasadena Theatre Company is renewing...
John Caird, who's directing the L.A. Opera production of "Tosca" that opens Saturday, played crucial roles in launching two of the biggest stage blockbusters of modern times. The fact that the British director remains somewhat below the radar, at...
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