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Taproot Theatre presents ‘The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge’ this holiday season

Taproot Theatre’s holiday show is Mark Brown’s “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge” from Nov. 18 through Dec. 30.

In an unbelievably bold move, Ebenezer Scrooge has charged Jacob Marley and the Christmas Spirits with trespassing, kidnapping, assault and battery: certain proof that he’s reverted to his old disagreeable self. Can the goodness and grace of Christmas survive? Full of laughter and goodwill, this is a delightful twist on Dickens’ classic tale.

Steve Manning and Nolan Palmer in "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge." Photo by John Ulman, Taproot Theatre.

Steve Manning and Nolan Palmer in “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge.” Photo by John Ulman, Taproot Theatre.

Post-play discussions with Taproot cast members and staff are after every Wednesday performance and after the Midweek Matinee performances at 10 a.m. Nov. 30 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6. The performance at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 is Pay-What-You-Can, with a limited number of $10 tickets available at noon in person or by phone; beginning at 5 p.m. that day, tickets are name-your-own-price for in-person purchase only.

An Intergenerational Matinee is at 10 a.m. Nov. 30 for $10 for student/chaperone tickets, play guides and a guided post-play discussion. Tickets not available online.

Senior Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 21 for those 62 and older. Tickets not available online.

A special Dinner and Theatre Package is available on Dec. 7 and 8. Tickets for Dec. 7 are $75 per person; tickets for Dec. 8 are $80 per person (includes dinner, performance by the Dickens Carolers and ticket to “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge”). Tickets not available online.

Taproot Theatre is at 204 N. 85th St. The Box Office phone is 206-781-9707.