Christmas Carol High School
by Mark Landon Smith, Charles Dickens
Full Length Play, Drama / 8m, 13f
The classic story of A Christmas Carol is given a modern twist and set at West End High School, where the campus "Scrooge" is Meredith Priestly, the most beautiful, most popular, meanest, nastiest girl in school!
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Several locations around West End High School and Meredith Preistley's bedroom.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
BILLY DARLING - Who plays the role of Capulet in "Romeo and Juliet"
MONTY FOLEY - Who plays the role of Second Capulet in "Romeo and Juliet"
MELVIN JEWSBURY - Who plays the role of Romeo
LYDIA IVEY - A cheerleader who also plays the role of Servant in "Romeo and Juliet"
MELISSA BARCLAY - A cheerleader and Meredith's "best friend" and the stage manager for "Romeo and Juliet"
MEREDITH PRIESTLY - Cheerleader capatin and Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" and the meanest, nastiest girl in school
TIFFANY BAINBRIDGE - A cheerleader
SERENA FAIN - A cheerleader
The Ghosts: (Total: 3f or 2f, 1m)
GWENDOYLN CHESWICK - A confused Victorian ghost who comes to warn Meredith
LILLIPUT - The Sprite of Christmas Present
DEATH - The ghost of death
The Elementary Students from the Past: (Total 3m, 2f)
BRUNO - One of three tough kids who gang up on Little Meredith
ACE - Another of the "tough gang"
ROGER - Another of the "tough gang"
LITTLE MEREDITH - An elementary school age version of Meredith
LITTLE MELISSA - An elementary school age version of Melissa
The Ghosts of Christmas Past Cheerleaders: (Total: 1m, 1f)
PATTY PRINCE - A ghost and a 1950's cheerleader
PATRICK PRINCE - Also a ghost, Patty's brother and a 1950's cheerleader
The Present Elementary School Children: (Total: 3m, 4f)
The Adults: (Total: 2f)
MS. DELIA CHENAULT - West End High School's dramatic drama teacher
ELIZABETH BARCLAY - Melissa's older sister who is ill
Others: (Total 1f)
BEGGAR WOMAN - May be double cast
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
- Expandable casting
- Features Teens
- Roles for Children
Can cast up to 11 males and 17 females.
In the event the producers wish to omit with roles for small children, an alternative scene exits in the APPENDIX for the middle of scene five.
Christmas Carol High School was first produced by Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville, Arkansas from December 12-14, 2008, and was directed by Morgan Hicks.