The Richmond Triangle Players get festive this holiday season with the opening of “Scrooge in Rouge” at the Empire Theatre complex at 114 W. Broad St. While construction continues at Altamont Avenue on a new theater, the company will premiere the show in Empire’s Theater Gym, which is a more intimate part of the complex.
From the RTP:
A merry, madcap mixture of Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Noises Off, Scrooge in Rouge is a Victorian-era music hall version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, in which 17 members of the Royal Music Hall 20-Member Variety Players have taken ill from the cast party the night before, leaving only Charlie Schmaltz, an animated character actor, Lottie Obligato, a bubbly, over-the-hill ingénue, and Vesta Virile, a male-impersonating diva, to play and sing all the male and female parts in the show.
Tickets are $25 for opening night, Fridays, and Saturdays, and $20 for Thursday evenings and Sunday matinees. You can purchase tickets here.
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