Ghost of Christmas Present


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Ghost of Christmas Present

the Scrooge’s second monitor; spirit presenting present. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
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Featuring Trish Adudu as the Ghost of Christmas Present, with a starring supporting cast all directed by the highly acclaimed Keith Myers, join us for carol singing, mulled wine, a traditional choir, a brass band and a sprinkling of Victorian magic.
Caption: The Ghost of Christmas Present appears to Scrooge in a 19th-century illustration from A Christmas Carol.
Adeel Akhtar plays a comic Bob Cratchit, cocooned in a natty knitwear balaclava; Keir Charles, a crazed Fezziwig, Irish jigging around the Christmas tree; and Samantha Spiro a one-woman cockney party as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
The most memorable single element, however, comes from designer and puppeteer Rachel Canning, who imagines the Ghost of Christmas Present as a partly–disembodied floating skeleton, Christmas Past as a creepy child's doll and Christmas Future as a sinister pile of bones and rags which looms over the stage.
In a be-careful-what-you-wish-for moment, Scrooge asks the Ghost of Christmas Present (an elegant, jovial, and thoughtful turn by Eric Rehm) to let him remain for 30 more minutes to watch a party that Fred and his wife, Millie (once again gracefully imparted by Laura DeGiacomo), are hosting.
They all have their moments, but I particularly enjoyed Isobel's feistiness as Scrooge's niece and as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
The story was basically about this sad, grumpy, old man and three ghosts: Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come.
Oliver Usison plays the role of Ghost of Christmas Present the second of the spirits foretold by Marley that shows Scrooge Christmas celebrations in the present time.
Could it be the Ghost of Christmas Present, or is there a more rational explanation?
The ghost of Christmas present (Katie-Anna Whiting), who was originally depicted wearing a fur-lined green robe and a wreath of holly, becomes an office worker in a pencil skirt and jacket, carrying a clipboard.