So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen , Goodbye
The 9th annual production of A Christmas Carol at the Hanover Theatre has come to an end. I would’ve written sooner, but there were piles of cookies to eat with my family! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, after all. But I digress—this year’s production was thrilling! We were so thankful to perform for nearly 20,000 people during our 12-show run, including over 6,000 students. Many of these students had their very first theatrical experience at the Hanover Theatre this year, hearing Scrooge’s story live for the first time. Each audience, especially our students, roared with applause as Jeremy Lawrence (Scrooge) took his jolly final bow.
Before I say goodbye, here are some photos & videos to remember us by, including our first attempt at the viral sensation: “Mannequin Challenge”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgp4gjNWb34&sns=fb
And now, it’s time to pass on the torch to the fabulous cast of “The Sound of Music”. Today I was fortunate to reunite with my good friends from the University of Hartford, Shelly Fawson, and Meghan Hales who is a cast member of this wonderful Rodgers and Hammerstein tour. Needless to say our London town backdrop, and fog machines have gone into storage for the season, being replaced by a cascading staircase and the Austrian Alps. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” ― Charles Dickens