THE OPEN BOOK, a thirty-eight-year-old New York City theatre company, presents the 15th annual production of THE LAST CHRISTMAS OF EBENEZER SCROOGE, an intricate tapestry of the real and the supernatural, written and directed by MARVIN KAYE, who adapted his novel of the same name for the stage. The play features H. CLARK KEE, ANNE PASQUALE, NANCY TEMPLE, and the author. 

In this sequel to Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Ebenezer Scrooge does NOT live happily ever after—despite Dickens’ original ending in the CAROL.

Eleven years after the Carol ends, something disrupts Scrooge’s contented life of good deeds: a haunting sense of an injustice that the transformed old man knows he must address in his remaining months—if only he knew what it was. 

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The single performance will take place on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM at All Souls Unitarian Church (in the church itself), 1157 Lexington Avenue (at E. 80th Street), New York City.

Tickets: $10 suggested donation (at the door) for general admission. For more information, please call 212-362-0329.

The New York Times described THE OPEN BOOK’s production of THE LAST CHRISTMAS OF EBENEZER SCROOGE as “an exploration of friendship, penitence, guilt, anti-Semitism and brotherhood in the true spirit of the season…(It) generously rewards a visit.”

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Director MARVIN KAYE is the author of 16 novels, 6 nonfiction books, several plays and play adaptations, and editor of 40 fantasy, mystery, and theatre anthologies. He has also published books through his imprint, Marvin Kaye’s Nth Dimension Books, a division of Wildside Press. A native of Philadelphia, he lives in New York.

The Open Book was founded by Bill Bonham and Marvin Kaye in 1975, and has been continuously operating ever since. For more information: