Estella Scrooge


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    PCPA Presents
    Estella Scrooge - Combining the excitement of live theatre with the magic of movies, this new musical fare is sure to become a holiday favorite for the whole family. The production features a cast of 24 award-winning Broadway notables and is the creation of John Caird (Les Misérables & Nicholas Nickleby) and Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre & Pride and Prejudice).

    Available for Streaming Now through January 31 at 45% discount!

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    for your 45% discount.

    This makes the rental pricing as low as $16.50 and the VIP package (unlimited viewings, download of the CD and behind-the-scenes footage) for only $24.75!

    "…Breathes new life into Charles Dickens' classic tale… Charming and captivating"
    - Los Angeles Times

    "Songs are lyrical or witty, lovely or lively, and delivered by a cast of pros."
    -New York Theater

    A Broadway experience…Estella Scrooge is everything you could want from a musical, and more."

    "A fresh new view of the best and worst of times."
    -Los Cerritos News

    "Wonderful! This gorgeously filmed treat will help you start the new year with home for the human race. Lush visuals and stirring vocals."

    -East Bay Times
    Estella Scrooge is the first digital theatre piece filmed entirely during the pandemic, utilizing cutting-edge technology. The fully realized production, a dazzlingly cinematic musical theatre adventure, was filmed using tracked green screen techniques, with 3-D surreal digital environments created in post-production merged with the actual footage of the actors to bring the story to life in a brand-new way.
    PCPA is thrilled that alum and Tony-nominated (Hadestown) actor, Patrick Page, can be seen in the role of Mr. Merdle in Estelle Scrooge! Patrick's award-winning career includes early training and professional experience as a part of PCPA's class of 1982!
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    Book and Direction : John Caird

    Book, Music, and Lyrics : Paul Gordon

    Musical Supervisor : Brad Haak

    Director of Photography and Editor : Tyler Milliron

    Choreography : Natalie Lomonte

    Produced by : Streaming Musicals

    In association with : Michael Jackowitz of WitzEnd Productions,
    Michael Alden, and David Bryant

    Executive Producers : Jeffrey Grove and Kevin Surace

    Executive Producers for Streaming Musicals : Tom Polum and Stacia Fernandez

    Co-Executive Producers : Jeffrey Grove, Allan Herzog and Dawn Smalberg / Bev Ragavoy

    Originally developed at : Rubicon Theatre Company

    Further development and support : Rhinebeck Writers’ Retreat

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    Betsy Wolfe
    Estella Scrooge

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    Clifton Duncan
    Philip Nickleby

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    Lauren Patten

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    Patrick Page
    Mr. Merdle

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    Carolee Carmello
    Marela Havisham

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    Danny Burstein
    Ebenezer Scrooge

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    Megan McGinnis
    Betty Cratchit

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    Tom Nelis

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    Em Grosland

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    Phoenix Best
    Charity and Mercy Pecksniff

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    David Bryant
    Mr. Podsnap

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    Gabrielle Reid
    Mrs. Pumblechook

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    Samuel Lee Roberts
    Mr. Flopson

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    Michael Francis Mcbride
    Mr. Dombey

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    Kristen Faith Oei
    Ms. Skiffins

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    Michele Lee
    Ms. Noggs

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    Meg Gibson

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    William Youmans

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    Kevyn Morrow
    Jasper Jaggers

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    Sarah Litzsinger
    Sissy Jupe

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    Joziyah Patrick Jean-Felix
    Young Pip

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    Brooklyn Shuck
    Young Essy

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    Adam Halpin
    Bob Cratchit

    Willow McCarthy
    Tiny Tammy

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What are the system requirements?
    You can watch on PCs running Windows 7+, Intel-based Macs running OSX 10.9+. You can also watch on Android tablets and phones, and iPhone and iPad using the SHIFT72 app. You will need a broadband or fiber internet connection - dial up will not work. You'll find a complete list of requirements below.

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    Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer or Opera. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported. You will need a broadband or fiber internet connection - dial up will not work.

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    Mac OSX 10.9 or later. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Opera. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported. You will need a broadband or fiber internet connection – dial-up will not work.

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    Yes, you can watch content using Safari and this requires iOS 11.2 or later. You can also watch content using the SHIFT72 app which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. The app requires iOS 10 or later and allows you to stream content and download to watch offline. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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    What devices can I Chromecast from?
    You can Chromecast from a Chrome web browser or from an Android device using the SHIFT72 app.

    How do I watch content using Chromecast from Chrome?
    Make sure you have connected your Chromecast to your TV and Wi-Fi network then follow the steps below. Your computer must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast. For information or assistance connecting Chromecast to your TV and/or Wi-FI network, see
    1. Make sure you're using the latest version of Chrome by navigating to Settings > About Google Chrome and update your Chrome browser to the latest version, if necessary. If you're having trouble, here's how to update Chrome.
    2. In Chrome browser go to the film or TV page and start playing the content.
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    4. Select your Chromecast device.
    5. The film or TV episode will now start playing on your Chromecast device.

    Can I use my iPhone or iPad or Android device or computer to watch it on my Roku device attached to my TV?
    Yes, you can stream from an iPhone, iPad, Android or PC through the SHIFT72 iOS app, or Android or PC, or through the Safari browser or chrome browser using Screen Mirroring to your Roku device.

    Can I use my iPhone or iPad to watch it on my AppleTV?
    Yes, you can stream from an iPhone or iPad to an AppleTV through the SHIFT72 iOS app or through the Safari browser using AirPlay.

    The subtitles are being cutoff at the bottom of the screen on AppleTV. What do I need to do?
    On Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th generation), go to Settings > AirPlay > AirPlay Display Underscan. On Apple TV (2nd or 3rd Generation), go to Settings > Audio & Video > Adjust for AirPlay Overscan.

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    Danny Burstein as Ebenezer Scrooge and Betsy Wolfe as Estella Scrooge
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    Clifton Duncan as Philip Nickleby
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    Megan McGinnis as Betty Cratchit, Willow McCarthy as Tiny Tammy, Adam Halpin as Bob Cratchit
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    Patrick Page as Mr. Merdle
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    Sarah Litzsinger as Sissy Jupe
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    Lauren Patten as Dawkins

    John Caird (Book, Direction) is an Honorary Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company,
    Principal Guest Director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm and a freelance writer and director of
    plays, musicals and operas. His National Theatre productions include
    Hamlet, Money, Humble Boy, The
    Seagull, Stanley, Trelawney of the Wells, Peter Pan
    and his own Olivier Award-winning version of
    Candide which is now playing in multiple productions world-wide. His recent directorial
    credits include
    Knights’ Tale and Hamlet, both in Tokyo, Don Giovanni at WNO in Cardiff, McQueen at
    the Haymarket Theatre,
    Tosca in Chicago, Houston and LA, Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Stratford Festival
    in Canada,
    La Bohème in San Francisco and Toronto, Parsifal in Chicago, Twelfth Night in Tokyo, and his
    own musical
    Daddy Long Legs Off-Broadway, in Tokyo and all across the U.S. His directorial work for the
    RSC has included over 20 productions of Shakespeare as well as classic and new plays, including
    Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Beggar’s Opera, Twelfth Night, Peter Pan, Our Friends
    in the North, Nicholas Nickleby
    and Les Misérables - the last two productions winning numerous awards
    in the West End, Broadway and all around the world. At Dramaten in Stockholm he has directed
    and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dance of Death, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Gertrud
    and The
    Merry Wives of Windsor.
    Other productions include Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre, Becket at the
    Haymarket and
    Song & Dance at the Palace Theatre. For BBC TV, he adapted and directed Henry IV
    Parts I and II
    . John is also the Founder of the Mustardseed Arts and Educational Trust, a UK charity that
    raises funds for artistic and educational projects all around the world.

    Paul Gordon (Book, Music & Lyrics) was nominated for a 2001 Tony Award for composing the music and
    lyrics to the musical
    Jane Eyre. He won the 2015 Jeff Award for Best New Work for his book, music and
    lyrics for
    Sense and Sensibility, commissioned by Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. He is the recipient of the
    2009 Ovation Award for his music and lyrics to
    Daddy Long Legs which has had productions all over the
    world and was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, an Off-Broadway Alliance Award and three
    Outer Critic Circle Awards. Paul has been an advocate for capturing theatre on film while creating new
    revenue streams for theatre artists. His company,, has been on the forefront of
    this movement and his musicals
    Pride and Prejudice, Emma and No One Called Ahead can currently be
    streamed on Amazon Prime and other online platforms.
    Knight’s Tale, written with John Caird, opened
    at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo, 2018 and is slated for its second production in 2021. His other shows
    Being Earnest, Analog and Vinyl, The Front, Juliet and Romeo, Sleepy Hollow, The Circle,
    t and The Sportswriter. In his former life, Paul was a pop songwriter and wrote several number one

    Brad Haak (Musical Supervisor). Brad’s Broadway credits include music direction for Disney’s Mary
    Poppins, An American in Paris, Elton John’s Lestat, Il Divo - A Musical Affair
    ; and as a pianist: The
    Phantom of the Opera, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
    and The Full Monty. Brad has conducted national tours of
    Disney’s The Lion King and Miss Saigon. Other collaborations with John Caird and composer Paul Gordon
    include music supervision and orchestrations for
    Knight’s Tale (Tokyo, and with the Tokyo Philharmonic),
    Daddy Long Legs (Off Broadway, London, Tokyo, Seoul) and Jane Eyre (Tokyo). Other international
    credits include
    Sousatzka (Toronto), An American in Paris (Paris) and Honk! (Singapore and the
    Philippines). Highlights of his numerous regional theatre credits include
    Follies and Sunday in the Park
    with George
    (at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre; Jeff Award for music direction), eight productions at the
    famed 10,000-seat outdoor Municipal Theatre of St. Louis,
    Children of Eden at the Kennedy Center, and
    most recently
    Ragtime at Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars. Brad’s concert work has included
    performances with such singers as Audra McDonald, Ashley Brown, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Hedley
    and Sir Paul McCartney. His arrangements and orchestrations have been performed by the Boston and
    New York Pops, L.A. Philharmonic and National Symphony at the Kennedy Center. Brad trained at
    Northwestern University and is a native of Chicago.

    Tyler Milliron (Director of Photography and Editor) is a Creative Director based out of New York City. He
    merges extensive experience in Film, Theatre, Painting, Glass Art, and Music with focused, streamlined
    business acumen to create Artful solutions in today's media market.

    Zach Wilson (Production Art Design) is a designer specializing in theatrical projections. He grew up in
    Northern California and has worked on a wide variety of productions. A lover of all and a practitioner of
    many aspects of the arts, Zach has worn countless hats throughout his career so far as a projection,
    scenic and graphic designer, as well as a performer, technician and editor (to name a few). Although
    versed in a wide gamut of design styles, Zach often has a way of bringing a sense of whimsy into his
    work, and has been known to whisk an audience off into the story. Zach has a great appreciation for all
    art forms, but musical theatre certainly has his heart.

    Somie Pak (Costume Design). Despite her penchant for period costumes and her love of theatre and
    fashion, costume design did not enter Somie’s life until mid-2014 when she was asked to be the
    costume designer for two world premiere plays,
    Shades of Blue and What Was Lost, presented by
    Beautiful Soup Theater. And then, as they so shrewdly say, the rest is history. In 2016, she interned with
    the Tony and Academy Award-winning designer Ann Roth on
    Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical
    Sensation of 1921
    and All That Followed. In 2018, she designed the highly anticipated television pilot,
    “Mélange,” directed by Emmy Award-winning director Gary Donatelli and Tony Award-winning producer
    Tim Kashani, and starring Morgan Fairchild. In 2019, she was nominated for the Henry Hewes Design
    Award by the American Theatre Wing for her design of
    Mary Stuart. A self-proclaimed nerd and geek,
    Somie is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is based in Manhattan. In her spare time, she
    enjoys running her cosplay repair center as Nurse Patchit at New York Comic Con, dressing models for
    photoshoots and NYFW, dabbling in wardrobe on and off Broadway, and picking out the right sash for
    her World Domination poster.

    Dena Olivieri (Hair and Makeup Design) is a NYC-based makeup artist for film, television and theater,
    and is an alumna of the Make Up For Ever Academy NY and Cinema Makeup School LA. Dena has
    studied under some of the most well respected make-up artists in the industry such as Ve Neill, Dany
    Sanz, Craig Lindberg, Rod Maxwell, etc. Dena has worked on various TV shows, theater productions,
    short/feature films, commercials and live events. Efficient in camera ready makeup as well as specialty
    SFX & theatrical styles.

    Katherine White (Props Design) is a NYC-based Prop Designer and Food Stylist. Her most recent work
    can be seen in
    Marry Harry and Emma on Streaming Musicals. She has worked with various companies
    throughout New York including; New York City Children's Theater, Hunter College, New York University,
    Astoria Performing Arts Center, and Queens Theater in the Park. She is delighted to be a part of Estella
    Scrooge and is excited to start creating art again!

    Natalie Lomonte (Choreography). Recent Collaborations: 2019 Every Woman Biennial (La Mama
    Galleria) – Choreographer; 2019
    Sentiments of the Shooting Stars (Ailey/Fordham BFA Fall Concert) –
    Choreographer; 2020
    Goddess Logic (Music Video) – Choreographer; 2020 Iron & Coal (Gerald W. Lynch
    Theater) – Director, Choreographer; 2020 Rise from
    Our Hearts (collaboration with visual artist &
    musician, The Soap Gallery, Youngstown, OH) – Choreographer. Current Collaborations:
    CL Dance
    (studio, company) – Associate Creative Director. Projects Postponed: Boys Will Be Boys (The
    Pond Theater Co.) – Choreographer at 59e59 Theaters, NYC - original dates March-April 2020;
    Pieces of
    the Moon
    (One Year Lease Theater Co.) – Choreographer at Stages Repertory Theatre, Houston - original
    dates August-September 2020.

    Tara Rubin Casting (Casting). Broadway: Sing Street, Ain’t Too Proud, King Kong, Dear Evan Hansen,
    Aladdin, Phantom of the Opera, The Band’s Visit, Indecent, Jersey Boys, Summer: The Donna Summer
    Musical, Prince of Broadway, A Bronx Tale, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Cats, Falsettos, School of Rock,
    Billy Elliot
    . Regional: Yale Rep (16 seasons), The Old Globe, Asolo, La Jolla Playhouse, Paper Mill

    Michael Jackowitz, WitzEnd Productions (Producer). Current: Diana (Longacre Theatre/Broadway).
    Once on This Island (Tony Award). Recent: Escape to Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett, Lifespan of a Fact
    starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale. Upcoming:
    The Hawaiian Goddess by Keali’i
    Reichel, Patrick Makuakane and Roslyn Catracchia;
    Poseidon by Jonathan Prince and Andrew Lippa; Dark
    of the Moon
    by Jonathan Prince, Lindy Robbins and Dave Bassett. Past: Tuck Everlasting (Broadway);
    Daddy Long Legs (Off-Broadway, Davenport Theater), the first show ever live-streamed from NYC;
    Séance on a Wet Afternoon, an opera by Stephen Schwartz (Lincoln Center, Opera Santa Barbara); How
    to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    (Broadway) starring Daniel Radcliffe, Darren Criss and Nick
    Jonas (Tony Nomination);
    Pippin (Menier Chocolate Factory, London); The Best Is Yet To Come/The
    Music of Cy Coleman
    (Drama Desk Award); My Fairytale by Stephen Schwartz; My Antonia; It’s Only Life
    by John Bucchino, directed by Daisy Prince; and the West Coast Premiere of
    tick, tick...BOOM! Michael
    served as the Musical Theater Liaison for the Harold Prince Musical Theater Program at The Directors
    Company in New York (1993) and is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute’s Producing Seminar
    (1996) in New York. He continues to serve as Rubicon Theatre’s Director of New Work in California. He is
    the Founding Partner of WitzEnd Productions, formed in 2013 for the creation of New Work with
    partners Marvin Kahan, Jeffrey Grove, Laura Dean-Koch, Anne Towbes and Kevin Surace.

    David Bryant, David Bryant Productions (Producer). Past Productions: Broadway: Getting the Band Back
    (starring Marilu Henner and directed by John Rando), Come From Away (under Michael Alden
    A Time to Kill (based on the novel by John Grisham, his first novel-to-play adaptation and
    production with lead producer Daryl Roth),
    A Tale of Two Cities, the musical. Off Broadway: Daddy Long
    , John Caird and Paul Gordon musical, (Drama Desk Award); Wiesenthal (starring Tom Dugan, Drama
    Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations);
    Lonesome Traveler, the musical (Drama Desk and Outer
    Critics Circle nominations). Streaming/Television:
    Emma, the musical, and Pride and Prejudice, the
    musical, both written by Paul Gordon and available through Film:
    Lilly (written
    and directed by Rachel Feldman, lead producer J. Todd Harris. Lilly is a dramatic feature film based on
    the remarkable life of Lilly Ledbetter, the woman for whom President Obama named his first piece of
    legislation - The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. Television: “Noisey Nation,” a digital rap series
    competition around the US, partnered with Vice, Viceland, A&E Network and RocNation. Other projects
    via Dorian Productions (digital series in development) “Country Soundstage” and “Latin Soundstage.” As
    an actor, David performed on Broadway in
    Amadeus, Sunday in the Park with George and Show Boat. He
    starred as the original Marius in the Broadway company of
    Les Misérables. He also appeared in the Off-
    Broadway play,
    Appear and Show Cause, for which he won the Audelco Award for Best Actor. Spanning
    an acting career of over 30 years on stage, film and television, David has had the pleasure of working
    with Sir Peter Hall, Sir Ian McKellan, Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine, Sir Trevor Nunn, Bernadette
    Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Hal Prince, Frank Langella, Elaine Stritch, John McMartin, Jeremy Northam,
    Marissa Haggerty, Vincenzo Natali, among others. He can be heard on the original Broadway recordings
    Les Misérables and the revival of Hal Prince’s Show Boat.

    Michael Alden (Producer). Broadway: Come From Away, Disgraced (Pulitzer Prize 2013), Grey Gardens,
    Bridge & Tunnel on Broadway
    by and with Sarah Jones (2006 Special Tony Award). West End: Come
    From Away
    (2019 Olivier for Best Musical), David Seidler’s original play, The King’s Speech and the multi-
    award winning
    Bat Boy the Musical. Off-Broadway: Not That Jewish, Becoming Dr. Ruth, Spalding Gray:
    Stories Left to Tell, Sarah Jones’ Bridge & Tunnel, Bat Boy the Musical, Save It For The Stage: The Life Of
    , written and starring Tony Award winner Charles Nelson Reilly. Film: UnZipped, Just Cause, The
    Zookeeper, Kissing Jessica Stein
    and My Beautiful Stutter. In Development: feature length documentaries
    When Reagan Killed Roosevelt, Just Say Yo! and the supernatural feature film, Cursed.

    The three-year-old Streaming Musicals is dedicated to presenting new, original musical theatre content,
    bringing live theatre to international audiences. The productions are filmed on theatrical and sound
    stages in high definition video and sound. Streaming Musicals also supports the creative artists who
    provide the site’s content with a revolutionary profit-sharing model.
    Streaming Musicals is made up of a group of artists who want to make it easier for audiences to watch
    musicals and plays. They do it because they love theatre and want to share it with the world. The
    company captures the magic of theatre on film and bring it directly to viewer’s devices. The company
    focuses on storytelling, character, and music. The company has also pioneered revolutionary new profitsharing
    models that support the artists.
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