Why See Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol?
This is one Christmas treat you won't want to miss as Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, a brand new holiday-themed musical with songs penned by the living legend herself marks its UK premiere at the Southbank Centre this December. For this strictly limited engagement, an ensemble cast and live acoustic band will stage this fabulously festive take on the season, set to Dolly's specially written tunes. So, dust off your cowboy boots and Santa hats, 'cause it's Christmas with a country twist!
A Smoky Mountain take on Charles Dickens' classic
Based on both Parton's festive feel-good hit Smoky Mountain Christmas and the Yuletide classic A Christmas Carol, and with a book from David H. Bell, the story transports the action to the mountains of Tennessee, where mining company bigwig Ebenezer Scrooge reigns tyrannically. As in the original, Scrooge has a date set with destiny, meeting the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who hold a mirror up to his curmudgeonly ways.
This glorious new show looks set to become a seasonal mainstay! Please note, Dolly herself does not star in this production.
Opening night: 8 December 2022
Two hours, 30 minutes including interval
And before you stop reading
Please note, Dolly herself will not be featuring in this production
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You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.
Cast and Creative
Book by David H. Bell
Music by Dolly Parton
Directed by Curt Wollan
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