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Theater Spotlight: Scrooge returns for holiday run

| Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Patrick Page stars as Scrooge and Marco Petrucci as Tiny Tim in Pittsburgh CLO's 2016 production of 'A Musical Christmas Carol.'
Archie Carpenter
Patrick Page stars as Scrooge and Marco Petrucci as Tiny Tim in Pittsburgh CLO's 2016 production of 'A Musical Christmas Carol.'

The long-running holiday staple from Pittsburgh CLO is back again from Dec. 8 to 23 at the Byham Theater.

Broadway actor Patrick Page will reprise his role as Ebenezer Scrooge, and Tim Hartman is back as Mr. Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Present.

This year, CLO is partnering with Beverly's Birthdays to host a toy drive throughout all performances. Items needed are: new baby/preschool educational toys, coloring books, crayons, teen gifts such as makeup sets and deodorant packs, superhero toys, toy cars, sporting goods, Barbies and baby dolls. Favorites include: Paw Patrol, Legos, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Shopkins and Disney princesses.

“A Musical Christmas Carol,” Dec. 8-23, Byham Theater, Pittsburgh. Tickes are $16.75-$60.75 and half price for kids 3 to 14. 412-456-6666 or pittsburghclo.org

On stage

“The Humans”: Through Dec. 10. Presented by Pittsburgh Public Theater. O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh. $25-$65; $15.75 for students and ages 26 and younger. 412-316-1600 or ppt.org

“ ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”: Dec. 8-9. Presented by Greensburg Civic Theatre, Greensburg Garden & Civic Center. $11, $9 in advance. gctheatre.org

Theatre Factory's “A Christmas Story”: Dec. 7-17, Trafford. $20, $18 senior and students, $15 on Thursdays. 412-374-9200 or thetheatrefactory.org

Stage Right's “A Christmas Story”: Dec. 8-10, Lamp Theatre, Irwin. $15-$20. 724-367-4000 or lamptheatre.org

Pict Classic Theatre's Oscar Wilde weekend: “In the Company of Oscar Wilde,” Dec. 7-10, $39, $36 for seniors, $20 for students, $13 for 18 and under; “The Trial of Oscar Wilde,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, $50; “Oscar Wilde Fairy Tales,” 2 p.m. Dec. 9, $10. All at Frick Art Museum Point Breeze. picttheatre.org

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