Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!

The world premiere of The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!," a hilarious take on Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale, opened last night, November 29 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre at 8 p.m. and continues through December 30, 2012. Scroll down for photos from opening night!

The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" is written by Second City alums, Peter Gwinn (formerly of "The Colbert Report") and Bobby Mort (currently of "The Colbert Report") and is directed by yet another Second City alum, Marc Warzecha. The cast features Frank Caeti ("MADtv"), Larry Joe Campbell ("According to Jim"), Dan Castellaneta ("The Simpsons"), Amanda Blake Davis ("Second City Does Dallas" at the Dallas Theater Center), Brian Stepanek ("The Suite Life of Zack and Cody"), Jean Villepique ("Up All Night") and Ron West ("3rd Rock from the Sun").

With its trademark humor, irreverence and originality, The Second City, in a creative collaboration with CTG, is taking the classic Charles Dickens' Christmas tale and giving it a hearty twist. In addition to Scrooge (played by Ron West), the ever-morphing ensemble will bring the famous Victorian streets to frenzied life with Tiny Tim, that fat, plucked goose, all those know-it-all ghosts, a host of anachronistic characters and hilarious improvs which will have Dickens guffawing in his grave. The cast will be joined by an ever-changing stable of starry, drop-in special guests.

Photo Credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Brian Stepanek and special guest Tom Everett Scott

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast members Frank Caeti and Larry Joe Campbell

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast members Frank Caeti and Larry Joe Campbell

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Brian Stepanek and Ron West

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Brian Stepanek, playwright Peter Gwinn, cast member Ron West and cast member Bobby Mort

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Director Marc Warzecha, cast member Larry Joe Campbell and vocal music director David O

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast members Jean Villepique, Ron West and Amanda Blake Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Amanda Blake Davis, playwright Bobby Mort, playwright Peter Gwinn and cast member Jean Villepique

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Amanda Blake Davis, scenic designer Tom Buderwitz and cast member Jean Villepique

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Larry Joe Campbell and director Marc Warzecha

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Director Marc Warzecha and vocal music director David O

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast members Amanda Blake Davis and Jean Villepique

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Playwright Bobby Mort, CTG Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller and playwright Peter Gwinn

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast members Jean Villepique, Dan Castellaneta and Amanda Blake Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Cast member Larry Joe Campbell and CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Special guest Tom Everett Scott

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
Playwrights Bobby Mort and Peter Gwinn

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
CTG Artistic Director Circle member Donna McKenna, Flynn Chernos, McKenna Stutz and Nicolle Wyatt

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
CTG Artistic Director Circle member Donna McKenna, Flynn Chernos, McKenna Stutz and Nicolle Wyatt

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!

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