Ellis Paul is a singer/songwriter and musician from Aroostook County, Maine who was a notable figure in the popularization of what is known as the "Boston school of songwriting," a style of music centered around aemotivelyliterate form of folk-pop. Releasing his debut album, Am I Home, in 1989, Paul is credited for bridging the gap between the traditionalist folk ofluminarieslike Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, and more contemporary folk acts that have risen to prominence in the 21st century.
Based on Charles Dickens' perennial classic novel of the same title, A Christmas Carol has become an iconic Christmas season tradition on stages all around he world. The story follows an ill-mannered miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who is convinced to change his ways after three ghosts from Christmases past, present and future visit him on Christmas Eve. Many critically-acclaimed stage adaptations of Dickens' tale exist, including a monodrama adapted and performed by world-renowned actor Patrick Stewart and a musical.