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Theater & art


North Shore’s tradition of ‘Bah, humbug!’

BEVERLY — He was — and still is, in many ways — the unlikeliest of Scrooges.

David Coffee, a native of Arlington, Texas, was only 35 years old when he was tabbed by North Shore Music Theatre in 1992 to star in the fourth production of its adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”

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