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Girls step into traditionally male roles

It turns out the operative word in the classic character is “Tiny” and not “Tim.”

For the first time since the North Shore Music Theatre began performing Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in 1989, one of the key roles in the upcoming production — Tiny Tim  — will be played by a girl, 8-year-old Sophia Wulsin of Lowell.  

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