40th Annual Production of A Christmas Carol,
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
at Goodman Theatre
A Christmas Carol
(40th annual production) Adapted by Tom Creamer, Directed by Henry Wishcamper
Running threw December 31, 2017 in the Albert
Larry Yando marks his 10th
year as Scrooge, and for the 5th
year, Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper directs Charles Dickens’ universal tale of hope and redemption with a cast of 25 featuring Paris Strickland in her Goodman debut as the theater’s first female Tiny Tim and returning cast members: Kareem Bandealy as Narrator/Scrooge Alternate; Ariana D. Burks as Martha Cratchit; Lisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present; Joe Foust as Jacob Marley; J. Salomé Martinez as Abe; Ron E. Rains as Bob Cratchit; Sadieh Rifai as Mrs. Cratchit; Penelope Walker as Mrs. Fezziwig; Jonah D. Winston as Mr. Fezziwig; and musicians Justin Amolsch,
Andrew Coil, Greg Hirte and
Malcolm Ruhl. The newcomers include Breon Arzell as Dick Wilkins; Molly Brennan as Ghost of Christmas Past; Ali Burch as Frida; Meighan Gerachis as School master; and Michele Vazquez as Mrs. Cratchit. The young performers in A Christmas Carol, cast from hundreds of Chicagoland children who auditioned, also include Margaret Chong, 10 (Chicago), as Emily Cratchit; Andrea Crisp, 10
(Darien), as Belinda Cratchit;
Cameron Goode, 15 (Chicago), as Boy Scrooge; Kei, 9 (Chicago), as Turkey Boy; and Aaron Stone, 14 (Round Lake Beach), returning as Peter Cratchit.
Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in the spectacular storytelling, glorious music and Scrooge’s unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 29 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years,
threw – December 31, 2017.
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