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Three-Time Director Henry Wishcamper’s Cast includes newcomers Travis Knight as the Ghost of Christmas Past; Aaron Lamm as Boy Scrooge; Madeline Ruhl as Flautist; and Amaris Sanchez as Emily Cratchit

CHICAGO, IL -  “There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit” (Chicago Sun-Times) than Goodman Theatre’s annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, now in its 38th year featuring new talent and Chicago favorites. Under director Henry Wishcamper, Larry Yando who “gets better every passing year” (Chicago Tribune) stars as the irascible Ebenezer Scrooge and Nathaniel Buescher returns for his second time as Tiny Tim. The cast of 25 (full list below) includes 21 returning cast members and welcomes four newcomers to the production: Aaron Lamm (Boy Scrooge), Travis Knight (Ghost of Christmas Past), Madeline Ruhl (Flautist) and Amaris Sanchez (Emily).

A Christmas Carol runs November 14– December 27 in the Goodman’s Albert Theatre (opening night is November 22). Tickets ($25 – $102) can be purchased at GoodmanTheatre.org/Joy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). Discounted Group Tickets for 15 persons or more are available at 312.443.3820 or by emailing Groups@GoodmanTheatre.org. Purchase Goodman Gift Certificates in any amount at GoodmanTheatre.org. The flexibility of Goodman Gift Certificates allows recipients to choose the production, date and time of their performance. Artists, dates and ticket prices are subject to change. Fifth Third Bank is the Major Corporate Sponsor; PepsiCo is the Official Beverage Sponsor; Aon and KPMG LLP are the Corporate Sponsor Partners for A Christmas Carol.

Company of A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper

Unless otherwise noted, performers live in Chicago.

 

Theo Allyn………………………………………………….Miss Ortle/Mrs. Creakle

Justin Amolsch…………………………………………….Musician

Kareem Bandealy………………………………………….Narrator/Young Scrooge

Nathaniel Buescher……………………………………….Tiny Tim

Andrew Coil………………………………………………..Musician

Paige Collins……………………………………………….Martha/Fan/Young Woman

Phillip Cusic………………………………………………..Peter Cratchit

Lisa Gaye Dixon…………………………………………..Ghost of Christmas Present

Joe Foust………………………………………………….Jacob Marley/Young Marley/Old Joe

Allen Gilmore………………………………………………Alternate Scrooge

Anish Jethmalani (Forest Park) ………………………….Fred

Travis Knight………………………………………………Ghost of Christmas Past

Aaron Lamm……………………………………………….Boy Scrooge

J. Salome Martinez………………………………………..Dick Wilkins/Pie Seller/Future

Larry Neumann Jr…………………………………………Schoolmaster/Percy/Undertaker

Ron Rains………………………………………………….Bob Cratchit

Malcolm Ruhl (Evanston)…………………………………Musician/Mr. Keys

Madeline Ruhl (Evanston)………………………………….Musician

Amaris Sanchez (Bolingbrook)…………………………….Emily

Kim Schultz………………………………………………..Mrs. Fezziwig/Charwoman

Skye Sparks ………………………………………………Belinda

Brett Tuomi………………………………………………..Mr. Fezziwig

Kristina Valada-Viars………………………………………Abby/Belle

Penelope Walker…………………………………………..Mrs. Cratchit

Larry Yando………………………………………………..Ebenezer Scrooge


More than 100 Chicagoland youth auditioned for A Christmas Carol 

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