Twist Your Dickens

 
Twist Your Dickens
A Second City Production
Written by Peter Gwinn & Bobby Mort

December 2 - December 30, 2016 in the Owen

The Second City’s irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, Twist Your Dickens, returns to Goodman Theatre for its third year—with new holiday hilarity and favorite faces. Written by former The Colbert Report writers Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort and directed by Second City alum Ron West, Twist Your Dickens is the story of Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three outrageous ghosts—plus nods to other beloved yuletide specials. 

Press Release: November 8, 2016 | Cast Announced for The Second City's Twist Your Dickens

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VIDEO
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Twist Your Dickens

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    Ron West (Director and Scrooge) in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Carisa Barecca (Ghost of Christmas Present), Ron West (Scrooge), Sarah Dell’Amico (Tiny Tim), Greg Matthew Anderson (Cratchit) and Katie Caussin (Mrs. Cratchit) in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Joe Dempsey in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Carisa Barecca and Joe Dempsey in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Ron West (Director and Scrooge) and Greg Matthew Anderson (Ghost of Christmas Future) in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Greg Matthew Anderson in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Cast members in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Joel Boyd and Greg Matthew Anderson in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Sarah Dell’Amico, Katie Caussin and Joe Dempsey in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    Ensemble Joe Dempsey, Ron West, Greg Matthew Anderson, Carisa Barecca, Sarah Dell’Amico, Katie Caussin, and Joel Boyd in The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theatre (December 2 – December 30, 2016). www.goodmantheatre.org/twist

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    BOBBY MORT is a writer and actor who studied improv and sketch comedy in Chicago. He performed as part of the iO Theater ensemble People of Earth and sketch trio Maximum Party Zone. He wrote the screenplays for Circle of Pain and Beatdown and won an Emmy Award for his work on The Colbert Report (Comedy Central).

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    PETER GWINN has co-written the musicals Listen, Kid…and Moulin Scrooge with Stephanie McCullough, and co-wrote and co-starred in The Awesome Show trilogy with Meagan Flanigan, all at iO Theater. Gwinn is a founding member of the musical improv ensemble Baby Wants Candy. New York productions include Listen, Kid… and Peter Gwinn’s The Confidence Ladder (Upright Citizens Brigade Theater). Regional productions include Twist Your Dickens (Centre Theater Group, Los Angeles; Portland Center Stage, Portland) and Moulin Scrooge (WreckingBall Theater Lab, Denver). He also performs in multiple improv shows at iO and the UCB Theater in New York. He has won two Emmy Awards as a writer for The Colbert Report (Comedy Central). He also wrote for the Amazon original series Alpha House, starring John Goodman.

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  • Director
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    RON WEST (Scrooge/ Director) reprises the role of Scrooge after appearing in the original Los Angeles production of Twist Your Dickens at Center Theatre Group. Recent television credits include The Soul Man and Blunt Talk. Recent directing credits include Life Expectancy (Hollywood Fringe), The 39 Steps (Malibu Playhouse), Twist Your Dickens (Portland Center Stage) and a reading of the Swann/West musical The People vs. Friar Laurence (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). He has directed many shows for The Second City, including the award-winning Curious George Goes to War and the international tour of Sex & The Second City. He won the 2008 Jeff Award for his adaptation of The Comedy of Errors at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. 

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