Artist Bio

Ron E. Rains

Ron E. Rains

(Bio as of June 2019)

Ron E. Rains (Mayor Shinn) returns to the Goodman, where he played Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol for eleven seasons. Other Goodman credits include The Matchmaker, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Passion Play and Revenge of the Space Pandas. Chicago credits include work with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, TimeLine Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Paramount Theatre and Writers Theatre. Television credits include Chicago Justice and Chicago Med. Rains is also known for his role as the Head Film Critic for The Onion (Peter Rosenthal). Rains is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, and is represented by Paonessa TalentRonRains.com

Watch & Listen More

  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos

With Goodman Theatre