Artist Bio

Asher Alcantara

(Bio as of October 2019)

Asher Alcantara (Boy Scrooge/Peter Cratchit) returns to the Goodman to reprise his role as Boy Scrooge and Peter Cratchit in A Christmas Carol. Chicago credits include The Magic Flute (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Peter Pan (Music Theater Works); Another Way West (Northwestern University’s Waa-Mu Show); Oliver! (Citadel Theatre); Billy Elliot (Highland Park Players); Les Misérables (LZP Productions); Annie Get Your Gun (Starlight Theatre). Regional: The Drowsy Chaperone (Interlochen Center for the Arts). Commercial credits include television spots for Kraft Lunchables and CDW. An eighth grader at Wilmette Junior High, Alcantara has studied at Interlochen Center for the Arts, The Performer’s School, Actors Training Center and Dance Center Evanston.