A Christmas Carol


A Christmas Carol
(40th annual production)                     
Adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper                            
November 18 – 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 Schoolmaster; 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. 

ONSTAGE +
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PRESS RELEASES
December 18, 2017 | Tiny Tim Drive
December 6, 2017 | First Ever Sensory Friendly Performance of A Christmas Carol
November 14, 2017 | Humans of A Christmas Carol 

PHOTOS
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VIDEO
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40th Annual Production of A Christmas Carol

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    The cast of the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    J. Salome Martinez (Abe), Ali Burch (Frida), Paris Strickland (Tiny Tim), Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge), Jonah D. Winston, Sadieh Rifai and Penelope Walker (Mrs.Crumb) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Lisa Gaye Dixon (Ghost of Christmas Present) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    The cast of the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Kareem Bandealy (Young Scrooge), Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Sadieh Rifai (Belle) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Molly Brennan (Undertaker), Cameron Goode, Joe Foust (Old Joe), Kei, Meighan Gerachis (Charwoman) and Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Molly Brennan (Ghost of Christmas Past) and Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Joe Foust (Jacob Marley) and Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Maggie Chong (Emily Cratchit), Kei (Kei Cratchit), Ron E. Rains (Bob Cratchit), Paris Strickland (Tiny Tim), Andrea Crisp (Belinda Cratchit), Aaron Stone (Peter Cratchit) and Michele Vasquez (Mrs. Cratchit) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Ali Burch, Andrew Coil  (Musician/Fiddler), Jonah D. Winston (Mr. Fezziwig), Penelope Walker (Mrs.Fezziwig) and Gregory Hirte (Musician, Fiddler) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Ali Burch, Andrew Coil  (Musician/Fiddler), Jonah D. Winston (Mr. Fezziwig), Penelope Walker (Mrs.Fezziwig) and Gregory Hirte (Musician, Fiddler) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge), Penelope Walker (Mrs. Fezziwig) and Breon Arzell (Dick Wilkins) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge), Cameron Goode (Boy Scrooge), Ariana Burks (Fan) and Molly Brennan (Ghost of Christmas Past) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Jonah Winston (Ortle), Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Penelope Walker (Mrs. Crumb) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Aaron Stone (Peter Cratchit), Kei (Kei Cratchit), Andrea Crisp (Belinda Cratchit), Michele Vasquez (Mrs. Cratchit), Ron E. Rains (Bob Cratchit), Ariana Burks (Martha Cratchit), Maggie Chong (Emily Cratchit), Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Breon Arzell (Ghost of Christmas Future) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Aaron Stone (Peter Cratchit), Kei (Kei Cratchit), Andrea Crisp (Belinda Cratchit), Michele Vasquez (Mrs. Cratchit), Ron E. Rains (Bob Cratchit), Ariana Burks (Martha Cratchit), Maggie Chong (Emily Cratchit), Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Breon Arzell (Ghost of Christmas Future) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Breon Arzell (Ghost of Christmas Future) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Meighan Gerachis (Schoolteacher), Aaron Stone, Kei, Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge), Andrea Crisp, Paris Strickland, Maggie Chong and Cameron Goode in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Lisa Gaye Dixon (Ghost of Christmas Present) and Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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    Maggie Chong (Want), Lisa Gaye Dixon (Ghost of Christmas Present), Aaron Stone (Ignorance) and Larry Yando (Ebenezer Scrooge) in the 40th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (November 18 – December 31, 2017). GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol

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  • Director
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    HENRY WISHCAMPER is a member of the Goodman’s Artistic Collective. His Goodman Theatre directing credits include The Little Foxes, the world premiere of Ask Aunt Susan, his own adaptation of Animal Crackers (Jeff Award nomination), A Christmas Carol (2013 and 2014 productions), Other Desert Cities and Talking Pictures. Other Chicago directing credits include The Dance of Death (Jeff nomination) at Writers Theatre and The Night Alive at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His New York directing credits include Spirit Control at Manhattan Theatre Club; Graceland at LCT3; Port Authority at Atlantic Theater Company; Elvis People at New World Stages; The Polish Play at Katharsis Theater Company and Pullman Car Hiawatha at Keen Company (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Revival of a Play). Regional theater and other directing credits include Animal Crackers at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the American premiere of Conor McPherson’s The Birds at the Guthrie Theater; Engaging Shaw and The Mystery of Irma Vep at The Old Globe and The Seafarer and Speech & Debate at TheaterWorks. He has served as the assistant director of the Broadway productions of August: Osage Countyand Shining City. His adaptation of Animal Crackers has been produced by the Denver Center Theatre Company, Baltimore Center Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Lyric Stage Company. Wishcamper was the Artistic Director of Katharsis Theater Company in New York and the Maine Summer Dramatic Institute (MSDI) in Portland, Maine. At MSDI, he founded Shakespeare in Deering Oaks Park, a free Shakespeare festival in Portland's primary public park featuring students from MSDI's education program. Wishcamper is a Drama League directing fellow and a graduate of Yale University.

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