"A thing of soulful delight"
– CHICAGO TRIBUNE

November 19 - December 31, 2016 in Goodman's Albert Theatre

Around 2 hours and 10 minutes including one intermission

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with A Christmas Carol—Chicago's favorite holiday tradition!

"There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit" (Chicago Sun-Times) than experiencing the joy of this timeless tale of hope and redemption. Charles Dickens’ messages of hope, charity and kindness towards others mean more than ever this season. Share this heartwarming tradition—chock full of festive music, glorious costumes and more stage magic than ever—with friends and loved ones. It’s the best show to get at the true meaning of the holidays.

 

 

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Artists

By CHARLES DICKENS, Adaptation by TOM CREAMER, Directed by HENRY WISHCAMPER

Cast

JUSTIN AMOLSCH - Musician, French Horn
KAREEM BANDEALY - Narrator, Young Scrooge, Scrooge Alternate
NATHANIEL BUESCHER - Tiny Tim
ANDREW COIL - Musician, Fiddler
JOE FOUST - Marley, Young Marley, Old Joe
HANNAH GOMEZ - Miss Ortle
MARIAH GORDON - Belinda Cratchit
TRAVIS A. KNIGHT - Ghost of Christmas Past
EMMA LADJI - Martha Cratchit, Fan, Young Woman
AARON LAMM - Boy Scrooge, Aaron Crachit
JOHN LISTER - Mr. Fezziwig
J. SALOME MARTINEZ - Abe, Mr. Ortle
LARRY NEUMANN JR. - Schoolmaster, Percy
RON E. RAINS - Bob Cratchit
SADIEH RIFAI - Belle
MALCOLM RUHL - Music Director, Accordion
MADDI RUHL - Musician, Flute
AMARIS SANCHEZ - Emily Cratchit
KIM SCHULTZ - Ghost of Christmas Present
AARON STONE - Peter Cratchit
KRISTINA VALADA-VIARS - Frida, Belle
PENELOPE WALKER - Mrs. Fezziwig, Mrs. Crumb
JONAH D. WINSTON - Young Man, Poulterer, Tree Seller
LARRY YANDO - Ebenezer Scrooge

Creative Team and Crew

TODD ROSENTHAL - Scenic Design
HEIDI SUE MCMATH - Costume Design
KEITH PARHAM - Lighting Design
RICHARD WOODBURY - Sound Design
ANDREW HANSEN - Composer
TOMMY RAPLEY - Choreographer
ADAM BELCUORE - Casting
ERICA SARTINI-COMBS - Casting
ALDEN VASQUEZ - Production Stage Manager
JONATHAN NOOK- Stage Manager

Critical Praise
  • "A thing of soulful delight"

    - Chicago Tribune

  • "We always need Christmas, as conceived by Charles Dickens—generosity of spirit...gratitude...and boundless compassion"

    - Chicago Tribune

  • "It would be difficult to leave the theater unpossessed by joy, goodwill and generosity"

    - Newcity

  • "The genuine warmth of the story shines through"

    - Newcity

  • "The Goodman has done it again, reminding us why we can't stay away from A Christmas Carol"

    - TheaterMania

  • "Leav[es] us utterly besotted with holiday spirit"

    - Chicago Reader

  • "Overwhelm[s] our senses with amazing sets, gorgeous costumes, and eye-popping lighting effects"

    - Chicago Reader

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