By Charles Dickens

Adaptation and Original Lyrics by Rick Lombardo
Original Music by Anna Lackaff and Rick Lombardo
Music Arrangements by Anna Lackaff
Directed by Brian Weaver

Run time:  Approximately 2 hours including one 15 minute intermission.


 Join Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghostly spirits who visit on Christmas Eve to guide the grumpy miser through a redemptive and transformative journey towards friendship and love. The traditional ghost story surprisingly staged and contemporarily cast.  Hopeful, musical, and, above all, fun!


Ebenezer Scrooge – Michael Mendelson*
Marley & Ghosts of Past, Present, & Future –  Cycerli Ash*
Bob Cratchit, Mr. Fezziwig, Miner, Businessman, Old Joe –  Ben Tissell*
Mrs. Cratchit, Mrs. Fezziwig  – Laila Murphy
Young Scrooge,  Topper, Businessman – Dan Tracy
Fred, Belle, Mrs. Dilber – Melissa Mahoney
Collecting Man, Fan, Hermione – Delaney Barbour+
Elizabeth, Miner’s wife, Molly – Lauren Vander Aarde+
Martha, Ship’s Watch – Ash Heffernan+
Ship’s Pilot, Undertaker’s Man, Businessman, Understudy  – Auntais Faulkner+
Dick Wilkens, Edna, Understudy – Pedro Dominguez+
Ship’s Pilot, Understudy – Jackson Wells
Belinda, Fezziwig daughter, Maid, – Elizabeth Tran, Melody Wells
Boy Scrooge, Peter, Want – Henry Bieker, Phillip Wells
Fezziwig party guest, Willie, Miner – Victoria L., Victor Wells
Boy at Scrooge’s window, Alice, Turkey Boy, Ignorance – Imani Hill, Eva Leoniak
Tim Cratchit, Miner –  Mila Kashiwabara, Margot Weaver

A Christmas Carol kids are double cast. If you are hoping to see a specific child performer, please consult this schedule for their assigned performances.


Director – Brian Weaver
Music Director – Matthew Capurro
Original Scenic Designer – Owen Walz
Lighting Designer – Solomon Weisbard
Costume Designer – Jessica Bobillot Kroeze
Properties Designer & Scenic Artist  – Alex Meyer^
Stage Manager –  Lilo Alfaro*^
Assistant Director  – Taylor Stark +
Assistant Stage Manager Thyra Hartshorn*
Assistant Stage Manager – Riley Lozano+
Master Carpenter –  Molly Gardner
Master Electrician  – Jeff Ruggiero
Design Apprentice –  BeiYi Teo+

Additional choreography by Cycerli Ash and Delaney Barbour

Appears as courtesy of Actor's Equity

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Former Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member

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