A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Directed by Brian Weaver
November 25th – December 30th, 2022
Single tickets on sale now!
Adaptation and Original Lyrics by Rick Lombardo
Original Music by Anna Lackaff and Rick Lombardo
Music Arrangements by Anna Lackaff
Run Time: Approx 95 mins
Sun, December 4th, 2pm
Fri, December 16th, 7pm
ASL Interpreted Performance
Thur, December 8th, 7pm
photos by Shawnte Sims featuring the Cast of the 2022 production of A Christmas Carol
A transformative, musical wonderland that’s fun for all the family
Join Ebenezer Scrooge in a transformative, musical wonderland as he takes a magical journey towards friendship and love, guided by three ghostly spirits. This traditional tale – full of wonder and joy – is surprisingly staged and contemporarily cast; it’s the perfect dose of holiday fun – for all the family.
Please note: Our production of A Christmas Carol is offered as an add-on performance to our Season 15 ticket package. However, if you purchase season tickets now, you will receive a 10% discount code that can be used on tickets to A Christmas Carol.
COVID-19 & Masking at Portland Playhouse
Starting with performances of A Christmas Carol masks are optional, but strongly recommended, at Portland Playhouse.
We recognize there are some members of our community who will find it difficult to safely enjoy their Playhouse experience in a mask-optional environment. Therefore, a number of performances for A Christmas Carol are designated masks required. Please click here to see the performances that require masks.
Health and Safety remains a top priority at Portland Playhouse, as such we will continue to monitor Covid 19 in our community. We ask that you remain flexible as our masking situation may change in the future if we feel it is in the best interest of our cast, crew, staff and patrons.
Covid 19 Policies
- Masks are optional, but recommended;
- Masks are always available upon request – just ask us;
- Proof of vaccination or negative test not required;
- Enhanced cleaning and sanitation of all spaces;
- Air purification systems are present throughout the building;
- Hand Sanitizer stations present throughout the building.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Cycerli Ash* Ebenezer Scrooge
La' Tevin Alexander*^ Marley, Bob Cratchit, Young Scrooge, Understudy: Ebenezer Scrooge
Benjamin Tissell* Collecting Man #1, Ghost of Christmas Present, Businessman 1
Nikki Weaver* Belle, Mrs. Dilber, Topper
Elleon Dobias Fred, Mrs. Fezziwig, Understudy: Fan, Peter
Sarah Smith Collecting Man #2, Molly, Edna, Understudy: Belle, Mrs. Dilber, Topper
Colin Kane Mr. Fezziwig, Lighthouse Keep 2, Businessman 3, Undertaker’s Man, Understudy: Collecting Man #1, Ghost of Christmas Present, Businessman 1
Anthony Michael Shepard^ Past, Lighthouse Keeper 1, Businessman 2, Understudy: Marley, Bob Cratchit, Old Joe
Sammy Rios Old Joe, Mrs. Cratchit, Elizabeth
Jasmyn Tilford^ Dick Wilkins, Hermione
Lulu Kashiwabara Fan, Peter
Tabitha Wells-Benitez Martha
Serelle Strickland Fezziwig's daughter, Belinda
Divine Crane Fezziwig daughter, Belinda
Margot Weaver Girl singing a carol, Fezziwig daughter, Alice, Want, Turkey Girl
Mila Kashiwabara Girl singing a carol, Fezziwig daughter, Alice, Want, Turkey Girl
Victoria L. Fezziwig guest, Willie, Ignorance (played as boys)
Zahara Beamer Fezziwig guest, Willie, Ignorance
Aevah Gardner Boy Scrooge, Fezziwig guest, Tim
James Lovely Boy Scrooge, Fezziwig guest, Tim
Shirley Bardone Swing Belle, Mrs. Dilber, Topper, Fred, Mrs. Fezziwig, Collecting Man #2, Molly, Edna, Fan, Peter
Brave Sohacki Swing Marley, Bob Cratchit, Old Joe, Past, Lighthouse Keeper 1, Businessman, Mr. Fezziwig, Lighthouse Keep 2, Businessman 3, Undertaker’s Man
Claire Rigsby Understudy Mrs. Cratchit, Elizabeth, Old Joe, Fred, Mrs. Fezziwig
Mingus Smithingham Youth Understudy Girl singing a carol, Fezziwig daughter, Alice, Want, Turkey Girl, Fezziwig guest, Willie, Ignorance, Peter Young Scrooge.
Director Brian Weaver
Music Director Benjamin Tissell
Cultural Competency and Creative Consultant Keela Johnson
Original Scenic Designer Owen Walz
Original Lighting Designer Solomon Weisbard ~
Costumer Dayna Lucas
Assistant Costumer / Run Crew Maia Denzler ^
Prop Manager/ Run Crew Ryann St Julien
Keela Johnson Cultural Competency and Creative Consultant
Cassie Greer* Stage Manager
Thyra Hartshorn* Assistant Stage Manager & Associate Lighting Designer
Sam Kemp Assistant Lighting Director
Jasmyn Tilford ^ Assistant Stage Manager
Jon Wykoff Covid Compliance Office
Allison Blaine Designer/Head Electrician
David Pritchard Scenic Artist
Tabitha Wells Child Wrangler
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