A CHRISTMAS CAROL
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 28 – December 31
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
Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Affinity Nights: December 1 and 11 at 7pm, 28 at 2pm
ASL Interpreted Performances:
December 9 at 7pm, 11 at 2pm
Proof of COVID vaccine or negative test from a healthcare provider required for entry — for all patrons including children.
Masks covering nose and mouth must be covered at all times.
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!
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Photos from A Christmas Carol 2019 by Brud Giles.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Cycerli Ash*
Bob Cratchit, Lighthouse Keeper, Businessman: La’ Tevin Alexander^
Fred, Mr. Fezziwig, Miner, Old Joe: Benjamin Tissell*
Marley, Mrs. Cratchit, Miner’s Wife, Topper, Business Man: Nikki Weaver*
Collecting Man, Ghost of Christmas Present, Undertaker’s Man: Tyler Andrew Jones
Mrs. Fezziwig, Elizabeth: Shirley Bardone
Collecting Man, Belle, Mrs. Dilber: Isabelle Jennings-Pickering+
Martha, Molly, Ship’s Pilot, Hermione: Teisha Riley+
Dick Wilkins, Ship’s Watch, Edna, Ghost of Christmas Future: Jasmyn Tilford+
Young Scrooge, Businessman, Lighthouse Keeper: Jacob Ashe
Ensemble: Tabitha Wells-Benitez
Fan, Belinda, Fezziwig daughter, caroler of London: Lulu Kashiwabara, Elizabeth Tran, Imani Hill
Boy at Scrooge’s window, Boy Scrooge, Peter, Ignorance, Turkey Boy: Margot Penny Weaver, Mila Kashiwabara
Alice, Fezziwig guest, Want: Victoria L.
Willie, Fezziwig guest, Want: Henry Bieker
Tim, Fezziwig party guest, caroler of London: Stella Acosta-Hawkins, Aevah Gardner
Ghost of Christmas Past, Ensemble: Imani Hill, Lulu Kashiwabara
Understudies: La’ Tevin Alexander^, Joshua Weinstein*^, Voni Kengla^
Music Director: Benjamin Tissell
Assistant Director: Corinne Gaucher^
Stage Manager: David Levine*
Rehearsal Stage Manager: Riley Lozano^
Assistant Stage Manager: Thyra Hartshorn*
Original Scenic Designer: Owen Walz
Original Lighting Designer: Solomon Weisbard~
Lighting Designer & Props Manager: Blanca Forzan
Costume Designer: Hadley Yoder
Production Manager: Thyra Hartshorn
Master Electrician: Allison Blaine
Production Design Apprentice: Maia Denzler+
Stage Management Apprentice: Jasmyn Tilford+
Production Assistant: Precious Felix
Scenic Artist: David Pritchard
Child Wrangler: Tabitha Wells-Benitez
Cultural Competency and Creative Consultant: Keela Johnson
Dialect Coach: Lauren Modica
Covid Compliance Safety Manager: Jon Wykoff
Thank you to our season sponsors
Thank you to our media sponsor
* Appearing through an Agreement between Portland Playhouse and Actors’ Equity Association,
the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
~ Member of United Scenic Artists.
+ Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member
^ Former Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member
Interested in Getting Involved?
We are always looking for volunteers as well as apprentices, crew members and corporate partnerships.