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By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Nick Schneider
Original Music by Tim Schirmer
Original Song Lyrics by Seamus Reilly and Cheri Coons

Director: J.W. Morrissette
Scenic Designer: Lee Boyer
Sound Designer: Jon Schoenoff
Properties Designer: Kis Knekt
Stage Manager: Scott Harman
Musical Director: Tim Schirmer
Costume Designer: Barbara T. Schoenoff
Staging Designer: Dallas Street
Technical Director: David G. Dillman
Lighting Designer: Sean Murphy
Hair/Wig and Makeup Design: Rene Chadwick
Assistant Stage Manager: Becky Cox

December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7 p.m.
December 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 at 3 p.m.

Produced by the Parkland College Fine and Applied Arts Department
and Bah Humbug Productions


Fred (Scrooge's nephew): Brad Mehrtens
Nelly (Fred's wife): Elizabeth A. Mueller
Topper (friend of Fred): David Barkley
Charlotte (Fred's sister in law): Debra Myers Dobbs
William (friend of Fred): Matthew P. Eberle
Beatrice (William's wife): Danielle Macomber
Ebenezer Scrooge (old man): Nick Schneider
Bob Cratchit (Scrooge's clerk): David N. Morgan
Mrs. Malloy (seamstress): Cassandra Wentz
George Malloy (seamstress' son): Dominic Wentz
Gentleman #1 (solicitor): Keith Hayes
Gentleman #2 (solicitor): Al Heckman
Jacob Marley (Scrooge's former partner): Jennifer Goran
The Ghost of Christmas Past (an androgynous spirit): Dominique Allen
Young Scrooge (at age 11): Dante Caruso Dobbs
Fan (Scrooge's sister): Kaitie Schable
Schoolboy: Quinten Jacob Crook
Schoolboy: Dominic Wentz
Schoolgirl: Madelyn Gunn
Jeremy Scrooge (Ebenezer's father): Keith Hays
Mr. Fezziwig (jovial distributor): Brad Mehrtens
Young Scrooge (at age 20): Matthew P. Eberle
Dick Wilkins (work colleague of Scrooge): Charles A. Miericke*
Rose (Fezziwig employee): Kelly Barbour Conerty
Sarah (Fezziwig employee): Breelyn Mehrtens
Victoria (Fezziwig employee): Cassandra Wentz
Mrs. Fezziwig: Angela Schneider
Belle (daughter of Fezziwig): Katherine Lamb
Anne (daughter of Fezziwig): Cassie Farren
Jane (daughter of Fezziwig): Asia Woodward
Fiddler Wadkins (musician): David Barkley
Belle's Husband: Edward Cotton*
The Ghost of Christmas Present (boisterous spirit): Brian Chaille
Amos (citizen, Elizabeth's husband): David Barkley
Elizabeth (citizen, Amos' wife): Breelyn Mehrtens
Reveller #1 (street person): Al Heckman
Reveller #2 (street person): Keith Hays
Reveller #3 (street person): Edward Cotton*
Mrs. Cratchit: Kelly Barbour Conerty
Peter Cratchit (oldest son): Gabe Chaille
Belinda Cratchit (daughter): Madelyn Gunn
Melinda Cratchit (daughter): Caitlin Caruso Dobbs
Little Bob Cratchit (son): Quinten Jacob Crook
Martha Cratchit (eldest daughter): Hannah Schilling
Tiny Tim Cratchit (youngest son): Dominique Allen
Ignorance (male child): Sophie Hortin
Want (female child): Claire Hortin
The Ghost of Christmas Future (mysterious spirit): Charles A. Miericke*
Mrs. Smythe (caretaker to Scrooge): Angela Schneider
Mrs. Dilber (laundress): Jennifer Goran
Old Joe (pawnbroker): Keith Hays
James (undertaker's assistant): Dominic Wentz
Businessman #1 (broker): Al Heckman
Businessman #2 (broker): Brian Chaille
Businesswoman (broker): Breelyn Merhtens
Richard (indebted to Scrooge): Edward Cotton*
Caroline (Richard's wife): Cassie Farren
Merchant #1 (shop owner): Matthew P. Eberle
Merchant #2 (shop owner: David Barkley
Messenger Boy: Dante Caruso Dobbs
Poulterer (shopkeeper): Breelyn Mehrtens

*Parkland College Theatre Major

Publication Date

Fall 12-6-2007

Production Year


Theatre Location

Harold and Jean Miner Theatre


Champaign, IL


Christmas, carol, 2007


Theatre and Performance Studies

A Christmas Carol, 2007


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