Larry Yando to Play Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for 11th Year in a Row
Complete casting has been announced for the Goodman Theatre production.
Chicago's Goodman Theatre has announced the cast for its 41st annual production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, directed by Henry Wishcamper and adapted by Tom Creamer. The production runs November 17-December 30.
For the 11th year in a row, Larry Yando will take on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, with Paris Strickland reprising her performance as Tiny Tim for the second year. The company is also made up of Asher Alcantara (Boy Scrooge, Peter Cratchit), Justin Amolsch (musician, French horn), Breon Arzell (Dick Wilkins), Kareem Bandealy (narrator, Jacob Marley), Jasmine Bracey (Ghost of Christmas Present), Molly Brennan (Ghost of Christmas Past), Ali Burch (Frida), Ariana Burks (Martha Cratchit, Fan), Margaret Chong (Emily Cratchit), Andrew Coi (musician, fiddler), Thomas Cox (Bob Cratchit), Henry Lombardo (Ignorance, Tiny Tim alternate), Lily Mojekwu (Mrs. Cratchit), Andy Nagraj (Ortle), Maya Reyna (Belinda Cratchit), Sadieh Rifai (Belle), Barbara Robertson (Old Joe, Schoolmaster), Madeline Ruhl (musician, flute), Malcolm Ruhl (accordion), Christopher Sheard (Young Scrooge), Nelson Simmons (Turkey Child), Penelope Walker (Mrs. Fezziwig, Mrs. Crumb), and Jonah D. Winston (Mr. Fezziwig).
The creative team features Todd Rosenthal (set designer), Heidi Sue McMath (costume designer), Andrew Hansen (composer), Richard Woodbury (sound designer), Malcolm Ruhl (music director), Keith Parham (lighting designer), Tommy Rapley (choreographer), Kate DeVore (dialect coach), and ZFX Inc. (flying effects).