The DCPA Theatre Company is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the return of A Christmas Carol in the newly renovated Wolf Theatre running November 19 through December 26.
After three years, the highly anticipated Denver holiday tradition returns. Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption.
“We are incredibly thrilled to celebrate the return of theatre at the DCPA with an audience holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol,” said DCPA Theatre Company Artistic Director Chris Coleman. “I cannot think of a better way to welcome audiences back to live theatre and share in the joy of the holiday season in our newly renovated space.”
A Christmas Carol will include the return of Sam Gregory (Twelfth Night, DCPA) as Scrooge, Brian Vaughn (A Christmas Carol, DCPA) as Bob Cratchit/Fiddler/Ensemble, and DCPA debut of Logan Turner (A Charlie Brown Christmas, Neighborhood Music & Theatre) as Tiny Tim/School Boy.
The favorite holiday production will also include Ricky Abilez (Shakespeare in Love, South Coast Repertory) as Dick Wilkins/Peter Cratchit/Ensemble, Samuel Bird (The Who’s Tommy, DCPA) as Boy Scrooge/Ignorance, Landon Tate Boyle (Ragtime, Utah Shakespeare Festival) as Male Understudy, Alice Britton (Shrek the Musical, Denver School of the Arts) as Belinda, Elleon Dobias (once, National Tour) as Female Understudy, Michael Fitzpatrick (42nd Street, National Tour) as Fezziwig/Subscription Gentleman/Londoner/Ensemble, Peyton Goossen (A Christmas Carol, DCPA) as Fan/Want, Cecilia Iole(Pirates of Penzance, Utah Shakespeare Festival) as Street Singer/Parent/Miss Fezziwig/Sister-in-Law/Debtor/Ensemble, Cody Jacobs (Legally Blonde, Illini Union Board Musicals) as Male Understudy, Kat Lee (Ragtime, Utah Shakespeare Festival) as Martha/Miss Fezziwig/Parent/Maid/Ensemble, Ronan Marvin(Anna Karenina, DCPA) as School Boy, Tim McCracken (Anna Karenina, DCPA) as Scrooge Understudy, Chloe McLeod (Anna Karenina, DCPA) as Female Understudy, Chris Mixon (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, DCPA) as Old Joe/Labourer/Schoolmaster/Belle Husband/Ensemble, Leslie O’Carroll (A Doll’s House, DCPA) as Mrs. Fezziwig/Laundress/Giggler/Ensemble, Erick Pinnick (Summer, National Tour) as Christmas Present/Subscription Gentleman/Parent/Ensemble, Jim Poulos (RENT, Broadway) as Fred/Young Ebenezer, Undertaker’s Man/Ensemble, Jeffrey Roark (Sweeney Todd, DCPA) as Jacob Marley/Ensemble, Christian Ray Robinson (Ocean in a Teacup, Off-Broadway) as Labourer/Suitor/Party Guest/Ensemble, Marco Robinson (Wild Fire, DCPA) as Labourer/Suitor/Parent/Topper/Debtor/Ensemble, Christine Rowan (Sweeney Todd, DCPA) as Charwoman/Future Belle/Maid/Ensemble, André Spathelf Sanders (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Utah Shakespeare Festival) as Christmas Future/Labourer/Suitor/Parent/Ensemble, Hanley Smith (The Last Five Years, Syracuse Stage) as Belle/Fred’s Wife/Maid/Ensemble, Shannan Steele (Sweeney Todd, DCPA) as Miss Fezziwig/Londoner/Parent/Party Guest/Ensemble, Katy Tang (Sweeney Todd, South Coast Repertory) as Christmas Past/Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble, Lucas Turner (A Christmas Carol, DCPA) as Beggar Child/School Boy, Liam VanDijk (DCPA debut) as Edward Cratchit/School Boy, Radley Wright (A Doll’s House, DCPA) as School Boy/Turkey Boy.
The production, led by Director Melissa Rain Anderson (A Christmas Carol, DCPA), includes lighting design by Lonnie Rafael Alcaraz (American Mariachi, South Coast Repertory), sound design by Craig Breitenbach (First Date, DCPA), production management by Matthew Campbell, orchestration by Gregg Coffin (Duke on 42nd Street, Off-Broadway), costume design by Kevin Copenhaver (Twelfth Night, DCPA), voice and dialect coaching by Kathryn G. Maes Ph.D, music direction by Joshua Zecher-Ross (Be More Chill, Broadway), choreography by Christine Rowan (A Christmas Carol, DCPA), set design by Vicki Smith (The Christians, DCPA), casting by Grady Soapes, CSA (Wild Fire, DCPA), and stage management by Heidi Echtenkamp (You Lost Me, DCPA), Michael G. Morales (Wild Fire, DCPA), and Malia Stoner (A Doll’s House, DCPA).
A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Richard Hellesen
Music by David de Berry
Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson
November 19 – December 26, 2021 | Wolf Theatre
Tickets for A Christmas Carol start at $30 and may be purchased at denvercenter.org, 303-893-4100 or in person in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex at 14th and Curtis.
Currently for all indoor seated performances, the DCPA requires patrons 12+ to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination, those under 12 must show proof of a negative test, and all patrons 2+ must wear a mask. For full policy details and regular updates, visit denvercenter.org/reopening.