Seven children and five adults in Victorian costume surround the actor playing Scrooge on set at Ford’s Theatre. A young boy (playing Tiny Tim) sits on Scrooge’s shoulders.
Edward Gero (center) as Scrooge and the cast of the new Ford’s Theatre production of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, directed by Michael Baron. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A Christmas Carol

date November 23, 2009 — February 3, 2010

Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. Originally conceived by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and joy of Dickens’s Yuletide classic. 

Artistic Team

Written by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Michael Wilson
Director Michael Baron
Scenic Design Lee Savage
Costume Design Alejo Vietti
Lighting Design Rui Rita
Original Music and Sound Design Josh Schmidt
Choreographer Shea Sullivan
Wig Design Charles G. LaPointe
Choral Direction Jay Crowder
Dialects and Vocal Director Leigh Wilson Smily
Associate Directors James D. Gardner
Production Stage Manager Craig A. Horness
Assistant Stage Manager Kate Kilbane
Casting Mark Ramont

Cast

Headshot for actor Christopher Bloch.

Christopher Bloch

Bob Cratchit

Headshot for actor Michael Bunce.

Michael Bunce

Solicitor #1/Undertaker

Silhouette of a human head on black.

Steven Carpenter

Solicitor #2

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Felicia Curry

Doll Vendor/Ghost of Christmas Past

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Nick DePinto

Fred/Young Scrooge

Silhouette of a human head on black.

Erin Driscoll

Mrs. Fred

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Drew Eshelman

Jacob Marley/Old Joe

Silhouette of a human head on black.

Edward Gero

Ebenezer Scrooge

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Eleasha Gamble

Mrs. Fred’s Sister/Beggar Woman

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Rick Hammerly

Mr. Fezziwig

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Amy McWilliams

Mrs. Cratchit

Headshot for Stephen Schmidt.

Stephen F. Schmidt

Clock Vendor

Silhouette of a human head on black.

Margo Seibert

Belle

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Judy Simmons

Mrs. Dilber/Mrs. Fezziwig/Mother at Doll Stand

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Anne Stone

Fruit Vendor/Ghost of Christmas Present

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Bronwyn van Joolen

Martha Cratchit

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Jacob Yeh

Topper/Young Marley

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Jamie Eacker

Understudy

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Vishal Vaidya

Understudy

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Garrett O’Donnell

Tiny Tim

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Jordi Parry

Tiny Tim

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Jaira Noelani Byrams

Fan/Daughter at Doll Stand

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Alison Cenname

Fan/Daughter at Doll Stand

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Jacob Land

Peter Cratchit/School Boy

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Adam LeKang

Peter Cratchit/School Boy

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Colin Cech

Turkey Boy/Ignorance/Boy Scrooge

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Marley McKay

Turkey Boy/Ignorance/Boy Scrooge

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Brittany O’Grady

Belinda Cratchit/School Girl

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Virginia Tucker

Belinda Cratchit/School Girl

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Katja Volker

Want/School Girl

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Jaden Burnett

Want/School Girl

From the Gallery

Seven children and one adult in Victorian costume surround the actor playing Scrooge on set at Ford’s Theatre. A young boy (playing Tiny Tim) sits on Scrooge’s shoulders.

Edward Gero (center) as Scrooge and the cast of the new Ford’s Theatre production of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Michael Baron. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A woman dressed in a richly decorated green Victorian-style dress holds up a gold goblet and smiles. On the left, a grumpy man named Ebenezer Scrooge, stands in his Victorian-nightshirt, robe and nightcap.

Edward Gero as Ebenezer Scrooge and Anne Stone as the Ghost of Christmas Present in the new Ford’s Theatre production of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Michael Baron. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A ghostly figure covered in chains grabs the left shoulder of a grumpy man who is dressed in Victorian-style pajamas and nightcap.

Drew Eshelman as the ghost of Jacob Marley and Edward Gero as Ebenezer Scrooge in the new Ford’s Theatre production of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Michael Baron. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.