Pictured: Gary Neal Johnson (who will reprise his role as Scrooge this season), Cheryl Weaver, Rusty Sneary and Ken Sandberg in 2017’s production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Photo by Cory Weaver.
Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast and crew for Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted by former Artistic Director Eric Rosen.
Directed by Marissa Wolf, who recently departed KCRep and is now the Artistic Director of Portland Center Stage in Oregon, the production features Gary Neal Johnson as Scrooge, Mark Robbins as Dickens, Walter Coppage as Marley, Bree Elrod as Christmas Past, Shanna Jones as Christmas Present, Bradley Thomas as Christmas Yet-to-Come/Dick Wilkins, Logan Black as Bob Cratchit, Nicole Marie Green as Mrs. Cratchit, Sam Cordes as Fred/Young Ebenezer, Brianna Woods as Mrs. Fred/Belle, John Rensenhouse as Fezziwig/Old Joe, Peggy Friesen as Mrs. Fezziwig/Harp, Lauren Braton (Quartet, Soprano), Alison Jones (Quartet, Alto), Joseph Carr (Quartet, Tenor), John-Michael Zuerlein (Quartet, Bass), Cheryl Weaver as Charwoman, Ashley Wheat (ensemble), Khalif Gillett as Topper, Marianne McKenzie as Laundress, Jason Francescon as Undertaker, Freddy Acavedo (ensemble), Jonathan Schriock (violin), and Mike Prucha (reeds). There are also two youth ensembles of twelve actors each that alternate performances throughout the production.
The production team includes John Ezell (Scenic Design) Stella Tag (Costume Design), Kaitlyn Pietras and Jason Thompson (Lighting and Projections Design), Joshua Horvath (Sound Design), Anthony Edwards (Music Director), Rufus Burns (Assistant Director), and Jonathan
Schriock (Assistant Music Director). Sadie DeSantis serves as the Production Stage Manager.
The 38th production of KCRep’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL runs November 16 – December 30. For more information visit kcrep.org.