A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Musical
by Zach Theatre

Nov. 22 - Dec. 31
Wednesdays-Sundays

 

 

Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition is back by popular demand for the fourth year in a row. A Christmas Carol plays on stage in the Topfer Theatre November 22 – December 31, 2017 with HARVEY GUION returning to the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. ZACH Theatre's A Christmas Carol combines new hit songs and reimagined carols with traditional Victorian setting and costumes.

Returning to the cast are CHANEL as the Ghost of Christmas Present; RODERICK SANFORD as Ghost of Jacob Marley; KENNY WILLIAMS as the Ghost of Christmas Past; MICHELLE ALEXANDER as Mrs. Fezziwig and Mrs. Cratchit; CK ANDERSON as the Charitable Gentleman Two; JORDAN BARRON as Apprentice Scrooge; KELLY PETLIN as Gwendolyn; and PAUL SANCHEZ as Bob Cratchit. New to this year’s production is TRAVIS GAUDIN as Fred; GRAY RANDOLPH as Richard Wilkins; STEFANIE RENEE SALYERS as Shopkeeper Stiltz; SIDNEY SCOTT as Belle; and KHALI SYKES in the Ensemble. 

The youth ensemble includes MERCY BOVIK; SCARLET CRAIG; LYDIA ENT; STELLA BLUE FRYE-GINSBERG; ALEXA GOODWIN; LANEY GOODRUM; ELLIE GRACE HODGES; SLOANE JOHNSON; BLAKENEY MAHLSTEDT; LOGAN MARCUM; WILLIAM MAY; THOMAS MORELLI; GEORGIA ORCHID; ALYSA SPIRO; CECILE WILLIAMS; CARLI VINCIGUERRA; LUKE WEAVER; CHARLIE WELLAND; and CLAIRE WILCOX. 

 

(photo by Kirk R. Tuck, 2016 production)

 

A Christmas Carol is adapted by ZACH Theatre Producing Artistic Director DAVE STEAKLEYand Directed by BRYAN BRADFORD with Musical Direction by ALLEN ROBERTSON. CHRISTA OLIVER is the Choreographer with BOB LAVALLEE as Scenic Designer, SUSAN BRANCH TOWNE as Costume Designer, and SERRET JENSEN as Hair and Makeup Designer. SARAH EC MAINES is the Lighting Designer with CRAIG BROCK as the Sound Designer, STEVE BAGLIO as the Properties Designer, and CATHERINE ANNE TUCKER as the Stage Manager.

CAST

Harvey Guion – Scrooge 

CHANEL – Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Gilchrist

Roderick Sanford – Jacob Marley/Mr. Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Future/Ensemble

Kenny Williams –Ghost of Christmas Past/ Charitable Gentleman One/Ensemble

Michelle Alexander – Mrs. Fezziwig/ Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble

CK Anderson –Charitable Gentlemen Two/Topper/Ensemble

Jordan Barron – Apprentice Scrooge/Ensemble

Travis Gaudin – Fred/Ensemble

Kelly Petlin – Gwendolyn/Ensemble

Gray Randolph – Richard Wilkins/Ensemble

Stefanie Renee Salyers – Shopkeeper Stiltz/Ghost Backup/Ensemble

Paul Sanchez – Bob Cratchit/Ensemble

Sidney Scott – Belle/Ensemble

Khali Sykes – Ensemble

Adi Dahl – Tiny Tim

Colin White – Tiny Tim

Logan Marcum – Beggar Boy/Student Scrooge/Ignorance/Ensemble

Thomas Morelli – Beggar Boy/Ensemble

Scarlet Craig – Fan/Ensemble

Blakeney Mahlstedt – Fan/Want/Ensemble

Charlie Welland – Student Scrooge/Ensemble

Luke Weaver – Peter Cratchit/Ensemble

Mercy Bovik – Martha Cratchit/Ensemble

Sloane Johnson – Belinda Cratchit/Ensemble

Georgia Orchid – Belinda Cratchit/Ensemble

Stella Blue Frye-Ginsberg – Cratchit Family/Ensemble

Ella Grace Hodges – Cratchit Family/Ensemble

Alysa Spiro – Cratchit Family/Want/Ensemble

William May – Ignorance/Ensemble

Claire Wilcox – Ensemble

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Bryan Bradford – Director

Allen Robertson – Music Director

Christa Oliver – Choreographer 

Bob Lavallee – Scenic Designer

Susan Branch Towne – Costume Designer

Serret Jensen – Hair and Makeup Designer

Sarah EC Maines – Lighting Designer

Craig Brock – Sound Designer

Steve Baglio – Properties Designer

Catherine Anne Tucker – Stage Manager

Megan Barrett – Assistant Stage Manager

Megan Smith – Assistant Stage Manager

Anne-Marie Kolb – Stage Management Intern

Kelly Petlin – Dance Captain

 

 


A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Musical
by Dave Steakley, adapting Charles DIckens
Zach Theatre

Wednesdays-Sundays,
November 22 - December 31, 2017
Zach Theatre
1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX, 78704

Special Events in celebration of A Christmas Carol:

  • Wednesday Post-Show Discussion – Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • ASL Interpreted, Open Captioned, and Audio Described – November 29, 2017

 

Tickets start at $25 and are available online at zachtheatre.org, by phone at 512-476-0541, or in person at the ZACH Theatre Box Office, in the Topfer Theatre, 202 South Lamar Boulevard (corner of Riverside Drive and South Lamar) Monday through Saturday, 12–5p.m.  ZACH Theatre is wheelchair accessible.  Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more. Student Rush Tickets are $20 one hour before show time (with valid ID).

Age Recommendation: Six and up.

Run time: Two hours and twenty minutes including one twenty-minute intermission.

Heritage Title Company of Austin is Presenting Sponsor of A Christmas Carol with Pamela and Scott Reichardt as Executive Producer Plus, and A&F Drum Company, Frost Bank, and KMFA as a Supporting Sponsors.