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MICHIGAN TECH THEATRE PRESENTS
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Charles Dickens adapted to the stage by Romulus Linney
PERFORMED BY TECH THEATRE COMPANY
DIRECTED BY TRISH HELSEL
The seating for this show is general admission.
Run Time 110 min with intermission | Public Welcome
A holiday ghost story for all ages! Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.
Content Considerations // fog, haze, and strobe lights
Orphan Boy | Lillyana Birondo (Thursday/Saturday), Avery Roberts (Friday/Sunday)
Boy Scrooge | Kira Swartz
Fan | Grace Chandler
Ebeneezer Scrooge | Joseph Pickens
Fred | Spencer Drow
Bob Cratchit | Alex Dannels
Gentleman One | Konraad VanDyke
Gentleman Two | Chris Kirschke
Caroline | Anna VanNiejenhuis
Caroline’s Husband | Andrew Swartz
Jacob Marley | Blaine Wheaton
Ghost of Christmas Past | Tara Vohs
Orson | Xander Van Susante
Valentine | Vance Joyal
Young Scrooge | Chase Mead
Mr. Fezziwig | Carter Buchanan
Mrs. Fezziwig | Amanda Coronado
Fezziwig Daughters | Paige Woodruff, Reagan Aho, Sophie Cyr, Julia Freitas
Belle | Marina Terenzi
Fiddler | Kyle Magennis
Ghost of Christmas Present | Mark Wilcox
Mrs. Cratchit | Madison Green
Peter Cratchit | Caleb Han
Belinda Cratchit | Bella Rich
Gillian Cratchit | Maija Mechlin
Miranda Cratchit | Eva Inal
Martha Cratchit | Lucy O’Neill
Tiny Tim Cratchit | Leila Inal
Julia | Alyssa Helminen
Lucy | Becca Feber
Topper | Dhruva Dayal
First Businessman | Andrew Swartz
Second Businessman | Carter Buchanan
“Ignorance” | Ara Archer Mira
“Want” | Ewaoluwa Ayo-Akinola
Old Joe | Blaine Wheaton
Charwoman | Becca Feber
Laundress | Alyssa Helminen
Undertaker’s Woman | Dhruva Dayal
Ragamuffin Boy | Ayolami Ayo-Akinola
Caroline’s Daughters | Ewaoluwa Ayo-Akinola and Ara Mira Archer
Christmas Yet to Come | Chase Mead
Public Tickets are on sale now.
Student Rush tickets are available 30 minutes before the performance. You can skip the line by reserving online at any time.
Michigan Tech Theatre creates entertainment events for the Keweenaw, sharing the creative and scholarly work of students and faculty from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
Patricia Helsel, Director, is a Professor of Theatre and head of Theatre and Electronic Media Performance at Michigan Tech. Patricia has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting and Directing from Minnesota State University - Mankato, and a B.A. degree in Theatre and Music, from Elmira College. Patricia has taught Acting, Voice, Dialects, Musical Theatre, Introduction to Theatre, Public Speaking, and Oral Interpretation at Utah State University, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Northwestern State University, and The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. Her professional work includes directing and performance (stage, radio, T.V.). She served as the Artistic Director for the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, Director and Youth Program Coordinator for Robidoux Resident Theatre, Guest Director for Okoboji Summer Theatre, Director for Northern Utah Theatre Society, and Director/Educator for the Unicorn Children's Theatre.