A Christmas Carol 2005 – Iowa State University Theatre Production

adapted by Jane Cox from the novel by Charles Dickens

It is Christmas Eve and the hardhearted miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is sharing his views on work and money with his nephew and an employee, Bob Cratchit. Later that night, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future all of whom try to bring him to redemption. This well-loved story continues to be a holiday favorite for the entire family.

December 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and December 3 and 10 at 2 p.m.

Fisher Theater – Ames

The Cast

Scrooge – Kevin Geiken

Narrator #1 – Brendan Dunphy
Narrator #2 – Genevieve Henricks
Narrator #3 – Nathan Zobel
Narrator #4 – Malary Harris

Marley – Michael Rubke
Ghost of Christmas Future – Ian Mostrom
Ghost of Christmas Past – Melanie Richter
Ghost of Christmas Present – Chris Ubben
Ignorance – Edward Mahoney
Want – Emily Kresse

People of London
Mr. Hazlitt – William T. Mort
Mrs. Hazlitt – Lindsey Osborne
Man Who Owes Money – Nathan Stienstra
His Wife – Justine Year
Young Man – Justin Weber

The Boarding School
Scrooge as a Boy – Edward Mahoney
Fan (His Sister) as a Girl – Allison Kirstukas
Edward – Justin Weber
Simon – Marcus Weber

The Fezziwig’s Christmas Party
Mr. Fezziwig – Gregory Duckett
Mrs. Fezziwig – Jayne Anderson
Christina Fezziwig – Stephanie Morenz
Christina Fezziwig’s Suitor – William T. Mort
Arabella Fezziwig – Catie Tell
Arabella Fezziwig’s Suitor – Jason Pollard
Lucinda Fezziwig – Vanessa Hansen
Lucinda Fezziwig’s Suitor – Matt Bridges
Young Ebenezer Scrooge – Eric Stoffel
Belle – Kim Chelf
Dick Wilkins – Tim Rhoads
Mabel – Savannah Wadsworth
Child #1 – Marcus Weber
Child #2 – Julie Nagel
Child #3 – Molly Smith
Child #4 – Andie Newell

A London Street
Belle’s Husband – Nathan Larson
Belle’s Daughter – Andie Newell

The Cratchits
Bob Cratchit – Jordan Whalen
Mrs. Cratchit – Alexis Kline
Martha Cratchit – Clarissa Domek
Peter Cratchit – Alex Kirstukas
Mary Cratchit – Sarah Marnin
Belinda Cratchit – Elizabeth Nutty
Tiny Tim – Jackson Weiland

Fred’s Christmas Party
Fred – Brad Dell
Mrs. Fred – Laura Lee Williams
Topper – Scott Siepker
Alice – Emily Eggleston
Phillip – William Downs
Jean – Jenae Hohbein
James – Ian Mostrom
Louise – Allison Drtina

First Woman – Stephanie Morenz
Second Woman – Catie Tell
Man – Matt Bridges
Joe – Michael Rubke

Creative Team

Director – Jane Cox
Costume Designer – Doris Nash
Lighting Designer – Jim Trenberth
Scenic Designer – Robert Sunderman
Stage Manager – Amanda Mayfield
Assistant Stage Manager – David Burrack
Light Board Operator – Adam Moeller
Sound Board Operator – Travis Hilscher
Wardrobe Mistress – Teal Larsen
Wardrobe – A.J. Delfs, Christen Harms, Teal Larsen, Liz Leuthauser, Veronica Skaar
Stagehands – Iftekhar Ashraf, Carrie Hampton, Nathan Pitsch, Megan McGonegle, Beth Purdy, Becky Reed, Andrew Schmeisser, Kaytee Stearns, Daniel Wise
Makeup and Hair Technician – Teal Larsen
Props Master – Megan McGonegle
Photography – Patrick Gouran
Program Design – Liese VanderBroek
Internet Site Coordinator – Jim Trenberth
Costume Shop Supervisor – Doris Nash
Costume Shop Assistants – Brett Burkhardt, Christen Harms, Jessica Havlicek, Rachel Kerrigan, Teal Larsen, Riannan Peterson, Jennifer Phillips
Secretary – Liese VanderBroek
Publicity Assistant – Samantha Davis
Box Office Supervisor – Sarah Hill
House Managers – Jillian Carstensen, Abby Norton
Technical Director – Emily Brainerd
Scene Shop Assistants – Keith Canter, Catherine Fiedler, Cassie Gregorich, Sarah Hill, David Krenz, Megan McGonegle, Andrew Schaffer, Rachael Waggoner, Zach Wilkerson, Ben Wright
Poster Design – Samantha Davis


Production photos by Patrick Gouran

Poster by Samantha Davis

Read about it in Inside Iowa State!