A Christmas Carol: A Radio Drama

Thursday, December 8, 2011

7:00 PM

Gather 'round The Greene Space for the performance of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol: A Radio Drama.  A Christmas Carol, a novella by English author Charles Dickens tells the story  of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge, played by F. Murray Abraham, and his transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.

These roles and more are played by our beloved WNYC and WQXR radio hosts.  The novella has stood the test of time and is a timeless classic that still touches the hearts of audiences worldwide. A Christmas Carol, has never been out of print, and has been adapted to film, opera, and—now--radio. 

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Artistic Team:

Elliott Forrest, Director

Arthur Yorinks, Writer

Fred Newman, (Prairie Home Companion) Sound Effects

John Forster, Composer/Pianist

 

Cast:

Narrator – John Schaefer

Scrooge – F. Murray Abraham

Bob Cratchit – Jeff Spurgeon

Child – Jalen Robinson (11 year old Student)

Nephew – Jad Abumrad

Gentleman – Richard Hake

Marley – David Garland

Mrs. Dilber – Naomi Lewin

Christmas Past – Nimet Habachy

Young Scrooge – Elliott Forrest

Fan – Naomi Lewin

Fezziwig – Brian Zumhagen

Belle – Lorraine Mattox

Adult Scrooge - Elliott Forrest

Christmas Present – Robert Krulwich

Mrs. Cratchit – Brooke Gladstone

Belinda – Naomi Lewin

Martha – Lorraine Mattox

Peter Cratchit – Jad Abumrad

Tiny Tim – Jalen Robinson

Nephew’s Wife – Lorraine Mattox

Businessman 1 – Richard Hake

Businessman 2 – David Garland

Miss Eliza – Brooke Gladstone

Undertaker – Robert Kurlwich

Old Joe – Brian Zumhagen

Boy – Jalen Robinson