Cast announced for ‘Christmas Carol – a ghost story of Christmas’

"A Christmas Carol" at Fox Theater in McCook Dec. 8-11
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The cast for this holiday season’s production of a Charles Dickens adaptation of “Christmas Carol” in McCook has been announced.

McCook Community College Theater Instructor Mark Hardiman will direct the production – a joint presentation by MCC and the Southwest Nebraska Community Theater Association. Rachel Witt is the assistant director/sound designer.

“Christmas Carol - a ghost story of Christmas” will star Don Harpst as Scrooge.

Performances will be at the McCook Fox Theatre Dec. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., Dec. 10 and 11 at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 and $10 for students and available at: Garrisons, online, at the box office one hour before the show, or call 308-340-5746.

Here is the cast in order of appearance:

Charles Coleman - The Ghost of Jacob Marley

Katrine Bogardus - The Ghost of Christmas Past, Belle, Older Belle

Bryce Osterman -The Ghost of Christmas Present

Don Harpst - Ebenezer Scrooge

Ethan Poore - Bob Cratchit

Konnor Witt - Fred, Fezziwig, Father, Shopper Lighthouse Keeper, Man with Monstrous Chin, Wealthy Man, Husband

Erin Herron - The Portly Gentlewoman, Girl in Field, Mrs. Fezziwig, Mrs. Cratchit, Sister, Miner

Matthew Herron - The Portly Gentleman, Young Scrooge, Shopper Helmsman, Topper, Red Faced Man

Marcus Ingels - Caroler, Boy in a Field, Dick Wilkins, Bell's son, Scrooge's Corpse, Peter Cratchit, Lighthouse Keeper

Ruth Malcom - Little Fan, Young Miss Fezziwig’s, Daughter, Belinda Cratchit, 

Mindy Malcom - Fezziwig Party Guest, Mrs. Dilber

Aubrey Neuffler - Miss Fezziwig, Cratchit Girl, Caroline

Audrey Wilson - Miss. Fezziwig, Older Girl, Martha Cratchit, Sister, Third Businesswoman

Roger Stupka - Fiddler, Old Man, Businessman, Wealthy Man, Undertaker's Man, Polterer

Benjamin Murillo - Older Boy, Little Bob

Caleb Stark - Tiny Tim, Ignorance

Olivia Johnson - Niece, Charwoman, Caroline,

Production Staff:

Mark Hardiman - director/adapter

Rachel Witt - assistant director/sound designer

Delaney Dewey - stage manager

August Roy – dialect/design coach

Physical Design Staff

Russell Ankerson - sound reinforcement design

Sheryl Havens - costume design

Charles Froman - set construction

Chuck Trail Set - design/construction

Dian Trail - set design/scenic painting

Jim Pleinis - set design/construction

John Trail - set design/construction

Charlotte Froman - scenic painting